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Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Liverpool

Terence Heng is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool. He is the author of three books - Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences (2016), Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts: Spiritual Places in Urban Spaces (2020) and Diasporas, Weddings and the Trajectories of Ethnicity (2020). His research interests include sacred spaces, visual methods and the sociology of death, spirituality and religion. He is currently co-editing a multidisciplinary book on Chinese death practices in Singapore, due out in 2024.


  • 2019–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool
  • 2018–2019
    Lecturer, University of Liverpool
  • 2014–2017
    Assistant Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology