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Centre of Taiwan Studies

2014 SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
Speakers: Hsu Szu-chien, Ketty Chen, Michael Cole, Fan Yun, Joyce Gelb, Megan Greene, Ho Ming-sho, Lin Man-houng, Ngo Tak-wing, Yu Hsiao-ming, Dafydd Fell, Chang Bi-yu, Niki Alsford, Lorna Kung and Jeng Hsiao-ta

Date: 18 June 2014Time: 2:00 PM

Finishes: 20 June 2014Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Vernon SquareRoom: V211 (Vernon Square) & KLT (College Building)

Type of Event: Summer School

8th SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School

SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies
倫敦亞非學院臺灣研究中心
In cooperation with Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies (Co-sponsored by Center for Chinese Studies, National Central Library, Taiwan)

Key Themes:

  • Sunflower Social Movement
  • Geography education in Taiwan
  • History education in Taiwan
  • The Legal basis of Taiwan’s Claim to Diaoyutai
  • Taiwan, Manchukuo, and the Sino-Japanese War
  • Introduction on the Resources for Chinese Studies in Taiwan
  • Politics of Difference in Taiwan (Book Launch)
  • Research Training Seminars in Taiwan Studies

Speakers:

  • Chang Jung Che (Collective of Sex Workers and Supporters)
  • Ketty Chen (The Association of Public Issues Studies, Taiwan)
  • Michael Cole (Nottingham)
  • Fan Yun (NTU)
  • Joyce Gelb (City University of New York)
  • Megan Greene (University of Kansas)
  • Ho Ming-sho (NTU)
  • Hsu Szu-chien (Academia Sinica)
  • Jeng Hsiao-ta (People's Democratic Front)
  • Lorna Kung (Undocumented Immigrants Union)
  • Lin Man-houng (Academia Sinica)
  • Ngo Tak-wing (University of Macao)
  • Yu Hsiao-ming (Special Collection Division, National Central Library)
  • Niki Alsford (SOAS)
  • Dafydd Fell (SOAS)
  • Chang Bi-yu (SOAS)
  • Michael Rand Hoare (SOAS)

Registration:

It is free to attend SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Programme; however you need to register to attend. To register for a single course or all courses please download the 2014 SOAS Taiwan Studies Summer School Registration Form (msword; 77kb) , fill it and email it back to Dr Chang Bi-yu at  bc18@soas.ac.uk.

Alternatively write to Dr. Chang at: Centre of Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG, UK.

Please note, there will be two “Research Training Seminars in Taiwan Studies” designed particularly for students who plan to, or who are currently conducting research projects in the field of Taiwan Studies. This provides an excellent opportunity for post-graduate students to receive feedback from academics working in various fields. These two sessions will be held on the morning of 20th June. If you are interested in taking part, please email Dr. Chang Bi-yu with an abstract for your proposed topic, and prepare a short (10-15 minutes) presentation on your research project.

Programme

June 18th Location: V211 (Vernon Square)
TimeTopicSpeakers
14.00-18.00

Topic: Sun Flower Social Movement

 

Fan Yun (NTU), Michael Cole (Nottingham), Ho Ming-sho (NTU),
Ketty Chen (The Association of Public Issues Studies), Chang Jung Che (Collective of Sex Workers and Supporters), Jeng Hsiao-ta (People's Democratic Front), Lorna Kung (Undocumented Immigrants Union), Hsu Szu-chien (Academia Sinica)
June 19th Location: KLT (College Building)
TimeTopicSpeakers
9.30-10.50
Elementary Geography Education and Identity Construction in Taiwan (1945-2000).Dr. Chang Bi-yu (SOAS)
10.50-11.10Break 
11.10-12.30
Topic: History education in TaiwanDr. Megan Greene (University of Kansas)
12.30-13.30Lunch 
13.30-15.00
The May 26, 1971 Note: A Basis for Taiwan’s Sovereignty Claim over the Diaoyutai IsletsProfessor Lin Man-houng (Academia Sinica)
15.00-15.20Break 
15.20- 16.20
Topic: Taiwan, Manchukuo, and the Sino-Japanese WarProfessor Lin Man-houng (Academia Sinica)
16.20-17.10
Q&A with Professor LinProfessor Lin
17.10-18.00
Introduction on the Resources for Chinese Studies in TaiwanMs. Yu Hsiao-ming (Director of Special Collection Division, National Central Library)
June 20th Location: V211 (Vernon Square)
TimeTopicSpeakers
9.10-10.50Theme: Tutorial sessions for post-graduate students’ presentations (I)Professor Ngo Tak-wing, Professor Joyce Gelb, Dr. D. Fell, Dr. B. Chang, Mr. N. Alsford, Dr.Michael Rand Hoare
10.50-11.10Break 
11.10-12.50Theme: Tutorial sessions for post-graduate students’ presentations (II)Professor Ngo Tak-wing, Professor Joyce Gelb, Dr. D. Fell, Dr. B. Chang, Mr. N. Alsford, Dr.Michael Rand Hoare
12.50-13.30Lunch 
13.30- 15.00Why is Taiwan a more "women friendly state" for women's representation than Japan?

Professor Emeritus Joyce Gelb

(City University of New York)

15.00-15.15Break 
15.15-16.45Book Launch of Politics of Difference in TaiwanProfessor Ngo Tak-wing (University of Macao, Extraordinary Professor of Asian History at Erasmus University Rotterdam)
16.45 – 18.00Reception 

Organiser: Centre of Taiwan Studies

Contact email: bc18@soas.ac.uk