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HOU Xudong

Born in Beijing in 1968, Hou Xudong is now a professor and doctoral supervisor at the Research and Conservation Center for Unearthed Texts, Tsinghua University, and the university's Department of Sociology.

As a member of the Teaching Committee at Xinya College, he offers the course China's Ancient Civilization.


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1996 Doctor of History, Beijing Normal University

1993 Master of History, Beijing Normal University

1990 Bachelor of History, Beijing Normal University

Work Experience

2020.1-present, Deputy Director of the 11th Academic Committee of Tsinghua University

2008.5-presen,t Professor, Department of History, School of Humanities, Tsinghua University

1996.8-2008.5, Teacher, Assistant Researcher, Associate Researcher and Researcher, Institute of History, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Research Fields

History of Qin, Han, Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties, documents on bamboo slips of the Qin, Han and Three Kingdoms periods, and the form and operation mechanism of China in early years