Ding Yi

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Sep 2011 to Jun 2013

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Allan Yi Ding received his B.E. from Fudan University and University College Dublin in a joint programme in 2008. Majoring in the history of Sung-Yuan China, he spent 3 years at the Institute for Historical Geography (Fudan University) as a master’s student until he was accepted into the master’s programme of Regional Studies – East Asia at Harvard University in 2011. His academic interests rest on the contextualised history of Neo-Confucianism with a perspective taking both literary movement and social transformation into consideration.

Current Research Projects and Interests: Tantric Buddhism in Dunghuang 

Yi Ding. “漢藏分殊:元譯兩種《白傘蓋經》的文獻史背景及宗教史背景” (Marking the difference between Chinese and Tibetan Buddhism: The White Parasol Sutra translated in the Yüan and its historical backgrounds). Qinghua yuanshi 清华元史 3 (2014).

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