November 1: Gods, Humans and Rulers - Religion and Empire in Early China

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University presents "Gods, Humans, and Rulers: Religion and Empire in Early China," a lecture by Michael Puett, Professor of Chinese History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Chair of the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard.

November 1, 2012, 6:00 pm 
15 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028

This talk, the sixth annual Leon Levy lecture, will attempt to shed light on some of the complexities of religious practice in early China and to explore how the development of empire both relied upon and challenged those practices.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is very limited: email to RSVP. Admission to the lecture hall will not be allowed once the lecture begins.

*** UPDATE ***

Seating capacity has been reached for this event. To be placed on the waiting list, please email