David Noel Keightley, 1932-2017

Ed. note: Our colleague Frank Shulman has shared the sad news of the death of the great Shang China scholar David Keightley, who passed away in California on February 23. Frank has kindly compiled the messages below, which are reproduced with the permission of their authors. Text from the Wikipedia article on Prof. Keightley is reproduced with attribution under the terms of the relevant Creative Commons license.

Tianxia Podcast Series: Professor Igor de Rachewiltz—Of Tartar Princesses, Poets, and Great Khans of the Mongols

Dear Colleagues,


Sadly, the great Mongolist and Sinologist Igor de Rachewiltz passed away late last week at the age of 87.

To pay tribute, on Chinoiresie.info we just published what is probably his last interview. Here below I copy the introduction from the website:

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