Song Zhenhao, male, born in January 1949, is a native of Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province. His major academic expertise is in the oracle bones and early Qin history research. In December 1969, he graduated from the Wuhan River Transport Vocational School. In September 1981, he graduated from the department of history of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and achieved a master’s degree in history. He is now a researcher of the Institute of Chinese History of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, vice-director of the academic board, director of the early Qin history research office, and professor and PhD student advisor of the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is also a professor and PhD student advisor of the School of Archeology and Museology of Peking University. He is the vice-president and secretary-general of the China Society of Yin-Shang Civilization. He has enjoyed a special allowance awarded by the State Council and won the “Young and Mid-aged Expert with Outstanding Contribution” Award. He is a member of the national committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Editor: Wang Daohang