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Li Lan

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Lan Li

PhD Students
Department of Religious Studies

Area(s) of Interest:


Research Interests

  • Buddhism in Medieval China, Chinese Buddhist Art and Archaeology, Studies of Eminent Monk, Buddhist Funeral Ceremonies


  • Peking University, M.A., Archaeology and Museology, September 2007-July 2010
  • Beijing Normal University, B.A., History, September 2003- July 2007



  • Queli Monasteries: From the West to the East, Studies in Chinese Religions, forthcoming in Vol. 4, 2018.
  • The Evolution of the Avalokiteśvara in the Longmen Grottoes during the Tang Dynasty— According to the Statues with the Clear Dates, The Symposium of the Oriental Art History (Vol. 6), Seoul: Association of Oriental Art History, 2018.2.
  • (Co-edited) The Archaeology Report of Longmen Grottoes- the Wanfogou Area at East Mount, 2014-2018.

Conference Presentations

  • “The Evolution of the Avalokiteśvara in the Longmen Grottoes during the Tang Dynasty,” Annual Symposium of the Oriental Art History in 2017, National Museum of Korea, Seoul, Korea, November 18, 2017
  • “The Diversity of Longmen.” International workshop “Longmen Grottoes: New Perspective,” Department of the Architecture and Art History of Harvard University, Cambridge, United States, October 26, 2017
  • “Report on the work of the Archaeology Report on Wangfogou Area,” International Conference on Buddhist Archaeology in China and South Asia, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Science, China, November 25, 2016.