Qiao YANG

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow
Visiting Predoctoral Fellows are candidates for a doctorate at an accredited university who are externally financed by the home university or other fellowship.
Department III
MA, Doctoral Student, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Residence:
1. Juli 2017 to 30. Juni 2018
Profile

Qiao Yang is a PhD candidate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her dissertation examines the role of astronomers and physicians in the exchange of scientific knowledge in the Mongol Empire (1206-1368). She is a member of the ERC project Mobility, Contact, and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia, and the Asian Sphere program (the Hebrew University and Haifa University). She is a recipient of the Presidential Scholarship of the Hebrew University (Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities). Her main areas of interest are: the history of the Mongol Empire, cross-cultural contact between China and the Islamic world, and the history of Chinese and Islamicate sciences.

Contact

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science 
Boltzmannstraße 22 
14195 Berlin 
Germany