Liu Weimo

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2023 to May 2024

Liu Weimo is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a master’s in Religion from Renmin University of China. She furthered her studies at the Faculty of Classics and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, where she earned her M.Phil.’s degree in Classics and was awarded Newnham’s Wood Whistler Winner for the best essay in 2012. In 2015, she received her Ph.D. from Sun Yat-sen University. Before her current position at CASS, she also completed a two-year postdoctoral research program at the Department of History of the Sciences and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Weimo’s research interests include: Ancient philosophy, the History of sciences (astronomy, medicine, and music), and Comparative studies. Her present research at HYI will focus on a comparative study of cosmologies in ancient Greece and China. For this research, antiquity functions as a method, Greek and Chinese cosmologies afford perspectives, and the histories of cultural interactions provide evidence.

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