Zhang Mengyan

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2018 to May 2019

University Affiliation

Mengyan Zhang is a Ph.D candidate in National Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Dept. of History, Fudan University. She received an M.A. (Chinese Language & Literature) from Beijing Normal University. Her research interests are on the history of the Buddhist tantra between India and southwest China. Her Ph.D. dissertation concentrates on the Dhāraṇī inscriptions in this area. Depending on the archaeology and philology of Dhāraṇī inscriptions, a specific and accurate discussion about the spread of the Buddhist tantra in this area will be done.

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