Stephan Feuchtwang

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Stephan Feuchtwang (born 1937) is emeritus professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics (LSE). His main area of research is China.[1][2]

He was born in Berlin in 1937, the son of Wilhelm Feuchtwang and Eva Neurath.[3][4] His grandfather, David Feuchtwang, was the chief rabbi of Vienna.[5]

Feuchtwang is the author of books on Chinese popular religion, feng shui, and (with Wang Mingming) a book on local leadership: Grassroots Charisma in southern Fujian and northern Taiwan.[6]


  1. ^ "Professor Stephan Feuchtwang - People - Anthropology - Home". 2015-05-25. Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  2. ^ Professor Emeritus Stephan Feuchtwang (2015-05-22). "Profile - Experts - Research and expertise - Home". Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  3. ^ "Stephan Feuchtwang". Retrieved 2016-06-18.
  4. ^ Plante, David (6 January 2000). "Eva Neurath". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  5. ^ Peter Unwin (31 January 2013). Newcomers' Lives: The Story of Immigrants as Told in Obituaries from The Times. A&C Black. pp. 149–150. ISBN 978-1-4411-5917-5.
  6. ^ "Stephan Feuchtwang | Middle East Institute". 2015-12-03. Retrieved 2016-06-18.

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