Anh Tuan Nguyen
I received a master’s degree in social and cultural anthropology in 2006. After graduate, I experienced the position of lecturer at Hanoi University of Culture for 2 years and then worked as a researcher at the Department of Anthropology of Religion, Institute of Anthropology, Vietnam Academy Social Sciences.
Currently, I take part in “Whale of Power" research project, led by Ass.Prof.Dr. Aike P. Rots. My research comes with the title “Whale God on the move: Forced displacement and diasporic devotion”. It will involve an anthropological examination of Whale worship, a poplar ritual practice, and belief of coastal fishing communities in Vietnam. It focuses on the ways the Whale worship is forced displacement, and sacred place is socially constructed, represented and experienced. It is dealing with the way in which human responds to socio-economic and environmental change in Vietnam coastal communities. Furthermore, in examining human and non-human (animal, whale god) relation, my research will explore new meanings attributed to popular, traditional ritual practices and beliefs in the secularization age in contemporary Vietnam.
- Nguyen Anh Tuan (2008), Find reinforcing human sound-phenomenon to find graves telepathically through the prism of press time Renewal, Vietnamese Anthropology Review, 4, 34-42.
- Nguyen Anh Tuan (2011), Nung Phan Sling Sub-group Funeral Ceremony, Vietnamese Anthropology Review, 1, 36-46.
- Nguyen Anh Tuan (2011), "Debt book": Limited topic of social exchange or inter-subject link: Anthropological approach from a funeral in Nung Phan Sling village, Thai Nguyen province, Vietnamese Anthropology Review, 5, 25-34.
- Nguyen Anh Tuan (2018), State, religious and ethnic policy: an overview of research from an anthropological, ethnological perspective, Vietnamese Anthropology Review, 1, 56-68.
- Tran Van Ha, Nguyen Anh Tuan (2019), Thailand's policy on Ethnic Minorities, Vietnam Social Sciences, 2, 82-90.