The Modern Totem: the status of national animals in modern nations

Author(s): Jintao Zhu

Type: Poster

Department: Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

Exhibit no: 26


This research presents an unprecedented analysis on the formation of national animals, exploring the discrepancy between its theoretical superiority as a national symbol and inadequate political salience in reality. It aims to lay the foundation for further studies regarding the use of animal symbols in political science and beyond. 

Acknowledgements: LSE Eden Centre