Narrating Sun Yat-sen: Explaining the People’s Republic of China and Republic of China’s (Taiwan) developments concerning leninism, christianity, and democracy

Het portretteren van Sun Yat-sen: Een verklaring voor de ontwikkelingen binnen de Volksrepubliek China en de Republiek China (Taiwan) met betrekking tot leninisme, christendom en democratie
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2021 - 2025 (ongoing)
Department of Languages and Cultures
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This research strives to overcome scientific knowledge gaps related to Sun Yat-sen’s life, as well as the gaps surrounding the concepts that are crucial in understanding his persona: Leninism, Christianity, and democracy. Through comparing interpretations of Sun’s political philosophy in the PRC and ROC, this thesis will attempt to elucidate how he was crucial in shaping their respective governmental systems.



Phd Student(s)