Taiwan: Stories of Return
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Taiwan: Stories of Return

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Many have sought to understand the pandemic year return of the diaspora to Taiwan. How would they benefit Taiwan’s economy? Would they stay? Less attention has been paid to what this means on a personal level for those involved. Here, we reflect on what it means to return — or to not be able to — and what this reverse exodus means for Taiwan.

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Total 4 Articles

Abandoning Anthropology, From Virginia to Taipei

Daniel Yo-Ling Chen

In the traditional model, anthropologists venture off to their field sites, do their research, and then go back to their home institutions to write up and share their findings. What might a different kind of relationship to Taiwan look like?


Coming Home to a Place I’ve Never Lived

Judy Chen

On being grounded not in the dead wood of the doorframe but the rich soil of earth.


Moving to Taiwan

Albert Wu & Michelle Kuo

Taiwan was becoming something. And I was getting left behind.

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