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Faculty Fellow

Paul Copp

Associate Professor in Chinese Religion and Thought, East Asian Languages and Civilizations University of Chicago


Paul Copp's research interests include intellectual, material, and visual cultures of China and eastern Central Asia, ca. 700-1200. His first book, The Body Incantatory, is a study of Buddhist incantation and amulet practices in Tang China, centered in both textual and archaeological evidence. To learn more about Copp's research and publications, please visit his profile page at the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.


Imperial Interstices: Agents of Eurasian Interaction in Late Antiquity

Project Team:

2016 – 2017