Tomoyasu Iiyama

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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