Rong Xinjiang

(silkroadweek.com) Updated : 2020-06-24


Address: Department of History, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

Tel: +86-13691532963  

E-mail: rxj@pku.edu.cn

Professional Experience:

Sep. 1984 - Jul. 1985  Visiting scholar at Sinological Institute, Leiden University 

Sep. 1985 - Aug. 1993  Assistant, lecturer, and associate professor, Department of History, Peking University

Feb. 1991 - Aug. 1991  Visiting research fellow at the British Library with the British Academy K.C.Wong Fellowships

Aug. 1993 - present  Professor, Department of History, Peking University

Oct. 1996 - Jan. 1997  Visiting fellow at the Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University

Jun. 1997  Visiting professor at École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris

Dec. 2004  Visiting scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University

Jan - Mar. 2007  Visiting scholar at the Chuo University and Toyo Bunko, Japan

Mar. 2008 – present  Yangzi Distinguished Professor of the Peking University

Dec. 2009 - Feb. 2010  Visiting scholar at the Kansai University, Japan.

Mar.2010 – 2017  Director of the Center for Research on Ancient Chinese History, Peking University.

April- May, 2013  Visiting Professor at the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

Sep.-Oct., 2014,   Visiting Professor at the Center for Research on the Asian Buddhism, Ryukoku University, Japan.

2017-  Director of the Center for Research on the Silk Road and Inner Asia, Peking University.

Main Research Fields:

· Cultural exchanges between China and the West from Han to Tang dynasties Chinese history during the Sui, Tang dynasty and Five Dynasties Period

· History of Central Asia

· Dunhuang and Turfan manuscripts

· History of the Silk Road