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Professor David McMullen FBA

About this Fellow

Oriental and African Studies



Current post

  • Formerly Professor of Chinese, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Professor of Chinese, University of Cambridge, 1967


Historical and literary theory in the mid-8th century Perspectives on the T'ang 1971

Concordances and indexes to Chinese texts 1975

State and scholars in T'ang China 1988

Other Africa, Asia and the Middle East Fellows

Professor Harri Englund

African-language political and moral thought; the historical-linguistic translation of freedom, equality and human rights; the racial and humanitarian politics of Christian missions in 19th-century Africa

Dr Annabel Teh Gallop

Writing traditions, book cultures and the art of the Qur’an in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean world; Malay and Indonesian manuscripts, letters, documents and seals, and comparative Islamic diplomatics

Professor Peter Zieme

The literary and religious heritage of Turkic peoples in Central Asia between the 8th and 14th centuries; edition of Old Uyghur texts of various contents; studies on literature and religion based on these materials

Professor Clare Harris

Art, photography, museums and material culture of Tibet, the Tibetan diaspora and India. Anthropological, art historical and curatorial research on the representation of Tibet internationally in the past and present