Past Member

Guolong Lai

Historical Studies
Field of Study
East Asian Art and Archaeology
From 9/2014 – 6/2015:

Guolong Lai’s project is a multidisciplinary study of the history of heritage conservation in China over the course of the twentieth century. By focusing on the tension between Chinese practices and Western method­ologies, it examines the vicissitudes of Chinese attitudes toward the past as revealed in conservation theories and practices, cultural legislation, and related intellectual debates.

Dates at IAS
  • Historical Studies
UCLA Ph.D., 2002