Glen Dudbridge (1938–2017)

It is with sadness that the EACS has to announce that its former President, Glen Dudbridge, passed away on 5 February 2017. Trained as a sinologist at Cambridge (PhD 1967), he became Professor of Chinese at Cambridge from 1985 to 1989, and then at Oxford until 2005, where he became Shaw Professor in 1993. A specialist in Chinese literature and religious culture of China, he also taught at Yale University, University of California at Berkeley, Beijing Normal University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Dudbridge was an Honorary Academy Member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and he served as President of the European Association for Chinese Studies from 1998 to 2002.