THE TIANHOU - MAZU TEMPLE

International Conference on Iconography, Architecture and Social Organisation in the South China Cultural Sphere


Place:
Chinese University of Hongkong

Time:
January 3-4, 1997

Theme:
Papers focus on the following topics:

  • the variation in traditional Tianhou temples and cults across Taiwan, Fujian, Guangdong and Hong Kong;
  • the role of the cult in the regional economic transformation;
  • the combination of traditionalism with 'modernization' of the temples (reconstruction of temples, modification of rituals and changes in management organization);
  • religion and identity.

    Contact:

    Joseph Bosco
    Dept. of Anthropology
    Chinese University of Hongkong
    Shatin, NT
    Hong Kong
    
    E-mail
    josephbosco@cuhk.edu.hk

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