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Dr. Yegor Grebnev-Associate Distinguished Research Fellow
Ph.D. Oriental Studies, the University of Oxford

Brief Profile

Dr. Yegor Grebnev studies ancient Chinese history and texts. He is particularly interested in comparative research, using evidence from other ancient cultures to elucidate China's past. Apart from his work on China, Yegor has initiated several international collaborations in the field of manuscript and epigraphic studies that bring together researchers working on a broad range of pre-modern cultures.


Recent publications:

  • Mediation of Legitimacy in Early China: A study of the Neglected Zhou Scriptures and the Grand Duke Traditions, Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2022. 

  • “Aural-mnemonic architectonics of ancient Chinese philosophical texts. An approach inspired by Soviet Sinology and South Asian Parallels” in Monumenta Serica 68.2 (2020).

  • “Numerical lists of foundational knowledge in early Chinese and early Buddhist traditions” in Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques 74.4 (2020).

  • With Konstantin Chugunov and Jessica Rawson: “Allies and victims of Shang China” in Stratum Plus 2020(2). In Russian.


Full CV: 

Yegor Grebnev.pdf