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Centre of Taiwan Studies

EATS 2006

3rd Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) Paris, March 30-31, 2006

Co-organized by:

Groupe français de recherche sur Taiwan (GFRT) & SOAS Taiwan Studies Programme

Venue:

ASIEM, 6, rue Albert de Lapparent, 75007 Paris
Métro: Ségur (line 10), Sèvres-Lecourbe (line 6)
ASIEM (Association Immobiliere de l'Ecole Militaire)

Thursday, 30 March 2006

9:00Registration
09:30-10:00Welcoming Remarks:
Fiorella Allio (GFRT) & Jean-Pierre Cabestan (GFRT)
Robert Ash (SOAS) & Dafydd Fell (SOAS)
Angela Leung (CCK Foundation, vice-president)
09:45-10:30

Keynote speech by Chu Yun-han
(Professor of political sciences at National Taiwan University & CCK executive director)
"Cross-Strait Relations at the Cross-road"

10:30-10:45Coffee Break
10:45-12:30

Panel 1: Identity Basics
Chair
: Chang Mau-kuei (Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica
& Professor, Department of Sociology, Taiwan University)

Panel 2: Global History and Taiwan
Chair: Marianne Bastid (Senior researcher, CNRS)

10:45-11:00

Stefan Fleischauer (University of Tuebingen, Germany)
"Interpretations on 228: The 28th February 1947 Incident on Taiwan and the Taiwan Independence Movement"
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Ann Heylen (Research Unit on Taiwanese Culture and Literature, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany)
"Writing Taiwan History: Interpreting the Past in the Global Present"
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11:00-11:15

Carsten Storm (ICCD-Project, Centre for East Asian Studies, Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
"Dominant Migrants, Migrant's Culture, Settlement and Identity"
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Michael Hoare (Independent historian, London)
"Taiwan's darker past: Emerging histories of the World-war II prisoner of war camps"
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11:15-11:30

Chao-yu Wu (Sociology, University of Bristol, UK)
"Home-making movement and ethnicisation in Taiwan"

Tsung-ming Chen (Ph.D. candidate in history, Université Lumière, Lyon II)
"The inculturation of Taiwanese Catholic Church during Chiang Kai-shek's government: identity heading for the sinisation and its international action"
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11:30-12:00

Discussants:
Stéphane Corcuff (Fleischauer & Storm)
(Associate professor of political sciences, Lyon II)

Mark Harrison (Wu)
(Research fellow in Chinese studies, Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster, UK)

Discussants:
Ngo Tak-wing (Heylen)
(Lecturer in Chinese politics, Leiden University, NL)

Stephan Feutchwang (Hoare)
(Professorial research associate, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics)

Chantal Zheng (Chen)
(Professor, University Aix-Marseille)

12:00-12:30General discussionGeneral discussion
12:30-13:30Lunch Break in the Foyer
13:30-15:30

Panel 3: Identity Markers
Chair: Stephan Feuchtwang
(Professorial research associate, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics)

Panel 4: New Features of Political Life in Taiwan
Chair: Benoît Vermander
(Director, Ricci Institute, Taipei)

13:30-13:45

Bi-yu Chang (Research Fellow, SOAS Taiwan studies programme)
"The Nationalisation of Nature: Yushan, Modern Myth and Taiwanese Identity"
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Joseph Lee (Lecturer, Nottingham University, UK)
"Corporate Governance in Taiwan : Convergence or divergence?"
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13:45-14:00

Chen Long-ting (Lecturer, Diwan College of Management, Madou, Tainan County, Taiwan)
"From Local Theatre to National Symbol of Identification: Process of Taiwanisation in The Theatre Po-te-hì"
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Francesca Congiu (Ph.D. Candidate in History, Institutions and International Relations of Modern and Contemporary Asia and Africa, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy)
"National Identity and the Weakness of Taiwanese Organized Labour"
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14:00-14:15

Cheng Shui-cheng (Research Engineer, CNRS & director, Department of ethnomusicology of Frèsnes' national school of Music)
"Mountain Songs of the Hakka in Northern and Southern Part of Taiwan"

