Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Lim Khek Gee, Francis

Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, University Scholars Programme

Assoc Prof Lim Khek Gee, Francis

Francis Khek Gee Lim is Associate Professor in the Division of Sociology at NTU. His research interests revolve around religion and tourism in various Asian cultures and societies. In the last few years he has been conducting research on the Tibetan Catholic communities in Yunnan and Tibet, as well as on the Yiguan Dao religion in Singapore. Francis is the author of Imagining the Good Life: Negotiating Culture and Development in Nepal Himalaya (Brill 2008), co-editor of Christianity and the State in Asia: Complicity and Conflict (Routledge 2009), editor of Mediating Piety: Technology and Religion in Contemporary Asia (Brill 2009), and Christianity in Contemporary China: Socio-cultural Perspectives (Routledge 2013). His latest research project is on the use of Internet social networking sites and boundary making among Chinese Christians in the mainland and overseas.
Research Interests
religion, tourism, China, Singapore, South Asia (Nepal, Tibet)
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
Selected Publications
  • Lim, Francis Khek Gee. (2013). Christianity in Contemporary China: Socio-Cultural Perspectives. Routledge.
  • Francis Khek Gee Lim. (2009). Mediating Piety: technology and religion in Asia. Brill.
  • Francis Khek Gee Lim.(2009). Charismatic technology. Mediating Piety.
  • 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 Asia. Christianity and the State in Asia.

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