Dr. Jiangang Zhu is a professor of the School of Sociology and Anthropology at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. He is also the executive director of the School of Philanthropy (SOP) and director of the Institute for Civil Society at Sun Yat-sen University. He also serves on the board of Guangdong Harmony Foundation, the first community foundation in China. Zhu’s postgraduate studies at Fudan University in Shanghai and received his doctoral degree in anthropology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The experience of conducting field work in a Shanghai slum has changed his ideas and visions about China’s grassroots society and led him engaging to the development of civil society in China. Zhu’s research covers a range of fields including community power, community development, nonprofit organizations, social movement, social innovation, urban space, gender studies and religious philanthropy.
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December 09, 2013