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Dr Guohua Yang

Dr Guohua Yang

Postdoctoral Member, Cambridge Heritage Research Centre

Senior Research Associate, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Fellow, Cambridge Philosophical Society


Dr Yang (MA in Public Archaeology, UCL; PhD in Archaeology [World Heritage studies], University of Cambridge), prior to his PhD research in Cambridge, Dr Yang worked as a Cultural Heritage Expert at the UNESCO Office Beijing (on the production of an international textbook: Paper Conservation Guidelines: The Methodology of Paper Conservation and Paper Making Traditions in East Asia: 2008-2012); and on the international research project 'Chinese Sites for UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List: Presentation and Management' with SOAS, University of London, UK, in collaboration with Bologna University, Italy (2009-2010), and as Deputy Director, Expert Committee of China Cultural Heritage Foundation, the Ministry of Culture, China (2008-2010). He is the author of World Heritage in China (English and Chinese), the Central Party Literature Press (Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe), Beijing, 2008.


Key Publications

Yang, G. (first author) Mysterious, Holy, Imperial: Splendours of Jade in the Yuzu Museum of Art in China (English and Chinese), China Social Sciences Press, 2013

Yang, G. (author) World Heritage in China (English and Chinese), the Central Party Literature Press (Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian chubanshe), 2008

Yang, G. (editor and translator) The Handbook of Marks on Chinese Ceramics, new edition, UK, 2007

Yang, G. (editor) Ancient Chinese Bronze Vessels Overseas, History of Art and Archaeology Department, SOAS, University of London, UK, 2005

Yang, G. (editor) The Collected Works of Sanmenxia Archaeology, Singapore Trend (F.E.) Publishing Centre and National Archives Press (Beijing: Zhongguo dangan chubanshe), 2001

Yang, G. (editor) The Discoveries and Researches of Guo State Tombs Sites, Singapore Trend (F.E.) Publishing Centre and China Social Science Academy Press (Beijing: Zhongguo sheke wenxian chubanshe), 2000

Yang, G. (author) The End of the Century Shepherd (Shiji mo de muyangren), a book of Chinese poetry, Beijing: International Culture Press, 1996