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The Society's Mission

The T’ang Studies Society is dedicated to promoting the study and understanding of the Tang period in East Asia by encouraging activities for all interested persons. It provides a channel of communication for those studying the Tang to facilitate the exchange of ideas and scholarly cooperation in this field. The Society publishes the academic journal Tang Studies to disseminate scholarship in support of its scholarly and educational purposes.



Upcoming Events


November 10-12, 2016: T'ang Studies Society Conference

"Making Connections:

Contemporary Approaches to the Tang Dynasty,

In Honor of the Opening of the Elling O. Eide Library"

To be held at the Elling O. Eide Library, Sarasota, Florida


Detailed information: "Making Connections"


2017 Annual Meeting

Toronto, Ontario, Canada in Conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies.

Place: To be announced in early spring 2017

Time: To be announced in early spring 2017.


September 14-17, 2017:

Second Conference on Middle Period Chinese Humanities


A wide-ranging conference covering China's Middle Period from the Tang through the early Ming dynasty held at Leiden University September 14-17, 2017. Information on the conference and the call for papers can be found at the conference website:


Middle Period Chinese Humanities 2017


Note that this conference is not being organized by the T'ang Studies Society. Please consult the conference website for detailed information about the organizers and organization of the conference.

Most recently updated: 09/09/2016