Dr. Jeremy Jammes is a social anthropologist and has published widely on religious issues in Vietnam, but also in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. He completed his PhD research on Caodaism in 2006 (Paris X Nanterre), after extensive ethnographic fieldwork among Caodai communities in Vietnam, Cambodia and France. Between 2010 and 2014, he served in Bangkok as Deputy Director, Head of Publications, and Strategic Adviser of the Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC, CNRS-MAEE), for which he has (co-) edited three regional outlooks on contemporary Southeast Asia geopolitics. Since then, he serves as an Associate Professor of Social Anthropology in the Institute of Asian Studies, at the University of Brunei. Since July 2016, he is Director of this international research center (http://ias.ubd.edu.bn/). J. Jammes is also Editor in Chief of the Springer Book Series “Asia in Transition” series: (http://www.springer.com/series/13611?detailsPage=titles).