British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Vol 12 No 1 (2022)
Essays

Overseas Taiwanese Negotiations of “Chinese Identity” in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hsien-Ming Lin
KU Leuven
Published January 23, 2022
How to Cite
Lin, H.-M. (2022). Overseas Taiwanese Negotiations of “Chinese Identity” in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic. British Journal of Chinese Studies, 12(1), 118-123. https://doi.org/10.51661/bjocs.v12i1.167

Abstract

In this article, the author examines how Belgian Taiwanese immigrants negotiate their ethnonational identity, especially the term “Chinese” in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic. The study finds some differences of identity negotiation and performance strategies applied by different generations of immigrants.

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Keywords
  • Belgium,
  • Chinese identity,
  • COVID-19,
  • ethnic boundaries,
  • Taiwanese immigrant
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