Education Background:

  1. 09/2001-06/2004 Sun Yat-Sen (zhongshan) University, China, Ph.D in Cultural Anthropology.
  2. 09/1994-06/1997 Xiamen University, China, Master in Cultural Anthropology
  3. 09/1988-07/1992 Xiamen University, China, Bachelor in Cultural Anthropology       

Professional Experience:

  1. 08/1997-09/2007 Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, Xiamen University.
  2. 10/2007-present Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University
  3. 08/2005-12/2005 Visiting Scholar, Norwegian Centre of Human Rights
  4. 01/2006-11/2006 Senior Research Fellow, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  5. 04/2008-10/2008 Project Officer, Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture of the P.R.China.
  6. 07/2013-07/2014 Visiting Scholar, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Illinois at Urban and Champaign.

Main Academic Projects:

  1. 2014-2017 Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and New Visions of Sustainability in Global China, funded by University of Oslo, Norway.
  2. 2014-2017 East Asian and rebuilding earth-bound community, co-funded by University of Incheon in the Republic of Korean and Zhejiang University in China.
  3. 2010-2013, Resettlement, Community Development and protection of minority ethnic groups’ cultures, funded by National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science (China).
  4. 2008-2010 The City Integration of New Urban Immigrants and Community Construction, funded by Ministry of Education of the P.R.China.
  5. 2005-2007 The Forging of Nationhood and the Construction of Citizenship, Ethnicity and History, funded by Asia Scholarship Foundation.
  6. 2004-2005 Social Justice and Institutional Limitations: Migrant Workers’ Responses to Employment Discrimination in Chinese Cities, funded by Norwegian Centre of Human Rights, Norway.
  7. 2003-2004 The Urbanization Experience of a Chinese Village in the Reform Era, funded by National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science (China).


  1. Liuzhaohui, 2012, Community Value of the Settlement of Migrants from the Cultural Heritage Site: A Case Study of "Environmental Improvement Project of Shizi Hill in Lijiang Ancient Town", Thinking, No. 2, 2012, P85-89.
  2. Liuzhaohui, 2011, An Empirical Analysis of the Community Life of New Urban Migrants: Guangzhou, Dongguan, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Zhengzhou, and Shenyang, Chinese Sociology & Anthropology, Volume 43, Number 3 / Spring, P5-37.
  3. Liuzhaohui, 2011, Cultural Power in Constructing Localism from perspective of Dragon-Boat Festival's "Application for Intangible Cultural Heritage", Studies in Culture & Art, Vol.4 No.2, P80-85.
  4. Liuzhaohui, 2010, Rights-based Struggles and Logic of Action: An Action Research on Environment Resettlement in a Medium-sized City in Western China, Todd Landman & William Paul Simmons & Rhona Smith,eds, Human Rights in Our Times: Multidisciplinary Perspective, Beijing: China Legal Publishing House, P149-171. 
  5. Liuzhaohui, 2010, A Comparative Study on Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage between China and Russia: A Cultural Space Perspective, Journal of South-Central University for Nationalities (Humanities and Social Science), Vol.30 No.1.
  6. Liuzhaohui, 2009, Village Community and Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage: Also on Paradox of Original Subject and Protection Subject of Heritage, Studies in Culture & Arts, Vol.2 No.4.
  7. Liuzhaohui, 2009. 1948's Separatist Movement in Penang and Evading Overseas Chinese Nationalism, Open Times, No.10.
  8. Liuzhaohui, 2009, Fieldwork and Writing Culture in Overseas Ethnography, Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities(Philosophy and Social Science),Vol. 31 No.5.
  9. Liuzhaohui, 2007, Lineage Organization and Political Process in Qiaoxiang Community in the Reform Era, Sixiang Zhanxian, Vol.201 No.3.
  10. Liuzhaohui(Co-Author), 2006, Institutional Discrimination and Social Justice: taking peasant workers in Xiamen as a example, Journal of Southwest University for Nationalities (Humanities and Social Science), No.11.
  11. Liuzhaohui, 2005, Influence of National Culture on Ecological Migrants and Corresponding Countermeasures, Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities(Philosophy and Social Science),Vol. 27 No.6.
  12. Liuzhaohui,2005,Village Community and Ethnography Method, Ethno-National Studies, Vol.155 No.3.
  13. Liuzhaohui, 2005, Beyond Peasant Society: History, Culture and Social Structure in a Qiaoxiang Community, Beijing, National Press.
Research work

Applied anthropology, human rights, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Social Assessment, Rural Community, etc.