Griet Vankeerberghen

Griet  Vankeerberghen
Contact Information

Leacock, Rm 619
Department of History 855 Sherbrooke West
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

514-398-4400 ext.09338
Email address: 
griet.vankeerberghen [at]
Associate Professor
Leacock, Rm 619

PhD (Princeton)

Specialization by time period: 
2000 BCE - 600 CE
Specialization by geographical area: 
Office hours: 

Winter 2023:

Thursday's 2:30-3:30 pm or by appointment


Griet Vankeerberghen (Ph.D. Princeton University, 1997) is Associate Professor at the Department of History and Classical Studies of McGill University.  She has published on several Western Han texts and their social, political and material contexts, including the Huainanzi, Shiji, and the Four Lost Classics.  She is currently engaged in a SSHRC-supported research project on Chang’an, the capital of Western Han.  With Hans Beck, she is co-director of the Global Antiquities Research Network. She teaches a wide variety of courses on early and medieval China, on the Chinese family, and on Confucius.  She co-edited Chang’an 26 BCE: an Augustan Age in China with Michael Nylan (University of Washington Press, 2015).

Graduate supervision: 

Early Chinese History.



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