Wei Bin

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2015 to May 2016

University Affiliation

Wei Bin is a professor in the School of History at Wuhan University. From 1994 to 2004, he studied at Wuhan University and received his B.A. from the Department of Library Science (1998), and M.A. and Ph.D. from the Department of History (2001, 2004). Since then he has worked at Wuhan University as a teacher and researcher. From 2007- 2009, he studied and researched at Tokushima University in Japan. His doctoral thesis discussed the issue of general amnesty edicts and the political order in the late Tang period. In recent years, his research interests have focused on two areas: 1) Cultural landscapes changes of mountains in the Six Dynasties; 2) the regional history of Southern China during the Han-Jin period.

“The Rise of Mt Mao in Jurong County and Southern Dynasties Society” (句容茅山的兴起与南朝社会), Historical Research (《历史研究》), Beijing, 2014.3: 22-41.

“Gurendi Bamboo Manuscripts and the Wuling Barbarians in the Eastern Han Dynasty” (古人堤简牍与东汉武陵蛮), Bulletin of the Institute of History and Philology Academia Sinica (《中央研究院历史语言研究所集刊》), Taipei, 85.1 (2014): 61-103.

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