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The plea for Asia - Tan Yunshan, pan-Asianism and Sino-Indian relations

Tsui, Brian


In 1927, the Buddhist scholar, Tan Yunshan, travelled to Santiniketan on the invitation of Rabindranath Tagore to teach Chinese at Visva Bharati University. Subsequent years would see him develop close ties with the Guomindang and Congress leaders, secure Chinese state funding for the first sinological institute in India and mediate between the nationalist movements during the Second World War. That a relatively marginal academic, who participated in neither the May Fourth Movement nor any...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: China Report
DOI: 10.1177/000944551104600403


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