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Ess, Hans van

Prof. Dr. Hans van Ess

Principal Investigator

Responsibilities

— Professor for Chinese Studies, including Mongolian Studies (LMU Munich)
— Vicepresident for International Affairs (LMU Munich)
— President of Trustees of the Max Weber Foundation

Contact

Institut für Sinologie
Kaulbachstr. 53, Zi. 1.14
80539 München
Germany

Room: Zi. 1.14
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-2362 (Sek.); +49 (0)89 / 2180-2024
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-17959

Website: Webprofile (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.

Editorships

  • Lun Wen (Studien zur chinesischen Literatur- und Geistesgeschichte). Wiesbaden. Harrassowitz.
  • Editorial Board Member of Minima Sinica (Bonn)
  • Editorial Board Member of Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Stockholm)
  • Editorial Board Member of Archiv orientální (Prag)
  • Editorial Board Member of Journal of Chinese Philosophy (Honolulu)
  • Editorial Board Member of T’oung Pao (Paris)
  • Editorial Board Member of Guoxue xuekan (Research in the Traditions of Chinese Culture; Peking)

Positions, Assignments and Memberships

  • 2013- Vice President for International Affairs at LMU
  • 2009-2011: Senator at LMU
  • 2007-2009: Vice President of the University of Munich (LMU)
  • October 1 2005- September 30 2007: Vice Dean of the Faculty for Cultural Studies at the University of Munich (LMU)
  • October 1 2003-September 30 2005: Dean of the Faculty for Cultural Studies at the University of Munich (LMU)
  • President of Trustees of the Max Weber Foundation
  • 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