Prof. Dr. Elena Valussi

Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen




Home Institution: History Department, Loyola University Chicago


IKGF Visiting Fellow October 2017 – June 2018

IKGF Research Project:

Spirit Writing and the Uncertainly of the Future in Late Imperial China


Curriculum Vitae

Education/Training

2003PhD Chinese Religions, University of London
1996MA Chinese Religions, University of London
1995MA/BA East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Venice

Employment/Experience

since 2016Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Religion and Culture in Asia, University of Groningen
since 2013Advanced Lecturer at the History Department of the Loyola University Chicago
2013Visiting Scholar at the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2010-2013Lecturer at the History Department of the Loyola University Chicago
2007-2008Visiting Professor at the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Venice, Italy

Other Scientific Activities

since 2016Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Academy of Religions
since 2016Editorial Board of the Daoist Studies Series (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
since 2012Co-Chair of the Daoist Studies Group, American Academy of Religions
since 2011Editorial Committee of the International Daozang Jiyao Project (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
2010-2012Steering Committee of the Daoist Group, American Academy of Religions