Anthropology and Ethnology
Ge Rongling
Updated: 2016-08-09

Ge Rongling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


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2003, B.A. (Chinese Language and Literature) Shandong Normal University;

2006, M.A. (Comparative Literature)Shandong Normal University;

2011, Ph.D in Anthropology, Xiamen University

Professional Experience

2007-2009. Visiting scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley;

2011-present. Assistant Professor, Department of anthropology and Ethnology, Xiamen University;

2016-2017. Visiting scholar, Harvard Yenching Institute.

Research Area

Landscape anthropology; Southwest China ethnic groups; heritage, tourism and eco-museums.

Courses Taught

World ethnographies; Museum anthropology; Ethnic studies; Dwellings and ethnicity.


2012-2015. Project of “Anthropological Studies on Landscape Heritage of Rural Settlements in the Minority Areas”.Grants from the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science Foundation. (12CMZ036).

2015-2015. Project of “Protection and Resarch of Minority Village Landscapes in the Southeast China”. President Grant of Xiamen University. (20720151150)

Selected Publications

1. RonglingGe. Concepts, Perspectives and Values of Landscape Anthropology. Social Science Abroad, 2014 (4): 108-17.

2.RonglingGe. Ancestors and Ethnicity: Narrations and Formations of the Identity of Han sub-groups on Borders. Journal of Minzu University of China, 2014 (4): 55-64.

3.RonglingGe. Ancestors and Ethnicity: Narrations and Formations of the Identity of Han sub-groups on Borders. Journal of Minzu University of China, 2014 (4): 55-64.

4.RonglingGe, ZhaorongPeng. Landscape (cultural heritage keywords series), National Arts, 2014 (4): 28-33.

5.RonglingGe. Making Kinship Terminology a Symbolic Expression of Tourist Hospitality: A Case Study of “Xiao Niangniang” from AnshunTunpu. Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities.2012 (5): 39-43.

6.RonglingGe. Heritage Studies: Exploration of Theoretical Perspectives. Journal of Xuzhou Institute of Technology. 2012 (1): 9-13.

7.RonglingGe. Ethnicity into Tourism Package: A Story of Dixi and its Cooperators. In Report of the International Symposium: Exploring Ethnicity and the State Through Tourism in East Asia, Kanazawa University, Feb 2011, pp. 136-142.

8.ZhaorongPeng, Chunxia Li, RonglingGe. Reviews on Anthropological Study of Nomadic Culture.Journal of Ethnology. 2010 (1): 45-54.

9.ZhaorongPeng, RonglingGe. Heritage Discourse: Emergence and Presentation. Hunan Social Science, 2009 (6): 174-80.

10. RonglingGe. Incorporation, Cooperation and Participation: A summary of Annual American Anthropology Association Meeting, 2008. Ethno-National Studies, 2009(2): 104-107.

11.ZhaorongPeng, RonglingGe. Objects as Heritage: Ethnographical Paradigm on Objects Studies. Journal of Xiamen University, 2009 (2): 58-65.

12.ZhaorongPeng, RonglingGe. Nanyin and Its Cultural Space. National Arts, 2007 (4): 64-9.

13.RonglingGe. Producing through Landscaping: A Decade of Tourism Development in a Tunpu Village from Southwest China. Beijing: Beijing University Press, 2014.

14. GongRui, ZhengXiangchun and GeRongling. Textbook on Tourism Anthropology, Tourism Education Press, 2011.