Fei Xiaotong

Fei Xiaotong or Fei Hsiao-tung (November 2, 1910 – April 24, 2005) was a Chinese anthropologist and sociologist. He was a pioneering researcher and professor of sociology and anthropology; he was also noted for his studies in the study of China's ethnic groups as well as a social activist. One of China's finest sociologists and anthropologists, his works on these subjects were instrumental in laying a solid foundation for the development of sociological and anthropological studies in China, as well as in introducing social and cultural phenomena of China to the international community. His last post before his death in 2005 was as Professor of Sociology at Peking University.[1]

Fei Xiaotong
Fei at the LSE in 1986.
Born(1910-11-02)November 2, 1910
DiedApril 24, 2005(2005-04-24) (aged 94)
NationalityChinese
OccupationAnthropologist, sociologist
Known forThe development of sociological and anthropological studies in China
Fei Xiaotong
Traditional Chinese費孝通
Simplified Chinese费孝通