Meet Our Researchers: Dr. Qinqin Peng

Meet Our Researchers: Dr. Qinqin Peng

Dr. Qinqin Peng joined CeMEAS in July 2022. Since January 2022, she has been a post-doctoral research fellow at the East Asian Department of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. After studying Chinese literature and philosophy in Nanjing, she obtained her Ph.D. in 2021 for a dissertation titled “Between Faith and Truth: The Historiography of Buddhism in Modern China (1902-1965)”.


Qinqin Peng is interested in the intellectual history of modern Chinese religion. Her research focuses on the transformation of religious knowledge in early twentieth-century China, especially the paradigm shifts in Buddhist scholarship. Her recent project explores the changes of religion-related concepts and discourses in modern China and the role of religion in Modern Chinese intellectual life.


Publication List

“Matching Concept (Geyi): A Modern Narrative on the History of Chinese Buddhism” 格義:一種關於中國佛教歷史的現代敘事. Studies of Buddhist Culture, 2023, forthcoming.

“Background and Focuses of Buddhist Historiography in Modern China: A Historical Debate on The Sutra in Forty-two Sections” 近代佛教史學的背景和焦點—以圍繞《四十二章經》的論爭為例. Studies on Chinese Religions, vol.5 (2015).

“The ‘Text-Image’ Concept in Liu Xie’s Wen-Xin-Diao-Long”《文心雕龍》中的「文-圖」觀. The Journal of Hubei University, vol. 3 (2013).