Beyond Imitation: Ritual Objects, Pictorial Representations and Religious Beliefs of Han China

    Project: Research project

    Project Details


    This will be an in-depth research with emphasis on the phenomenon of imitation, exploring the intricate incentives for the practice and selection of material, which will reveal the embedded cultural and social values in the materials and objects per se. More broadly, this research will demonstrate the importance of studying material culture as a way to enhance our understanding of the religious ideologies as well as Han society.

    Funding Source: RGC - Early Career Scheme (ECS)
    Effective start/end date01/01/1530/06/18


    • imitation
    • Han China
    • material culture


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