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ZHAO SHENGLIANG

Director of DUNHUANG ACADEMY
Zhao Shengliang, comes from Yunnan Province of China. He graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Beijing Normal University in 1984 and started his career at Dunhuang Academy in the same year. He received a Doctorate Degree of Literature from Seijou University, Japan in 2003. He now serves as the Director of Dunhuang Academy and the Chairman of Academic Committee and the Director of Dunhuang Studies Center of Peking University. He is also a visiting researcher at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, a visiting professor at the Tainan National University of the Arts, and a visiting researcher at the Princeton University of the United States of America. He studies Dunhuang grottoes art and art history of China, and has led numerous scientific research projects of national, ministerial and provincial level. He has published over 10 books and more than 100 papers in academic journals in both the Mainland and abroad. His major publications include “A Study on Landscape Backgrounds of murals in Dunhuang Caves”, “The Art History of Dunhuang Grottoes (the sixteen states period and the Northern Dynasty)” and “ A Brief History of Dunhuang Grottoes Art”, which was being listed as one of the “2015 Annual Books of China”.
Speaker’s sessions
Wed, Dec 9, 01:44PM - 02:27PM

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