Chia-Yun Wu

Predoctoral Fellow (Sep 2021-Dec 2021)

Wu Chia-Yun attended National Taiwan University where she earned a bachelor’s degree. Upon graduation in 2007, she went to the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, earning a master's degree in History of Science. Now she is the doctoral candidate in the Institute of Sinology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Chia-Yun’s research interests lie in (1) talismans and their typological similarity with religious maps, and (2) the religious cartographic diagrams shown in the religious literature of the Han and non-Han ethnic groups in China. She is also interested in the history of religion, science, and medicine in China—especially in traditional science and medicine of the Yao nationality.


No current projects were found for this scholar.

Geographical Maps and Religious Charts in Pre-Modern China: Two Case Studies


Past Events


Yi-Xing’s Large-Scale Gnomonic Survey and Mapping of Terrestrial Realm