Prof. Dr. Hans van Ess

Professor for Chinese Studies
Institute of Chinese Studies
LMU Munich

Curriculum Vitae

Born in Frankfurt am Main. Chinese, Mongolian and Turkic Studies, philosophy at the University of Hamburg, 1992 Dr. phil  in Chinese Studies (University of Hamburg), 1998 Habilitation (University of Hamburg). Since October 1998 Professor for Chinese Studies at the LMU

Major Positions held at LMU

2013- Vice President for International Affairs
2009-2011: Senator
2007-2009: Vice President of the University of Munich
October 1 2005- September 30 2007: Vice Dean of the Faculty for Cultural Studies at the University of Munich
October 1 2003-September 30 2005: Dean of the Faculty for Cultural Studies at the University of Munich

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS), 1998-2004 Treasurer
Deutsche Vereinigung für Chinastudien (DVCS)
Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG)
Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
Mongolian Society

Editorships

Lun Wen (Studien zur chinesischen Literatur- und Geistesgeschichte). Wiesbaden. Harrassowitz.

Editorial Board Member

Minima Sinica (Bonn)
Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Stockholm)
Archiv orientální (Prag)
Journal of Chinese Philosophy (Honolulu)
T’oung Pao (Paris)
Guoxue xuekan  (Research in the Traditions of Chinese Culture; Peking)

Contact

Institute of Chinese Studies
Kaulbachstr. 51a, Zi. 1.14
D-80539 München
Tel: +49 (0)89 / 2180-2362
oder: +49 (0)89 / 2180-2024
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-17959
Website (LMU München)