Li Yuqing

Li Yuqing
Assistant Professor

Name: Li Yuqing
Education: Doctoral degree
Language: English, Thai

Research Areas:
Political Anthropology, Historical Anthropology, Cultural Polity, Body Theory and Gender Studies, Thai and Southeast Asian Studies.

Education and Work Background:

  • B.A. in Thai Language and Literature, Peking University, 2008-2012.
  • M.A. in Thai Language and Literature, Peking University, 2012-2015.
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, Tsinghua University, 2015-2020.

Academic Exchanges:

  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, USA, 2017.1-2017.12.
  • Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 2018.6-2019.2.


  • 李宇晴. 泰国佛教介入政治冲突的表现形式及其原因探析.东南亚研究, 2016(4):106-112.
  • Li, Yuqing. (2017). Money for Nothing: Commercial Surrogacy Cases in Thailand, Rian Thai : International Journal of Thai Studies, Vol.10 (No.2), 2017.
  • Li, Yuqing. (2019). Lost in Narratives of Identity: The Predicament of Surrogates in Thailand. IJFAB: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 12(1), 157-171.


  • 2016.7.28-29, participated in the ENITS (Empowering Network for International Thai Studies) International Conference on Thai Studies organized by the Center for Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University, and delivered a speech entitled "Money for nothing: an empirical study on surrogacy cases and surrogate legislation changes in modern Thailand";
  • 2016.12.10-11, participated in the "Young Anthropologist Forum" organized by the Institute of global ethnology and anthropology, Minzu University of China, and delivered a speech entitled "Contemporary Dialogue between Ethnography and History: Perspectives from Southeast Asia".