Lihua Tong is from Inner Mongolia, China. She is a graduate of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, and has a PhD in Design. She teaches at the Inner Mongolia University of Arts, and studies font design and the history of minority scripts, design anthropology, and the history of cultural exchange.
The title of Lihua’s doctoral thesis is “A Study of Aesthetic Elements Affecting the Design of Mongolian Characters.”
Her published relevant papers include:
“A Study on the Pluralistic Source and Transformation of Mongolian Characters”
“The formation and historical background of Mongolian typeface”
“Research on the history of Mongolian character shape design and multi-ethnic communication”
Lihua has published on related topics: “The research project of local ethnic languages and characters of the People’s Committee of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has been completed — Study on the standardization and diversification of Mongolian characters” Subject No MW-YB-2021032.
“Educational Science Planning Project of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region — Research on the history and current situation of Mongolian text font design” Subject No 2020MGH024.MGH024.