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Prof. Sophie Ling-chia Wei named a Harvard Yenching Institute Scholar
Prof. Sophie Ling-chia Wei (魏伶珈), Associate Professor of the Department of Translation, CUHK, is named a Harvard Yenching Institute Scholar. She is currently on sabbatical leave and will stay at Harvard Yenching in Boston, USA from August 2023 to May 2024. She will join other international prestigious scholars to further delve into her research and writing. She will continue to focus on her GRF project, Naming the Way: A Genealogy of the 18th and 19th-Century Translators of the Daodejing and accomplish more publications. Congratulations to Prof. Wei!
The Harvard-Yenching Institute was founded in 1929 and was established through the legacy donated by Charles M. Hall. The institute is dedicated to advancing higher education in the humanities and social sciences in Asia, with a particular focus on the study of Chinese culture. Currently, it collaborates with over fifty universities and research centers across mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and other countries. The Harvard-Yenching Institute provides funding for postdoctoral research, visiting scholars, academic publication of journals, advanced training programs, conferences, and other academic activities. Its mission is to promote research in Asian studies, as well as other fields of humanities and social sciences. Additionally, it aims to enhance academic exchanges among Asian scholars and with counterparts from other regions of the world.
For more information, please visit the website of Harvard Yenching Institute: https://www.harvard-yenching.org/person/sophie-ling-chia-wei/