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Centre of Taiwan Studies

Fourth SOAS Taiwan Studies Postgraduate Summer School


Date: 8 June 2010Time: 12:00 AM

Finishes: 10 June 2010Time: All Day

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: 111

Type of Event: Summer School

Taiwan Film, Social Policy in Taiwan, Nationalism and Social Movements, Research Agendas in Taiwan Political Studies


  • Ming-Yeh Rawnsley (University of Leeds)
  • Chang Mau-kuei (Academia Sinica)
  • Joseph Wong (University of Toronto)
  • Shelley Rigger (Davidson College)

Lecture Topics:

  1. Approaches to Cinema: New Taiwan Cinema
  2. Taiwanese Short Films
  3. Japanese Connection to Taiwanese Cinema
  4. Studies and Findings about Taiwanese Nationalism in Taiwan
  5. Nationalistic Politics and Contentious Social Movements in Taiwan: The Politics of the Licensed Prostitutes Movement
  6. A Discursive Approach to the formation of Multiculturalism Politics in Taiwan
  7. Healthy Democracies: Social Policy Reform in Taiwan
  8. Democracy’s Double Edge: Financing Social Policy in Taiwan’s Democracy
  9. Focus Group Research on the Wild Strawberry Movement
  10. Changing Research Agendas in the Study of Taiwan Politics

Research Training Seminar in Taiwan Studies:

Taught by Ming-yeh Rawnsley (University of Leeds), Chang Mau-kuei (Academia Sinica), Robert Ash (SOAS), Dafydd Fell (SOAS), Monique Chu (SOAS)

This course is designed for students planning or currently conducting research projects in the field of Taiwan Studies. Students should prepare a short (20 minute maximum) presentation of their research project and will receive feedback from the seminar organizers. Students wishing to give presentations should email Monique Chu at mc80@soas.ac.uk and include an abstract on their proposed research topic

This programme is part of a UK/German Collaborative Taiwan Studies Teaching Project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

To register and for further details, contact Monique Chu at mc80@soas.ac.uk

For a complete programme, see the file in the download section.      

For more information regarding Taiwan Studies at SOAS, see www.soas.ac.uk/taiwanstudies or contact Dafydd Fell at df2@soas.ac.uk or Monique Chu at mc80@soas.ac.uk