ZHAN Ru

Peking University

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Zhan Ru is a Professor in Peking University’s School of Foreign Languages. Additionally, he is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, Vice President of the Buddhist Association of China and Vice President of the Peking University Orientalism Research Institute.

His areas of research include Buddhist and Buddhist literature, the Indian Ministry of Buddhism, Dunhuang Buddhism, Buddhist system.

His publications with WSP are:

  • Production and Preservation of Buddhist Manuscripts in Central and East Asia. Hualin Series on Buddhist Studies I. Edited by ZHAN Ru 湛如, CHEN Jinhua 陳金華, JI Yun 紀贇, 2020. 

  • Tones from the Stones: Production, Preservation and Perusal of Buddhist Epigraphy in Central and East Asia. Hualin Series on Buddhist Studies II. Edited by Ru ZHAN 湛如, CHEN  Jinhua 陳金華, and JI Yun 紀贇, 2020. 

  • Fojiao xieben wenhua yanjiu: Xincailiao yu xin shiye 佛教寫本文化研究: 新材料與新視野 [Study on Buddhist Manuscript Culture: New Material and New Perspectives]. Edited by ZHAN Ru 湛如, CHEN Jinhua 陳金華, JI Yun 紀贇, 2021. 

  • Shi yun chunqiu: Zhongya yu Dongya Fojiao beiming de zhizao, baocun yu jiedu 石蘊春秋:中亞與東亞佛教碑銘的製作、保存與解讀 [History Embedded into the Stone: Production and Preservation of Buddhist Manuscripts in Central and East Asia]. Edited by ZHAN Ru湛如 and CHEN  Jinhua 陳金華, 2021.