Dr. Lü Chentong is Lecturer in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen). Before joining HSS, Dr. Lü obtained BBA and MA/MPhil/PhD in Chinese Studies degrees from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She researches premodern Chinese intellectual history, especially the Song-Yuan-Ming period. She speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu (Zhejiang dialect), and English, intermediate French, and has some (but limited) knowledge of German, Italian, Japanese, and Sanskrit. She is also a calligraphy national first prize winner and a nature lover.

History, philosophy, religion, and art of ancient China (especially the Song-Yuan-Ming period)

Awards and honors

Hoyt Tillman, Christian Soffel, and Lu Chentong. "The Practical Learning in the Late Song and Yuan." In Chinese Philosophy and Its Thinkers: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, edited by Selusi Ambrogio & Dawid Rogacz. Bloomsbury, forthcoming.