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Dr. Annie Chan

Dr. Annie Chan

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Institut für Sinologie
Kaulbachstr. 53
80539 München

Raum: Zi. E01
Telefon: +49 (0)89 / 2180-5819
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-17959

Sprechstunde:
By virtual appointment

Education:
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2017

Research interests:
Region: Archaeology of Inner Asia (present-day Xinjiang, southern Siberia, western Mongolia)
Period: prehistory - early medieval period - contemporary
Theme: pastoral production technologies; architecture and concepts of space; cross-regional transmissions and ethnogenesis; nomadic cultures, ethnography, and political ecology; imperial China and InterAsian geopolitics

Courses taught:
• China and beyond (1500 BCE- 800 CE): Archaeological perspectives
• Writing about ancient nomads
• Herds, Curds, Yurts: Steppe archaeology and ethnoarchaeology
• Life with animals in prehistoric China
• Turfan through the ages
• Health and disease in early China (co-taught with Maxim Korolkov, Heidelberg University)
• Archaeology of Xinjiang in interAsian contexts

Selected grants and awards:
2018-19 Social Science Research Council Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship
2017 Tang Post-Doctoral Research Award in Early China, Columbia University
2015-2016 Bradley Fellowship, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
2014 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Predissertation- summer Grant
2012-2015 Penn Museum field research grants

Selected publications:

Chan, A. ed. 2020. Prehistoric Stone Remains in Xinjiang (China) and Mongolia and Their Symbolic Landscapes: Updates from Field Research. Special Section in Asian Perspectives 59 (2): 330-477.

Chan, A. and Dexin Cong. 2020. Results of field research of ancient stoneworks in the River Valleys of Bortala and Ili in Western Tian Shan (Xinjiang, China). Special Section: Prehistoric Stone Remains in Xinjiang (China) and Mongolia and Their Symbolic Landscapes: Updates from Field Research, Asian Perspectives 59 (2): 385-420.

Chan, A. 2020. Modules of Stone Construction and the Building of Ritual and Social Traditions in Past Xinjiang (China) and Mongolia. Special Section: Prehistoric Stone Remains in Xinjiang (China) and Mongolia and Their Symbolic Landscapes: Updates from Field Research, Asian Perspectives 59 (2): 330-337.

Shannon P. McPherron, A. Abdolahzadeh, W. Archer, A. Chan, I. Djakovic, T. Dogandžić, G. Leader, L. Li, S. Lin, M. Magnani, J. Reeves, Z. Rezek, and M. Weiss. 2020. Introducing platform surface interior angle (PSIA) and its role in flake formation, size and shape. PLoS ONE 15 (11): e0241714.

Seregin, Nikolai N. and Annie Chan. 2020. Китайский импорт из памятников тюрок Центральной Азии (VI–XI вв. н.э.): динамика распространения, историко-культурный контекст [Chinese imports from the sites of Central Asian Turks (VI–XI centuries AD): Dynamics of distribution, historical and cultural context]. Tomsk State University Journal of History 66: 181-189.

Chan A. and H-Q Shao. 2018. Злементы Андроновскoй культурны Синьцзяна в евразийском бронзовом веке [The Andronovo elements of Xinjiang in the Eurasian Bronze Age] in А.А. Tishkin (ed.), Современные решения актуальных проблем евразийской археологии. Сборник научных трудов 2 [Contemporary Solutions to the Current Problems of Eurasian archaeology. Collection of Scientific Papers, vol. 2], pp. 55-59. Barnaul: Altai University Publishing House.

Chan, A. 2017. From Milk and Wool: Vital Pastoral Crafts and their Vitality in 21st Century Xinjiang. Journal of Ethnobiology 37 (3): 542-560.

[Translation] Zhang, Chi. 2016. Four Topics in Archaeological Chronology, Chinese Cultural Relics 3-4: 184-196.

[Translation] Zhao, Li, Lilla Russell-Smith, Caren Dreyer, Ines Buschmann, and Meixiang Qi. 2015. The Collection of Murals from the Kizil Grottoes in the Museum of Asian Art in Berlin, Germany, Chinese Cultural Relics 2-4: 270-313.

CV: ChanA_cv_2021