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Dr. ROBINSON, Rebecca
羅碧琳博士

Research Assistant Professor, Department of History

 

PhD, McGill University
MA, McGill University

 

RESEARCH FOCUS

Early Chinese History (500 BCE – 220 CE)
Comparative Ancient History (China/Greece/Rome)
Environmental History of China
Ritual and Religion in Early China

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Book

 

  • Cult and Calendars in Early China and Rome (work in progress)


Book Chapters

 

  • “Employing Knowledge: Experts and Emperors in Qin, Han, and Rome,” in Citizens and Commoners in Ancient Greece, Rome, and China. Hans Beck and Griet Vankeerberghen, eds. (forthcoming)

 

  • “To Reverently Bestow the Seasons: Calendrical Narratives in Early China and Rome,” in Cosmos and Creativity, edited by Aaron Ricker. New York: Routledge, forthcoming.

 

  • “Networks of Surveillance in Early China,” In The Eyes and Ears of Power: Surveillance, History, and Privacy, edited by Laura Skouvig and Andreas Marklund. New York: Routledge, forthcoming.

 

  • “Spectacular Power in Early China and Ancient Rome.” The Journal of World History, 29.3 (2019): 343-368.

 

  • “Employing Knowledge: Experts and Emperors in Qin, Han, and Rome,” in Rulers and Ruled in Ancient Greece, Rome, and China. Hans Beck and Griet Vankeerberghen, eds. Cambridge University Press.