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Chinese Name

沈道偉

Biography

Historian of Christianity who studies evangelicalism and fundamentalism in China and Southeast Asia. In my doctoral research, which I completed in 2020, I examined the formation of transnational Chinese Christianity in the 20th century. Currently, I am working to convert my doctoral dissertation into a monograph.

A second area of interest/expertise which I am developing is the history of exertional heat health and how it interrelates with the exercise sciences. Along with this, I am exploring oral history and ethnography as methods that can be used to augment this relatively new area of research. In this sense, I am also a historian of heat health and the exercise sciences.

Broadly, I seek to inspire people to see the relevance and meaning of history in their lives, and its potential to be applied to the workplace and broader social, cultural and governance issues.

In terms of teaching recognition, I'm a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research Interests

1. History of Christianity in Modern China and Southeast Asia

2. Chinese Religious Transnationalism

3. World Christianity

4. History of Heat Health and Exercise Science

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

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