Norman Peng (Ph.D. student, Royal Holloway University, UK)
"Image building in Taiwan's Political Advertising - Exploring How Audiences Evaluate Celebrity Endorsement and Emotional Appeal Advertisements"
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14:15-14:30
(Panel 4)
 

Bogdan S. Zemanek (Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland)
"We are not Chinese: the Taiwanese self-image as presented by the pro-independence media"
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14:15-14:45
(Panel 4:
14:30-15:10)

Discussants:
Fiorella Allio (Chang & Chen)
(Researcher, CNRS, Marseille & coordinator of the GFRT)

Chantal Zheng (Cheng)
(Professor, University Aix-Marseille)

Discussants:
Michael Palmer (Lee)
(Professor, SOAS)

Hermann Halbeisen (Congiu, Zemanek)
(Cologne University, Research Institute for Political Science and European Affairs, Germany)

Samia Ferhat (Peng)
(Senior lecturer, Paris 10th University of Nanterre)

14:45-15-30
(Panel 4:
15:10-15:30)
General discussionGeneral discussion
15:30-16:00Tea break
16:00-18:00

Panel 5: Economic Reforms and Global Challenges
Chair: Marie-Claire Bergère
(Professor emeritus of Chinese civilization, INALCO, Paris)

Panel 6: History: Norms vs. Practice
Chair: Chantal Zheng
(Professor, University Aix-Marseille)

16:00-16:15

Leou Chia-feng (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, University of London)
"Financial liberalization under political democratization: the long journey of the state-owned banks' privatization in Taiwan"
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Henning Klöter (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leiden University, CNWS Research School)
"Between ideology and functionality: The choice of a language in Japanese Taiwan"
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16:15-16:30

Joseph Lin (Ph.D. Student, SOAS)
"The Changing Role of the State in Taiwan's Financial Development"
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Hsu Hung Bin (Ph.D. student in history of Taiwan, SOAS)
"Who is smoking opium in Taiwan? Opium statistics and its meaning in colonial Taiwan"
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16:30-16:45

Béatrice Knerr (Professor, Dept. of Development Economics and Agricultural Policy, University of Kassel, Germany)
"Food Security vs. WTO membership in Taiwan"
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16:45-17:15
(Panel 6:
16:30-17:00)

Discussants:
To be confirmed (Leou Lin)
Robert Ash (Knerr)
(Professor, Department of Economics and Department of Financial and Management Studies, SOAS)

Discussants:
Sandrine Marchand (Klöter)(A.T.E.R. Artois University, France)
Ann Heylen (Hsu)
(Research Unit on Taiwanese Culture and Literature Ruhr University Bochum)

17:15-17:45
(Panel 6:
17:00-17:30)
General discussionGeneral discussion
18:00-19:30

General Assembly of the European Association of Taiwanese Studies

Friday, 31 March 2006

09:00-9:45Keynote speech by Chang Mau-kuei
(Research Fellow, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan & Professor, Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University)
"Waishengren: Exploring Chinese Diaspora Nationalism in Taiwan"
9:45-10:00Coffee Break
10:00-12:00Panel 7: Cross-Strait Relations: the Security Dimensions
Chair
: Robert Ash
(Professor, Department of Economics and Department of Financial and Management Studies, SOAS)
Panel 8: Memory and Forgetting
Chair
: Henning Klöter
(Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leiden University, CNWS Research School)
10:00-10:15Monique Ming-chin Chu (Ph.D. Candidate in International Studies, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK)
"Controlling the Uncontrollable: The Migration of the Taiwanese Semiconductor Industry to China and Its Security Repercussions"
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Sandrine Marchand (A.T.E.R. Artois University, France)
"A Jump over the Gap of History: An Incursion in Wang Wenxing's Fictions"
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10:15-10:30Mathieu Duchâtel (PhD Candidate at the Institute for Political Studies, Paris & M.A Student at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies, National Chengchi University, Taipei)
"Taiwan's Economic Policy towards China under Chen Shui-bian (2000-2005): Direct Cross-strait Transportation as the Missing Link between Taiwan and Global Economic Networks?"
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Fang-Long Shih (Research Fellow, Asia Research Centre, LSE, UK)
"Remembering and Dismembering Luku: Uncertainty, Ambivalence, Confusion"
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10:30-10:45Masako Ikegami (Professor & Director, Center for Pacific Asia Studies (CPAS), Stockholm University, Sweden)
"The Cross-Strait Issue in China's Global Strategy"
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Li-Ju Hong (Graduate Institute of Anthropology, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan & Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, USA)
"Contesting Memory: Shifting Power of Narrating in Contemporary PaiwanContexts"
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10:45-11:00Tom Hart (Professor emeritus, Stockholm School of Asian Studies, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)
"Comments on the "Third Annual Conference on China-Europe Relations and the Taiwan Issue (Hangzhou, China, January 23-24, 2006)"
Scott Simon (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Ottawa)
"Remembrance as Resistance: Social Memory and Social Movement on Indigenous Formosa"
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11:00-11:30Discussants:
Jean-Pierre Cabestan
(senior researcher, CNRS & Asia Centre, Paris)

