Tomoyasu Iiyama

Visiting Research Scholar, East Asian Studies

Research Interest: Northern Chinese social history during the Jin, Yuan and Ming Dynasties; Steles of Ancestral Graveyards (xianyingbei) and how descent groups in the north evolved from the Yuan to Ming Dynasties; examination of the acculturation and changing ethnic identity among Han and non-Han population in North China, from 12th up to the 19th century, through analysis of family history narratives on the commemorative stone inscriptions in family graveyards.

East Asian Studies
Academic Year: 
2016-17