李零; born 12th June
) is a Chinese sinologist.
Li Ling was born in Xingtai
in 1948, whose original family home located in Wuxiang County
, has grown up in Beijing
. He worked in Shanxi
for 7 years as one of the Rusticated Youth
after graduation from high school.
He came back to Beijing in 1975, and was enrolled into Institute of Archeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, working on the research of inscriptions on bronze. In 1979, he was enrolled into Department of Archeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, focusing on research of bronze under the supervision of Zhang Zhengliang. He graduated with a master degree of History in 1982.
He joined Bangxi Branch of Archaeological Team, Institute of Archeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences between 1982 and 1983. He worked on research of history of agricultural institution of Pre-Qin, in Research Center for Agricultural Economy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Since 1985 he has been professor of Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University.
Li Ling's research and teaching concentrate on Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts
and the intellectual headstream, The Art of War
, Chinese Fangshu
, Zuo Zhuan
, History of Ancient China Civilization, Aborad [Sinology], art of war of ancient China.
His major academic works include:
- Research on the ancient manuscript of The Art of War, Peking University Press 1995 (《孙子古本研究》，北京大学出版社1995)
- Research on Wu's Sun Tzu, China Book Press 1997. （《吴孙子发微》，中华书局1997）
- Research on China Fang Shu, Oriental Press 2000. （《中国方术考》，东方出版社2000）
- Research on China Fang Shu Vol. II, Oriental Press 2000. （《中国方术续考》，东方出版社2000）
- Research on Guodian Chu Slips, Peking University Press 2002. （《郭店楚简校读记》，北京大学出版社20002）