December 27, 2016

Arnold Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. Princeton)

Dror Weil

Between Theology and Science: Arabo-Persian Physiology in Late Imperial China

Dror Weil received his Ph.D. from Princeton University’s Department of East Asian Studies, with a dissertation titled: "The Vicissitudes of Late Imperial China's Accommodation of Arabo-Persian Knowledge on the Natural World, 16th-18th Centuries”. His publications include "Islamicated China - China's Participation in the Islamicate Book Culture during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries” (2016) and “The Cultural Identity of the Descendants of Kaifeng Jews between the Fourteenth and the mid-Seventeenth centuries” (in Chinese, 2012).