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Centre of Taiwan Studies

Sixth SOAS Taiwan Studies Postgraduate Summer School

Josephine Chuen-juei Ho & Karl Ning (National Central University), Lilian Lih-rong Wang (NTU & Oxford), Fan Yun (NTU & SOAS) & Ann Heylen (NTNU)

Date: 9 July 2012Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 11 July 2012Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Type of Event: Summer School

Key Lecturers:

Josephine Chuen-juei Ho (National Central University)
Karl Ning (National Central University)
Lilian Lih-rong Wang (National Taiwan University & Oxford)
Fan Yun (National Taiwan University & SOAS)

Ann Heylen (National Taiwan Normal University)

Niki Alsford (SOAS), Isabelle Cheng (SOAS), Monique Chu (SOAS), Dafydd Fell (SOAS) & Joanne Ichimura (SOAS)


Key Topics:

  1. From Anti-Trafficking to Social Discipline: The Changing Role of Women's NGOs in Taiwan
  2. The New Politics of Gender Governance in Taiwan
  3. Child Welfare Law and the Politics of Child (Sexual) Abuse in Taiwan
  4. Queer Politics in Taiwan
  5. Gender-Based Violence and Cultural Concern in Taiwanese Society
  6. the Determinants of Social Inclusion: An Asian Example of Taiwan
  7. Story-telling and Democracy
  8. Social Movements and Taiwan's Democratic Transition: A Microfoundational Study
  9. Japanese Models, Chinese Culture and the Dilemma of Taiwanese Language Reform
  10. Using Interviews as Research Methods
  11. Archival Research in Taiwan Studies

Research Training Seminar in Taiwan Studies:

Taught by Lilian Lih-rong Wang (National Taiwan University & Oxford), Fan Yun (National Taiwan University & SOAS), Ann Heylen (NTNU), Robert Ash (SOAS), Dafydd Fell (SOAS), Monique Chu (SOAS), & Isabelle Cheng (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 minutes maximum) presentation of their research project and will receive feedback from the seminar organizers. Students wishing to give presentations should email Monique Chu (mc80@soas.ac.uk) and include an abstract on their proposed research topic.


To register, contact Monique Chu (mc80@soas.ac.uk).

This summer school programme is part of a UK/German Collaborative Taiwan Studies Teaching Project funded by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for scholarly exchange.

Organiser: Centre of Taiwan Studies, SOAS

Contact email: mc80@soas.ac.uk