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Annie Chan Digging in Xinjiang

 

Grad student Annie Chan has spent three field seasons in an area of China near the Kazakhstan border locating and documenting archaeological sites in difficult terrain.

Read her blog about this year's dig in Xinjiang.

NEW COURSE: EAST ASIAN RELIGIONS

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Paul Goldin Named Institute for Advanced Study Fellow

Paul Goldin has been named the Willis F. Doney Member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton's School of Historical Studies for Fall 2013.  He plans to work on a volume on classical Chinese thought that will focus on eight texts from the classical period—Analects of Confucius, Mozi, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Sunzi, Xunzi, and Han Feizi—that proved most influential in later periods and provided the philosophical statements around which contemporaries oriented their own positions.