Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (May 2020-Jul 2020)

MA, Doctoral Student, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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.


Ability and Authority


Scientific Exchange in Mongol Eurasia: Astronomers and Physicians in the Mongol Empire


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