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Corresponding and Adjunct Research Fellows


Mu-chou Poo

Research Fellow (Retired)


Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Areas of Research

History of Ancient Religion

  1. 《高級中學世界文化史》(臺北:國立編譯館,1986),2冊。
  2. 蒲慕州、段昌國等,《西洋文明發展史》(臺北:國立空中大學,1990),第1-18章。
  3. 《墓葬與生死——中國古代宗教之省思》(臺北:聯經出版事業公司,1993)。
  4. 蒲慕州編譯,《尼羅河畔的文采——古埃及作品選》(臺北:遠流出版事業公司,1993)。
  5. Wine and Wine Offering in the Religion of Ancient Egypt (London: Kegan Paul International, Egyptological Series, 1995).
  6. 《追尋一己之福——中國古代的信仰世界》(臺北:允晨文化出版公司,1995)。
  7. 蒲慕州、熊秉真,《中國文化史》(臺北:東華書局,1997)。
  8. In Search of Personal Welfare: A View of Ancient Chinese Religion (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998).
  9. 《法老的國度——古埃及文化史》(臺北:麥田出版社,2001)。
  10. 《古代宗教與信仰》(臺北:國立臺灣大學,2002)。
  11. 《法老的國度——古埃及文化史》(簡字版)(桂林:廣西師範大學出版社,2003)。
  12. Enemies of Civilization: Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005).
  13. 《追尋一己之福》(重印簡字版)(上海:上海古籍出版社,2007)。
  14. 《墓葬與生死——中國古代宗教的省思》(修訂版)(北京:中華書局,2008)。
  1. 〈古埃及的智慧——普塔和泰普的箴言〉,《思與言》16.4 (1978):71-85。
  2. 〈最古老的小說——西努赫的故事〉,《中外文學》9.11 (1981):58-68。
  3. 〈試析舊約創世紀約瑟故事之埃及背景〉,《國立臺灣大學歷史學系學報》8 (1981):163-172。
  4. 〈埃及新王國時代的對外關係〉,《思與言》19.5 (1982):1-7。
  5. 〈漢摩拉比法典的性質〉,《食貨月刊》13.11/12 (1984):12-21。
  6. 〈古埃及的文字與文學〉,《古代埃及文物》(臺北:國立歷史博物館,1985),頁25-31。
  7. “Weinopfer, ” in Lexikon der Aegyptologie, vol. 6, ed. Wolfgang Helck and Eberhard Otto (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1986), pp. 1186-1900.
  8. 〈巫蠱之禍的政治意義〉,《中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊》57.3 (1987):511-538。
  9. 〈酒與古埃及宗教〉,《中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊》60.1 (1989):75-91。
  10. 〈論中國古代墓葬形制〉,《國立臺灣大學文史哲學報》37 (1989):235-279。
  11. “A Typological Study of the Liturgy of Wine Offering in the Ptolemaic Temples,”《中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊》60.4 (1989):779-828。
  12. “Ideas Concerning Death and Burial in Pre-Han and Han China,” Asia Major 3.2 (1990): 25-62.
  13. 〈神仙與高僧——魏晉南北朝宗教心態試探〉,《漢學研究》8.2 (1990):149-176。
  14. 〈漢代薄葬論的歷史背景及其意義〉,《中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊》61.1 (1990):533-573。
  15. 〈古埃及的社會倫理〉,《國立臺灣大學文史哲學報》38 (1990):196-212。
  16. 〈睡虎地秦簡《日書》的世界〉,《中央研究院歷史語言研究所集刊》62.4 (1991):623-675。
  17. 〈西方近年來的生活史研究〉,《新史學》3.4 (1992):139-153。
  18. “The Liturgies of the Offering of Mirrors: A Structural Analysis,” in VI Congresso Internazionale di Egittologia - Atti (Turin, 1993), pp. 347-352.
  19. “Popular Religion in Pre-Imperial China: Observations on the Almanacs of Shui-hu-ti,” T'oung Pao 79 (1993): 225-248.
  20. “The Emergence of Cultural Consciousness in Ancient Egypt and China: A Comparative Perspective,” in Essays in Egyptology in Honor of Hans Goedicke, ed. Betsy M. Bryan and David Lorton (San Antonio: Van Siclen Books, 1994), pp. 191-200.
  21. “The Images of Immortals and Eminent Monks: Religious Mentality in Early Medieval China,” Numen 42 (1995): 172-196.
  22. 〈古埃及文明的衰亡:理論與事實〉,《世變、群體與個人:第一屆全國歷史學學術討論會論文集》(臺北:國立臺灣大學歷史學系,1996),頁1-20。
  23. 〈漢代知識分子與民間信仰〉,收入臧振華編,《中國考古學與歷史學之整合研究》(臺北:中央研究院歷史語言研究所,1997),頁561-603。