Benoît Vermander
(Director, Ricci Institute, Taipei)
Discussants:
Stephan Feuchtwang (Marchand, Hong)
(Professorial research associate, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics)

Ku Kun-hui (Shih, Simon)
(Visiting scholar at Harvard Yenching Institute, (2005-06) & assistant professor at Tsinghua University, Taiwan)
11:30-12:00General discussionGeneral discussion
12:00-13:30Lunch Break in the Foyer
13:30-15:40Panel 9: All Politics is Local
Chair
: Fiorella Allio
(Researcher, CNRS, Marseille & coordinator of the GFRT)
Panel 10: Regional Integration and Transnational Networks
Chair
: Jean-Pierre Cabestan
(Senior researcher, CNRS & Asia Centre, Paris)
13:30-13:45Dafydd Fell (Research fellow & coordinator of the SOAS Taiwan Studies Programme, London, UK)
"Campaign Propaganda in North and South Taiwan: An Analysis of the 2005 Local Executive Elections"
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Jean-Charles Lagrée (Researcher, CNRS, Laboratoire de sociologie Printemps, France)
"Students Mobility in Asia: the case of Taiwan"
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13:45-14:00Perry Santos (Ph.D. candidate at LSE, UK)
"The Rise of the Local Politician in Taiwan"
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Ping Lin (Oriel College, University of Oxford, UK)
"Two Models of Migration: migration to survive or migration to fulfil dream-Taiwanese Immigrants in Dongguan and Shanghai in China"
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14:00-14:20Discussant:
Frank Muyard (Fell & Santos)
(Director, French Centre for Research on contemporary China, Taipei Branch)
Discussants:
Françoise Mengin (Lagrée &Lin)
(Senior researcher, CERI, Paris)
14:20-14:35Juha Tähkämaa
(Department of Contemporary History University of Turku, Finland)
"Electoral Management in Taiwan: The KMT and Local Factions 1949-2000"
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General discussion
14:35-14:50Ku kun-hui (Visiting scholar at Harvard Yenching Institute, (2005-06) & assistant professor at Tsinghua University, Taiwan)
"Cultural Revival and the Politics of Tradition in an Austronesian Paiwan Community"
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Special Session
14:50-15:40
EATS Publication Projects
Chair
: Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Panelists: Henning Kloeter, Chang Bi-yu, Mark Harrison and Carsten Storm
14:50-15:10Discussants:
Ngo Tak-wing (Tähkämaa)
(Lecturer in Chinese politics, Leiden University, NL)
Scott Simon (Ku)
(Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Ottawa)
 
15:10-15:40General discussion 
15:40.16:00Tea break
16:00-17:45Roundtable in the Amphitheatre
"Taiwan Studies in Europe and European Perceptions of Taiwan"
with Fiorella Allio, Robert Ash, Stéphane Corcuff, Mark Harrison, Ann Heylen & Tak-wing Ngo
Chair : Jean-Pierre Cabestan
17:45-18:00Closing session