Dr. James C. S. Lin is responsible for the Asian art collection at the Fitzwilliam Museum. He obtained a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Chinese Art History at the University of Oxford. He then worked as a Research Assistant for the Ashmolean Museum. Between June and November 2002, he was employed as a special assistant at the British Museum, helping to set up the Selwyn and Ellie Alleyne Gallery of Chinese Jade. He then returned to Oxford as the first Christensen Fellow in Chinese Painting, at the Khoan and Michael Sullivan Chinese painting gallery in the Ashmolean. In September 2004, he was appointed as the Assistant Keeper of Applied Arts at the Fitzwilliam Museum.