Visiting Students

UBC is pleased to welcome the following visiting students:



Lina Jin (Renmin University)

July 2018 – October 2018 Lina Jin is now an undergraduate student of Minzu university of China. Her major is teaching Chinese as a foreign language. Out of interest, she minors in history and volunteers to be a bilingual guide in the museum of ethnic cultures for more than three years. For now, she takes an interest in Buddhism and is still in the process of exploring her research field.
Zhang Wa (Peking University) September 2017 – March 2018
Xinyuan Li (Minzu University of China)

October 2017 – August 2018 Xinyuan Li was a visititng student in the UBC Asian Studies for one year from October 2017 to November 2018 before returning to doctoral studies at Minzu University of China. She made measurable progress with her dissertation, with the help of substantial Chinese literature documents in library.  She mainly focuses on the study of Buddhist belief, and the research based on Vimalakirti Sutra especially in Wei-Jin period. To date, she has published two books co-authored with accomplished scholars, The Evolution of Various Buddhist Sects in Mount Zhongnan Region ( Shannxi People’s Publishing House, Jan. 2015) , as well as The School of Tantra and its Birthplaces (Xidian University Press, Oct. 2016). She has also published several papers, including “The study on the Birthplaces of Various Buddhist Sects”, (Fa Yin, vol. 4, pp. 42-46, 2017), and “The Summarization of the Speeches and Papers Delivered on the Monk Xuan Zang and the Silk Road Symposium”, (Religious Studies).