Professor Stephan Feuchtwang
Department of Anthropology and Taiwan Research Programme, London School of Economics
Professor Feuchtwang was the Chair of the London Taiwan Seminar during 2000-03. He was the President of the British Association for Chinese Studies, 2000-04. In 2002 and again in 2008 he was a member of the international peer review panel evaluating the research of the Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. He has published books and articles about Chinese geomancy, popular religion in Taiwan and the Mainland, and is currently working on terror and social memory. He is the author of Popular Religion in China: the Imperial metaphor (Curzon, 2001), co-author of Grassroots Charisma: four local leaders in China (with Wang Mingming, Routledge, 2001), and the editor of Making Place: state projects, globalisation and local responses in China (UCL, 2004).