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Professor Roel Sterckx FBA

Classical and literary Chinese; classical Chinese philology
Professor Roel Sterckx, FBA

Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilisation

Classical and literary Chinese

Classical Chinese philology

Research Interests

I work mostly with classical and literary Chinese sources. My work involves translating and annotating forms of the Chinese language both in manuscripts and received sources. I also have a committed interest in lexicography and language didactics.


  • Chinese