Zhang, Yan-Jie

Zhang Yanjie received her Ph.D. in history from Peking University, and published her first monograph, based on her dissertation, The Promise of a Moral Monarchy: Study on Dante’s Political Ideas in the Perspective of Historical Characters in Dante’s Works in 2011. She currently teaches college English, western dance history and western cultural history at Beijing Dance Academy, and has published several articles on Western ballet history. Her primary research interest is the cultural history of the court ballet in 15th -16th Renaissance Italy, especially the relationship between the court ballet and humanists’ ideas.

张延杰,北京大学历史学博士,曾于2011年出版专著《德治的承诺:但丁历史人物评价中的政治思想研究》。现任教于北京舞蹈学院,教授大学英语,西方文化史,西方舞蹈史等课程。曾发表多篇关于西方舞蹈史的论文。现从事文艺复兴宫廷舞蹈的文化史研究,对于15至16世纪的意大利宫廷舞蹈与人文主义思想尤为感兴趣。