Events for 13 septembre 2012

David Ownby - Critical Thinkers in Religion, Law and Social Theory

jeu, septembre 13, 2012

David Ownby

University of Ottawa, Simard 125
4:00 - 6:30pm

Title: Religion, Politics and Scholarship in Contemporary China:  Reflections on Researching the Falun Gong

Abstract: In this talk, I will present an informal overview of my research methods and findings based on several years of fieldwork and study of the Falun Gong.  I will further reflect on the challenges of researching a politically charged topic, discussing my interaction with Falun Gong practitioners, Chinese scholars, and Canadian and American journalists and politicians.


David Ownby received his M.A. (Regional Studies—East Asia) and Ph.D. (History and East Asian Languages) from ...

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