  24. “The Completion of an Ideal World: The Human Ghost in Early Medieval China,” Asia Major 10.1/2 (1997): 69-94.
  25. “Encountering the Strangers: A Comparative Study of Cultural Consciousness in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and China,” in Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Egyptologists (Louven: Peters, 1998), pp. 885-892.
  26. “The Ancient Egyptian Attitudes toward Foreigners,” in Politics and Religion in Ancient and Medieval Europe and China, ed. Frederick Hok-ming Cheung and Ming-chiu Lai (Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999), pp. 1-19.
  27. “The Use and Abuse of Wine in Ancient China,” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 42.2 (1999): 1-29.
  28. 〈古代中國、埃及與兩河流域對異族態度之比較研究〉,《漢學研究》17.2 (1999):137-168。
  29. 〈生活史與人類學〉,《學術史與方法學的省思:中央研究院歷史語言研究所七十周年研討會論文集》(臺北:中央研究院歷史語言研究所,2000),頁317-333。
  30. “Ghost Literature: Exorcistic Ritual Texts or Daily Entertainment?,” Asia Major 13.1 (2000): 43-64.
  31. “Wine,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt, vol. 3, ed. Donald B. Redford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 502-503.
  32. “The Nature of Hope in Pre-Buddhist Chinese Religion,” in Interpretations of Hope in Chinese Religions and Christianity, ed. D. L. Overmyer and C. T. Lai (Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2002), pp. 33-60.
  33. 〈古代西亞的潔淨儀式〉,《臺灣宗教研究》2.1 (2002):145-162。
  34. “Egyptology and Comparative Ancient History,” in Egyptology at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century, vol. 2, ed. Zahi Hawass (Cairo & New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2003), pp. 448-454.
  35. “Imperial Order and Local Variation: The Culture of Ghost in Early Imperial China,” Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 56.2/4 (2003): 295-308.
  36. “How to Steer through Life: Negotiating Fate in the Daybook,” in Magnitude of Ming: Command, Allotment, and Fate in Chinese Culture, ed. Christopher Lupke (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2005), pp. 107-125.
  37. “Afterlife: Chinese Concept,” in The Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 1, ed. Lindsay Jones (New Edition) (New York: Macmillian Co. 2005), pp.169-172.
  38. “A Taste of Happiness: Contextualizing Elixirs in Baopuzi,” in Of Tripod and Palate : Food, Politics, and Religion in Traditional China, ed. Roel Sterckx (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), pp. 123-139.
  39. 〈中國古代鬼論述的形成〉,收入氏編,《鬼魅神魔:中國通俗文化側寫》(臺北:麥田出版社,2005),頁19-40。
  40. “Ritual Texts in the Ptolemaic Temples: The Liturgies of Libation and Beer Offering,” in Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Egyptologists, ed. Jean-Claude Goyon and Christine Cardin (Leuven : Peeters, 2007), pp. 1527-1538.
  41. 〈古埃及文明解密:金字塔、象形文、木乃伊〉,《故宮文物月刊》290 (2007): 18-29。
  42. “The Formation of the Conception of Antiquity in Early China,” in Perceptions of Antiquity in Chinese Civilization, ed. Dieter Kuhn and Helga Stahl (Heidelberg: Edition Forum, 2007), pp. 85-101.
  43. 〈死後世界的想像——一個比較的觀點〉,鄭培凱編,《宗教信仰與想像》(香港:城市大學,2007),頁55-85。
