Yuri Pines (Ph.D., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1998) is Michael W. Lipson Professor of Asian Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; visiting professor at Beijing Normal University, China; and Guest Professor at Nankai University, Tianjin, China. His publications include Foundations of Confucian Thought: Intellectual Life in the Chunqiu Period, 722-453 B.C.E. (University of Hawai’i Press, 2002); Envisioning Eternal Empire: Chinese Political Thought of the Warring States Era (University of Hawai’i Press, 2009); and The Everlasting Empire: Traditional Chinese Political Culture and Its Enduring Legacy (Princeton University Press, 2012). With Gideon Shelach and Yitzhak Shichor he co-authored in Hebrew the three-volume All-under-Heaven: Imperial China (Open University Press, 2011, 2013, and forthcoming); with Lothar von Falkenhausen, Gideon Shelach, and Robin D.S. Yates he co-edited Birth of an Empire: The State of Qin Revisited (University of California Press, 2014), and with Paul R. Goldin and Martin Kern, Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China (Brill, 2015).