SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

Dr Isabelle Cheng

PhD (SOAS), BA & MA (National Taiwan University)
  • Research


Isabelle Cheng
Centre of Taiwan Studies

Research Associate

Dr Isabelle Cheng
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  • Research activities:
    Currently working on issues including marriage migration and multiculturalism in Taiwan, resistance and participation of immigrant women in Taiwan, situating immigrant women’s in-between identity in sports events
  • Membership:
    Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR), University of Portsmouth;
    Portsmouth Gender Research Network, University of Portsmouth;
    Board Member of European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS);
    Transnational Research on the Global Epistemological Community of China Studies, National Taiwan University


marriage migration, citizenship, citizenship legislation, national identity, in-betweenness, multiculturalism, Overseas Chinese Studies, migration in East Asia, Taiwan Studies, women’s political participation