  44. “Ritual and Ritual Texts in Early China,” in Early Chinese Religion Part One: Shang through Han (1250 BC-220 AD), ed. John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski (Leiden: Brill, 2009), pp. 281-313.
  45. “The Culture of Ghost in the Six Dynasties Period,” in Rethinking Ghosts in World Religions, ed. Mu-chou Poo (Leiden: Brill, 2009), pp. 237-268.
Book Editor
  1. 《鬼魅神魔:中國通俗文化側寫》(臺北:麥田出版社,2005)。
  2. 《生活與文化》(北京:中國大百科全書出版社,2005)。
  3. 《西洋上古文化史》(臺北:三民書局,2009)。
  4. Rethinking Ghosts in World Religions (Leiden: Brill, 2009).
Book Reviews
  1. 〈評介《漢代的危機與衝突》(Michael Loewe, Crisis and Conflict in Han China)〉,《食貨月刊》6.6 (1976):289-292。
  2. 〈評介《智慧、啟示與懷疑——對西元前一千年的透視》(B. Schwartz, ed., Wisdom, Revelation, and Doubt, Perspective on the First Millennium B.C.〔Daedalus, 1975〕)〉,《史學評論》2 (1980):225-238。
  3. “Review: E. Edel, Die Felsgräbernekropole der Qubbet el Hawa bei Assuan, Abt. II, Bd. 4, Paläographie der althieratischen Gefässaufschriften aus den Grabungsjahren 1960 bis 1973,Journal of American Research Center in Egypt 20 (1983): 106-107.
  4. “Review: S. Sauneron, L'Écriture figurative dans les textes d'Esna,” Journal of American Research Center in Egypt 20 (1983): 113-115.
  5. 〈評Michael Loewe, Ways to Paradise: The Chinese Quest for Immortality〉,《漢學研究》3.1 (1985):343-347。
  6. 〈評Paul Veyne, ed., A History of Private Life , vol. I--From Pagan Rome to Byzantium〉,《新史學》1.2 (1990):167-175。
  7. 〈評Stephen F. Teiser, The Ghost Festival in Medieval China〉,《新史學》3.1(1992):191-198。
  8. 〈評Peter Burke, History and Social Theory〉,《新史學》5.4 (1994):197-207。
  9. “Review: Jan Assmann, Egyptian Solar Religion in the New Kingdom,” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 40.3 (1997): 299-300.
  10. “Review: Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian, A Linguistic Introduction,” International Journal of African Historical Studies 30.2 (1997): 383-385.
  11. “Review: Gay Robins, The Art of Ancient Egypt,” International Journal of African Historical Studies 31.2 (1998): 493-494.
  12. “Review: Tiziana Lippiello, Auspicious Omens and Miracles in Ancient China : Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties ( Augustin , Germany : Institute Monumenta Serica, 2001),” Journal of Chinese Religions 31 (2003): 273-274.
  13. 〈評Giovanni Rebora, Culture of the Fork: A Brief History of Food in Europe〉,《中國飲食文化》1.1 (2005):135-146。
  14. 〈評 Victor H. Mair ed., Contact and Exchange in the Ancient World〉,《漢學研究》25.2 (2007):439-444。

Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University (1984)

Current Positions:
Research Professor of History, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009- )

Previous Positions:
Associate Research Fellow (1984.8-1991.7), Research Fellow (1991.7-2009.7), Head of Anthropology Division (1993.7-1999.6), Adjunct Research Fellow (2009.9-2019.7),
      Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica


國科會優等奬 (1991)
行政院新聞局優良學術著作出版奬助 (1993, 1995)
國際埃及學第七屆大會最佳跨學科論文奬 (1995)
蔣經國國際學術交流基金會奬助 (1995-1997)
中華基金會講座 (2001-2003)
國科會傑出研究奬 (2002-2005)
教育部第五十屆學術獎 (2006)
財團法人傑出人才發展基金會九十五年度「傑出人才講座」 (2006)
「胡適紀念研究講座」 (2008)

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