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  • Ko Wen-je and Taiwan’s political theatre

    Ko Wen-je and Taiwan’s political theatre

    The following article appeared on UnHerd’s website on January 3, 2024.  Theatre and politics have a long history in Taiwan. During the Japanese colonial era (1895-1945), lookouts were posted outside Taiwanese opera performances to warn of approaching police patrols. These raids were part of a Japanisation policy known as kominka, designed to transform the Formosans, as […]

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