SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

EATS 2007

University of Stockholm, April 20-22, 2007
Co-organized by:

University of Stockholm Centre of Pacific Asian Studies and
School of Oriental and African Studies, Centre of Taiwan Studies

Keynote Speeches

  • Lin Weng-cheng
  • Bengt Johansson

Panel 1: National Identity and Nationalism

  • Jens Damm (Free University, Berlin, Germany)
    Are Taiwanese "Zhongguoren " or "huaren" - and who are the "Overseas Chinese"? - Full Paper
  • Phil Deans (Temple University, Japan)
    Taiwanese Nationalism(s) and the Issue of Japan
  • Hwang Yih-jye (University of Wales Aberystwyth, Wales)
    Election Campaign, Commemoration of the 2-28 Incident, and the Formation of Taiwanese National Identity - Full Paper

Panel 2: Language, Literature and History

  • Ann Heylen (Ruhr-University-Bochum, Germany)
    What the Comics Say: Language during Japanese Rule in Taiwanese History - Full Paper
  • Henning Kloeter (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
    Lien Heng as a linguist: A critical assessment - Full Paper
  • Anna Maria Paoluzzi (University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy)
    The Sorcerer and the Scientist: images of Eastern and Western medicine in Taiwan Literature - Full Paper

Panel 3: Domestic Politics

  • Joseph Lee (University of Nottingham, UK)
    Democratisation in corporate Taiwan: A case of asymmetric paternalism model - Abstract
  • Liu Nien-Hsia (University of Essex, UK)
    Party identification, candidate evaluations, and voting in Taiwan’s Presidential Elections, 1996-2004 - Full Paper

Panel 4: Community Construction and Tourism

  • Chen Jui-Hua (EHESS, France)
    Building A New Society On the Base of Locality - Social Landscapes in the Movement of Community Construction - Abstract | Paper
  • Chen Yi-fang (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)
    Producing for orders or tourists? Shifting values of the local craft production, an encounter with tourism - Full Paper

Panel 5: Social Movements

  • Chiang Min-chin (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
    The Hallway of Memory—A Case Study on the Diversified Interpretation of Cultural Heritage in Taiwan - Abstract | Full Paper
  • André Laliberté (University of Quebec, Canada)
    Philanthropic societies and the development of the welfare state in Taiwan - Full Paper
  • Shih Fang-Long (LSE, UK)
    The Red Protest Phenomenon and Democracy in Taiwan

Panel 6: Trade Finance and Economics

  • Huang Yu-Wen (University of Cambridge, UK)
    Liberalisation and Regulatory Reform in the Telecommunications Market: The Taiwan Story - Full Paper
  • Chun-Yi Lee (University of Nottingham, UK)
    The Economic Spill-Over Effect: Taiwanese Businessmen as Political Assets of the Chinese Government - Abstract | Full Paper
  • Tai Hsiao-Hui (LSE, UK)
    Conflict or Cooperation: the Interactive Nature of Trade Unions and Management in Workplaces in Taiwan - Full Paper

Panel 7: Taiwan in the World

  • V.A.Meliantsev (Moscow State University, Russia)
    Taiwan: assessing national competitiveness in the regional and world economy - Abstract | Full Paper
  • Bruno Coppieters (Vrije University, Brussels, Belgium)
    The EU and Cross-Strait Relations: European Policies towards the Greater China Centre and Periphery - Full Paper

Panel 8: Anthropology

  • Josiane Cauquelin (CNRS, France)
    Shamanic Communication in Puyuma Village
  • Ewa Chmielowska & Shih Fu-Sheng (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)
    Zuoyuezi, Traditional Postpartum Care in Modern Taiwan: A Physical Anthropology Perspective - Full Paper

Panel 9: 228

  • Chang, Lung-chih (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
    A Tragic Beginning Remembered: Reflections on the Dual History of the February 28 Incident in Post-Martial Law Taiwan - Full Paper
  • Michael Hoare (Independent Scholar, UK)
    A retrospective of the 1997 228 50th Anniversary Congress in Taipei - Full Paper
  • Lin Pei-yin (University of Cambridge, UK)
    Memory, History, and Identity: Representations of the February 28th Incident in Taiwanese Literature - Full Paper

Panel 10: Law

  • Ondrej Kucera (Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)
    Taiwanese Identity as a Motif and Reason of Legal Amendments (1996-2006)
  • Tak-Wing Ngo (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
    The Absence of Lustration/Transitional Justice and its Implications for Taiwan’s Democratic Governance - Full Paper

Panel 11: Culture and Area Studies

  • Chang Bi-yu (SOAS, UK)
    The Imagined Geography: The Spatial Construction in Post-war Taiwan (1945-1980) - Full Paper
  • Ying Qian (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
    Reception of Taiwanese Literature in 1980s Mainland - Full Paper

Panel 12: Taiwan’s Diplomatic Space

  • Mario Esteban (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain)
    The Democratization of the PRC and Military Conflict in the Taiwan Strait - AbstractFull Paper
  • Jeremy Taylor (University of Sheffield, UK)
    The unexpected embassy: establishing, maintaining and ending Australian diplomatic representation in Taipei, 1966-1972 - Full Paper
  • Sigrid Winkler (Free University Brussels, Belgium)
    EU-Taiwan Relations in the WTO: The Question of International Status - AbstractFull Paper

Panel 13: Political Communications, Polarization and nationalism

  • Dafydd Fell (SOAS, UK)
    The Polarization of Taiwan’s Party Competition in the DPP Era. - Full Paper
  • Ewa Rzanna (Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland)
    Merits and pitfalls of defensive nationalism - Full Paper
  • Jon Sullivan (University of Nottingham, UK)
    Advertising in Taiwanese Presidential elections: Evaluating the hazards of negativity - AbstractFull Paper

Panel 14: MA Panel

  • Charles I-Hsin Chen (SOAS, UK)
    Where Is The Credibility From? An Examination On Institutional Environment For Taiwanese Capital In Chinese Pearl River Delta - Full Paper
  • Benjamin Hlavaty (SOAS, UK)
    The Tradition of the Traveling Folk Musician as Manifested by Ch’en Ming-chang, and His Continuation of Taiwanization as Perpetuated by the Nativist Literary Movement - Full Paper
  • Iris Tam Tsi (University of Provence Aix-Marseilles, France)
    Links between environmental and democratic rights: an analysis of the discourse on sustainable development in contemporary Taiwan