Curriculum Vitae

Office: Dept. of Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI),
Mt. Scopus 91905, Israel; Tel. 972-2-5882853
E-mail: yuri.pines@mail.huji.ac.il
1964    Born, Kiev, Ukraine (former U.S.S.R.);          1979    Immigrated to Israel

Academic Positions

2012-          Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2007-2012 Associated Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, HUJI
2002-2007  Senior Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, HUJI
1998-2002  Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, HUJI

Current Academic Offices

2014-2016  Vice Dean, Faculty of Humanities, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2013-2018  Visiting Professor, Beijing Normal University, China
2009-          Guest Professor, Institute of History, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
2007-          Coordinator, Asian Languages Library Project, Hebrew University

Major Previous Offices

2013-2014  Chair, Institute of Asian and African Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2007-2011  Chair, Department of East Asian Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2006-2012  Chair, Academic Committee, The Louis Frieberg Center for East-Asian Studies
1995-1996  Visiting Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel-Aviv University

Boards, Committees, etc.

2012-               Member, Editorial Committee, Historia (Israel)
2016-               Member, Editorial Board, Bamboo and Silk (English version of Jianbo)
2016-               Member, Editorial Board, Oriens (Vostok)
2015-               Member, Editorial Board, T’oung Pao
2015-               Member, Editorial Board Nankai daxue xuebao 南开大学学报
2012-               Member, Editorial Board, Bulletin of Jao Tsung-i Academy of National Sciences 饒宗頤國學院院刊
                        and (from 2016) Jao Tsung-i Library of Sinology
2011-               Member, Editorial Board, The Chinese Historical Review
2011-               Member, Editorial Board, Zhuzi xuekan 諸子學刊

Education

1998                       Ph.D. in East Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, under the
                               guidance of Irene Eber
1994/5 and 1997    Studies at the Nankai University, Tianjin, under the guidance of Prof. Liu Zehua 劉澤華
1996-1997              Studies at UCLA under the guidance of Prof. Lothar von Falkenhausen
1989-1994              M.A. in East Asian Studies, HUJI, under the guidance of Irene Eber
1985-1989              B.A. Department of East Asian Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Languages

Russian, Hebrew – mother tongue level; English – excellent; Chinese, Ukrainian, Arabic – fluent; Japanese, German, French – reading only; Korean, Latin – basic level

Major Grants and Awards

2017                Michael Milken Prize for Excellence in Teaching

2015-2018       Israeli Science Foundation Research Grant 240/15 “Rethinking early Chinese historiography
                        in light of newly discovered historical texts”
2015/16           Grant of the Hebrew University for the international workshop “Keywords in
                        Chinese Thought and Literature”
2011-14           Israeli Science Foundation Research Grant 511/11: “The Book of Lord Shang:
                        Apologetics of the State Power in Early China”
2011                Grant 1714/11 of the Israeli Science Foundation and the Institute for Advanced Study
                        for the international workshop “Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China” (May 2012)
2007, 2009-2011,2014-16 Rector’s list of outstanding teachers
2010/11           Grant of the Hebrew University for the international workshop
                        “Rhetoric as a Political Tool in Early China” (May 2011)
2010                Polonsky Prize for Creativity and Originality in the Humanistic Disciplines
                        (awarded to my book Envisioning Eternal Empire)
2009                Rector award for excellence in teaching and research.
2007-2008       Grant 1860/07 of the Israeli Science Foundation and the Institute for Advanced Study
                        for the international workshop “The Birth of Empire: The State of Qin Revisited,”
                        Dec 2008 (co-organized with Gideon Shelach, Lothar von Falkenhausen and Robin
                        D.S. Yates); additional grant for the same workshop from the Chiang Ching-kuo
                        Foundation and the American Council for Learned Societies in the program
                        “New Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society.”
2007-2011       Israeli Science Foundation Research Grant 1217/07:
                        “Imperial Immortality – Political Culture of Traditional China”
2006                Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2004-               Michael William Lipson Chair in Chinese Studies
2002-2005       Israeli Science Foundation Research Grant 726/02-1, “Chinese Political Thought of
                        the Warring States Period”
1999/2001       Alon Fellowship
1998                Kennedy-Leigh award for the outstanding Ph.D. dissertation
1997/98           Lady Davis post-doctoral fellowship
1996                Yad Hanadiv: Rothschild Fellowship for 1996/1997