“Impressions of Early 13th century Central Asia as seen in the poetry of Yelü Chucai”, a lecture by Dr Sally K Church, University of Cambridge researcher, and Prof. Qiu Jiangning, Zhejiang Normal University.
Sally Church is currently a researcher at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge (England), and also at the Needham Research Institute in Cambridge. She is mainly involved in research on the Silk Road, maritime history and Zheng He’s maritime expeditions.
Qiu Jiangning, Professor at Zhejiang Normal University is primarily involved in the study of Yuan, Ming and Qing culture and literature. Her most recent publications are The Yuan Dynasty Kuizhangge School and Other Yuan Literary Schools, Kuizhang literary scholarly groups and Mid-Yuan Literature, and The Annals of Central Government Literati’s Activities in the Yuan Dynasty.
The lecture will be held on 18 October at 4 pm in Room 209, Department of History, Nanjing University.
Translation by Dr. Sally K Church