Dr. Thorsten Pattberg is a German linguist, writer, activist, cultural critic and expert in Chinese-Western Comparative Studies.
He is a Research Fellow at The Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) at Peking University and fluent in Chinese, English, and German. Dr. Pattberg is knowledgeable in Cultural Studies and Religious Studies, in particular Taoism and Chinese and Japanese Buddhism, and Confucianism.
His articles have been published in Asia Times, Global Times, China Daily, China Today, Shanghai Daily, Korea Herald, Japan Times, People’s Daily, Global Research, and the German Times (Die Zeit); he has given public lectures and talks, and is a member of several academic associations like the International Association of Comparative Mythology (IACM), the German East Asiatic Society (OAG), and the International Association for Comparative Study of China and The West (IACSCW).
He is an alumnus of Edinburgh University, Harvard University, Tokyo University, and Peking University.
For media contact, please write to:
pattberg ‘at’ pku.edu.cn