China, Professor and Director, Cultural Heritage and Museology Department, Zhejiang Univeristy
Prof. Yan obtained doctorate in History from Zhejiang University. He now works as Professor and Director of Cultural Heritage and Museology Department of Zhejiang University. He is also Vice Chairman of the Museology Committee of Chinese Museums Association. He has engaged in teaching and research since 1982. His publications include “Museum Theory and Practice”, “Western Philosophy of History”, “Dissemination and Utilization of Chinese Culture in Western Europe in the 18th Century”, and more than 50 essays. He has planned and designed over 440 museum exhibitions. His current research focuses on people’s perception and dissemination of museums.