|Assoc Prof Lim Khek Gee, Francis |
Division of Sociology
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences
- PhD U.of Lond,Sch of Oriental & African Stud 2004
- MA U.of Lond,Sch of Oriental & African Stud 2000
- BSocSci(Hons) The National University of Singapore 1998
|Francis Lim received his PhD in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies. He was then awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, under the Religion and Globalization research cluster. He joined the NTU Sociology division in 2006, and teaches courses on globalization, tourism, Singapore society, classical social theory, and a graduate course on religion in contemporary China. He is the author of Imagining the Good Life: Negotiating Culture and Development in Nepal Himalaya (Brill, 2008), editor of Mediating Piety: Technology and Religion in Contemporary Asia (Brill, 2009), and co-editor of Christianity and the State in Asia: Complicity and Conflict (Routledge, 2009). He has also published in a number of international refereed journals.|
|globalization, religion, tourism, South Asia (Nepal, Tibet), China, Singapore|
|Research Grant |
- Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2013-)
- NTU Internal Funding - New Initiative Funding - New Silk Road (2012-)
|Current Projects |
- Globalization and Religion in Asia
- Social Media, Religion and Shifting Boundaries in Globalizing China
- Voice, Identity and Solidarity in Online Faith: Civil Society and Religious Groups’ Political Engagement in China
- Francis Khek Gee Lim. (2009). Mediating Piety: technology and religion in Asia..
- Francis Khek Gee Lim. (2009). Charismatic technologyMediating Piety. Netherlands.
- Francis Khek Gee Lim. (2009). Christianity and the State in Asia: Complicity and Conflict. Routledge.
- Francis Khek Gee Lim, Julius Bautista. (2009). Christianity and the State in AsiaChristianity and the State in Asia. United Kingdom.
- Francis Khek Gee Lim. (2009). Negotiating "foreignness", localising faith: Tibetan Catholicism in the Yunnan-Tibet borderlandsChristianity and the State in Asia. United Kingdom.