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We acknowledge Professor Janet Lee Scott and Mr. Li Wah-li for their contributions to this collection.

Janet Lee Scott completed her MA and PhD in anthropology at Cornell University. She conducts researches on women’s participation in Mutual Aid Committees and ritual paper offerings in Hong Kong; the latter was supported by an Earmarked Grant for Research given by the (then entitled) University and Polytechnics Grants Committee and the faculty research grants from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Baptist University.

She taught anthropology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong; sociology and anthropology at Hong Kong Baptist University. Now she serves as a Museum Expert Adviser (Ethnography/ Intangible Cultural Heritage Panel) to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government, she is also an Associate in Research at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.