Dispelling Cultural Imperialism: Taiwan's Gaze towards the Pacific

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Professor Tung Yuan-Chao discusses the problems of anthropology in the contemporary world, given the questionable moral origins of this academic field. She attempts to define a new framework in which Taiwan can look at its Pacific neighbours without echoes of Western imperialism affecting their gaze. As well as discussing how body habits can be more important to identity than ancestry.

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Interview conducted by Wu Si-wei, Video filmed, edited and subtitled by Cerise Phiv and Conor Stuart

Last modified on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 17:35
Conor Stuart (蕭辰宇)

Born in Belfast. Just finished his Master from the Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature at National Taiwan University (NTU). Currently lives and works in Taipei. 

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