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Falun Gong protests in Taipei: An interpretive slideshow

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In April 2010, Paul Farrelly visited Taipei 101 and Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall to observe the various ways that Falun Gong adherents protest against the Chinese government.  The actions of these protestors transform these popular venues into contested spaces, where tourism, spirituality and politics intersect.  His photos and commentary aim to illustrate the uneasy balance that these powerful forces somehow maintain.

 

For more videos and interviews about new religious movements (NRMs) in Taiwan, please watch the following videos:

  • Learn about Huang Ting Chan from south of Taipei who are blending traditional Chinese religiosity and modern science.

 

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Paul Farrelly (范寶文)

Paul is a PhD candidate at the Australian National University in Canberra. His primary research interests are new religious movements and religious innovation in China and Taiwan.

Website: twitter.com/paul_farrelly

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