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Re-imagining the Other Imperial Past: Japan’s Colonial Heritage in Taiwan

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
CHAMP/Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy
Location
International Studies Building, Room 101
Date
Apr 14, 2014   4:00 pm  
Speaker
PROF. MIKE ROBINSON  DIRECTOR OF THE IRONBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE, UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
Contact
Helaine Silverman
E-Mail
helaine@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
CHAMP

A substantive amount of Taiwan’s tangible heritage assets are products of the Japanese Colonial period. This presentation explores the mobilisation of such heritage in Taiwan and how this intersects with problematic notions of national image and identity.

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