Dr. Linjing Jiang is associate professor of German Language and Literature at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Growing up in a Protestant family in Shanghai, Linjing became interested in the ecumenical movement, which has expanded her faith. She is a mother of two boys who are both baptized in the Catholic tradition.
In 2014, Linjing received her Ph.D. from Heidelberg University. Her research field includes political theology in German Literature, the interactive influence between German classical music and literature, and German poetry in the 19th and 20th century. She has published widely on literature, religion and arts in Chinese, German and English, for both academic and general readers.
Linjing also serves as a core member of Shanghai Translators Association as well as an initiative young scholar’s group called “Sharon’s Roses”, who focuses on multilingual creative writing and translation. Along with two other member of “Sharon’s Roses,” she is quite active in co-teaching and co-writing, public lectures, podcasts etc., Through these multiple media, she tries to play her role as a Christian scholar in both the academic field and public culture.