Celtic and Teutonic mythology, folklore, medieval and heroic literature. Medieval European literature. Arthurania/Arthurian romance literature. Ancient history. Tang Dynasty poetry. Works of Tolkien.
Chinese medical doctor with a research focus in materia-medica, Qing dynasty exegesis of the classic text “Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold”, and Chinese medical anatomy and physiology. Currently writing a masters thesis which offers a new understanding of the pharmacological action of the Chinese medicinal Gan-cao (licorice root) based on Qing Dynasty analysis of the herb as utilized in the “Treatise on Febrile Diseases Caused by Cold”.
PhD in contemporary history, Frédéric Clavert oriented its research towards the use of the historian’s sources in the digital age. After two years as a research engineer at the University of Paris Sorbonne and two years as lecturer in Contemporary History at the University of Lausanne, he is now Senior Researcher at the University of Luxembourg.
Mengge is currently completing his postgraduate education at McGill University’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies. He’s interested in the technical and conceptual intersections in the art making. His thesis research focuses on the historical significances of the reprographic medium in Song dynasty (960–1279) China.