Fudan University has a tradition of text criticism and Classics studies that the department of religious studies is proud to uphold.

The Xu-Ricci Institute has recently sponsored the publication of the complete works of Xu Guangqi, which has talen place under the direction of Prof. Li Tiangang.

When it comes to religions in minority areas or outside the Chinese world, students are also instructed to pay special attention to textual studies and their relationships to rituals and performances.



Description of a ritual field in a Yi manuscript of Liangshan prefecture, Meigu county (copyright: Xu-Ricci Dialogue Institute.)