Zhang Lina

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2019 to May 2020

University Affiliation

Zhang Lina is a doctoral candidate at Lanzhou University, and is a visiting fellow in the Buddhism and Ethnicity in the Period of Sixteen Kingdoms and Northern Dynasties Program at Harvard University. Her current research is focused on Buddhist history, Buddhist rock-cut cave art, and archaeology in medieval China. She is particularly interested in the issues of art, power, politics, patronage, and liturgy of Buddhist sanctuaries.

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