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Centre of Taiwan Studies

2016 SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

Speakers: Christopher Lupke, Chang Tieh-chih (張鐵志), Ma Shih-fang (馬世芳), Cora Tao (陶曉清), Nancy Guy, Dafydd Fell and Chang Bi-Yu

Date: 5 July 2016Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 8 July 2016Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: DLT, KLT, 116 and B104

Type of Event: Summer Lecture

9th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

8th SOAS Summer School Group Photo 2014

8th SOAS Summer School Group Photo 2014

Key Themes:

  • Protest Music in Taiwan Since 1970s.
  • Music of Luo Ta-you (羅大佑) and Lin Sheng-hsiang (林生祥)
  • Music and Politics in Taiwan
  • Anti Nuclear Movement in Taiwan Through Film Discussion and Screening of Gong Liao Ni Hao Ma? (貢寮,你好嗎?)
  • Book Launch of The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion, by Christopher Lupke
  • Documentary Screening and Discussion: Small Oyster Rock in Kezailiao (蚵子寮漁村紀事)
  • 1970s' Singer and Songwriter Movement
  • Rap in Taiwanese Political Communication
  • Research Training Seminars in Taiwan Studies


  • Christopher Lupke, (Washington State University)
  • Ma Shih-fang (Taiwanese writer and DJ of New98 station)
  • Cora Tao (Taiwan Music Critic)
  • Chang Tieh-chih (Taiwanese Writer and Critic of Cultural and Political Affairs)
  • Nancy Guy (University of California San Diego)
  • Dafydd Fell (SOAS)
  • Chang Bi-yu (SOAS)


It is free to attend SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Programme; however you need to register to attend. 

Registration Procedures will be published soon once the programme is finalised.

Organiser: Centre of Taiwan Studies

Contact email: bc18@soas.ac.uk