Dinh Hong Hai (1970) got double bachelor degrees from Hanoi University of Industrial Fine Arts in 1996 and Vietnam National University Hanoi in 1998. He gained his Master of Philosophy program from University of Delhi (India) in 2006. He has studied at Harvard University (USA, 2008-2010) and defended his PhD dissertation at the Graduate School of Social Sciences in 2011. He also worked as a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (China, 2006-2007). He is now a researcher at Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (since 2001) and a lecturer at Vietnam National University Hanoi. His research fields are arts, humanity, anthropology and related social sciences.