September - December 1998
Professor Li is recognized internationally as one of the most eminent Chinese scholars. His work cuts across a variety of disciplines of interest. He is Director of the Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, Director of the Institute of Sinology, Tsinghua University, head of the pre-Qin History Association of China, and Director of the newly-established project for the study of ancient Chinese Civilization, known as the Xia Shuang Zhou Chronology Project. Professor Li is considered by Chinese to be the most important historian working today. He has worked broadly in Chinese epigraphy, texts, archaeology, and history, including history of thought.
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