Zhang Changping

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2012 to Jun 2013

Changping Zhang is Professor in the archaeology department of the history school at Wuhan University. He received his PhD from Peking University and then worked in the Archaeology and Cultural Relics Institute of Hubei Province for over twenty years, focused on field excavations in southern China. After moving to Wuhan University, his teaching and research interests focus on the Bronze Age and bronze objects. During the year as a visiting scholar at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, he will work on a project entitled ‘A Comparative Study of Chinese and Western Scholarship on Ancient Chinese Bronzes in the 20th Century’.