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Annual Meeting and Reception:

The Society's next formal meeting will take place in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in Denver, Colorado (March 21 - 24, 2019).


Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Governor's Square 15

T'ang Studies Society Sponsored Panels:

The T'ang Studies Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies:

Panel 140: Problematizing the Periodization of Tang Poetry


Panel 211: De-Centering Buddhist Kingship

For full information on the panels: CLICK HERE




When resources permit, the T’ang Studies Society offers funding for small research grants and travel grants to support scholars studying the Tang dynasty in any discipline. The guidelines for application, deadlines, and other procedures are listed below by grant type. For the research grants, a brief report from the grantee must be submitted to the president of TSS within one month of completing the supported research.

Applicants for these grants must be members of the Society in good standing. If you are not sure if your membership is current, please email the secretary-treasurer at Please note that applicants may only apply for one type of grant in a given calendar year.


In years when funding is available, the Society will announce the competitions early in the calendar year.




Second Conference on Middle Period Chinese Humanities


The T'ang Studies Society was proud to contribute to the wide-ranging conference covering China's Middle Period from the Tang through the early Ming dynasty held at Leiden University September 14-17, 2017. A description of the conference can be found at the conference website:


Middle Period Chinese Humanities 2017


Membership dues include a subscription to the Society's journalTang Studies as well as eligibility to participate in Society sponsored events. More information on the benefits of membership and dues payment options is available on the Membership page.


Current dues rates are as follows:

    • Individual Memberships: $35

    • Student Memberships: $20
    • Life Memberships: One-time dues payment of 20 times regular membership, currently $700 (November 2016)

As a result of the Society's publication relationship with the Taylor & Francis Group, all current members of the Society have online access to the full run of T’ang Studies back issues. Click HERE for access.

Please consider making the journal available to your colleagues and students by having your library subscribe. Institutional subscriptions are managed by the Taylor & Francis Group.


Information regarding institutional subscriptions may be found at  Also see the T’ang Studies page at Taylor & Francis:

For questions or claims on volumes up to Vol. 26, please contact the T’ang Studies office at




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Most recently updated: 02/18/2019