1977-1980 Research Associate Institute of World History, Chinese
1985 Research Fellow American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi,
1986-1988 Assistant Professor Institute of World History, Chinese
1987 Dec.-1988 Jan. The Expert of Indian History in the delegation
of the Chinese
1988-1993 Associate Professor and Deputy Director Department of Ancient
1988 April-May Trip to the US for the Conference on Asian Religions
held at the
1988-1989 History department, Beijing University, teaching ancient Indian history.
1990 Jan.-Feb. The Expert of Indian History in the Research Group
of the State
1990-1991 Fellow Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,
1990 Nov. Giving lecture on the Propagation of Buddhism and the Urban
1991 Jan. Giving lectures on the Spread of Buddhism to China in the
1991, Fall History Department, University of Texas at Austin, teaching
1993 - present Professor, Institute of World History, Chinese
Academy of Social
1994 Director of the Department Ancient and Medieval History,
1994, Feb. Fellow of ICSSR, making a research tour in India,
giving lectures on
1994, Fall Department of History, University of Texas at Austin, teaching
1994 Nov. Giving lecture on “Silk and Religion” at the Woodrow Wilson
1997 Sept.-1998 Jun. Visiting Fellow in the Department of East
Asian Studies, Princeton
Spring Semester 1998 Teaching a course of Chinese Culture at the
Joseph Lauder Institute of
June - July 1998 Visiting scholar of Maison des Sciences de l’homme, Paris
1998, Oct. Giving lecture entitled “Pilgrimage and Trade
in South Asia,” at the
Fall Semester1998 Teaching courses of Third Year Chinese and Fifth
Year Chinese (Modern
Spring Semester 1999 Teaching courses of Third Year Chinese and
the Silk Road at Department
Fall Semester of 1999 Teaching a course of Early China at Department
of History, College of
Fall Semester of 2000 Teaching pre-modern Indian history and Chinese history at the College of New Jersey
Spring Semester of 2000-Present Part-time faculty, Department of History, the College of New Jersey, teaching Chinese Civilization, Indian History, and the Silk Road
Department of Oriental Ph.D. 1985
Honors and awards:
Grant of American Association of University Women, 1984
Grant of Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1990;
The book Ancient India and Ancient China, Trade and Religious Exchanges,
A.D.1-600 won the Award for Outstanding Research Works done between 1977-1991
in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Memberships in Professional Societies:
Member and Director on Board, Association of South Asian Studies,
Member and Director on Board, Association of Ancient and Medieval
Member of American Association of Asian Studies
Member of American Historical Association
Member of the World History Association
Ancient India and Ancient China: Trade and Religious Exchanges, A.D. 1-600, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1988.
A Social History of Ancient India, Beijing: the Publisher of Chinese Social Sciences, 1990.
Studies on Monarchism and Despotism in the Ancient World, co-editor, Beijing: the Publisher of Chinese Social Sciences, 1993
Silk and Religion -- An Exploration of Material Life and the Thought
of People in A.D. 600-1200 , Delhi: Oxford University Press 1996.
"Republics in Ancient India," World History, Beijing, 1996, no.3.
"A Study of Primitive Democracy," Historiography Quarterly, Beijing, 1997 no.2.
“Origin of the Caste System in South Asia,” Historiography Quarterly, Beijing, 1998, no.2.
“Social Mobility in the Caste System in South Asia,” Historiography Quarterly, Beijing, 1999, no. 4.
“Silk, Robes and Relations between Early Chinese Dynasties and Nomads beyond the Great Wall,” in Robes and honor: the Medieval World of Investiture, ed. Steward Gordon, St. Martin’s press.
“Migration and Settlement of the Yuezhi-Kushan : Interaction and Interdependence of Nomadic and Sedentary Societies,” the Journal of World History, Fall 2001.
‘Trade and Pilgrimage Routes from Afghanistan to Taxila, Mathura and
the Ganges Plains,” Hindistan Turk Tarihi Arastirmalari, The Journal of
Indo-Turcica, no.1, 2001, 113-140.
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