Phil Entwistle

Phil Entwistle

Visiting Academic Fellow

September 2015 to December 2015

Phil Entwistle researches the relationship between Christianity, politics and nationalism in China. He recently completed his DPhil at the University of Oxford, for which he examined political engagement amongst young, urban Chinese Protestants. Entwistle has presented his research at the conferences of the Political Studies Association and the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, as well as at the International Forum for Contemporary Chinese Studies. He has lived in Beijing and Shenzhen and studied Mandarin at Peking and Tsinghua Universities.

The  Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)is a Stiftung Mercatorinitiative. Established in 2013, MERICS is a Berlin-based institute for contemporary and practical research into China.