Global Humanities Senior Research and Teaching Stay at Freie Universitaet Berlin
June - July 2015
Mu-chou Poo received a B.A. in History from National Taiwan University in 1975 and Ph.D. in Egyptology from The Johns Hopkins University in 1984. He is a Professor of History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include society and religion in ancient Egypt and China.
His major publications include Muzang yu Shengsi: Zhongguo gudai zongjiao zhi xingsi (Burial and the Idea of Life and Death: Essay on Ancient Chinese Religion) (Taipei, 1993); Wine and Wine Offering in the Religion of Ancient Egypt (London: Kegan Paul International, 1995); In Search of Personal Welfare: A View of Ancient Chinese Religion (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998); Enemies of Civilization: Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt and China (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005); (Ed.) Rethinking Ghosts in World Religions (Leiden: Brill, 2009).