SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

2020 Taiwan Studies Summer School

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 6 July 2020Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 10 July 2020Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Summer School

13th SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies Summer School

SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies
倫敦大學亞非學院臺灣研究中心
6th-10th July 2020

The SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies Summer School is free to attend and open to all. To register for this year's Summer School please complete our short registration form.

This year's Summer School will be held virtually through Blackboard Collaborate. Links to access each Summer School session will be sent to those who have registered closer to the time.

*Please be aware that all Summer School times follow British Summer Time (BST). This programme is in development and subject to change. More events will be added as soon as they are confirmed.

2020 Summer School Collage

Key Themes

  • Taiwanese Identity

  • Gender Studies

  • Digital Activism

  • Cross-Strait Relations

  • Environmentalism and Development

  • Taiwanese Film

Speakers

  • Dr. Phyllis Huang

  • Mr. J. Michael Cole

  • Professor Evan Dawley

  • Dr. Chen Mumin

  • Yuan Hsiao

  • Dr. Chi Ta-Wei

  • Dr. Wang Hong-Zen

  • Dr. Andy Birtwistle

  • Dr. Désirée Remmert

  • Professor Julia Strauss

  • Director Valerie Soe

  • Director Show-tsai Lin & Wang Chung-ming

  • Dr. Hsiaowei Kuan

  • Director Isaac Wang & Sylvia Feng

  • Director Kim-Hong Nguyen & Director Tsung-lung Tsai

  • Melissa Fu

  • Professor Adam Lifshey



Summer School Online Screening Schedule


7 Day Online Screening links will be sent to those who selected the films they would like to watch when completing the 2020 CTS Summer School registration form.

Film Format Date/Time
Love Boat: Taiwan 7 Day Online Screening 10:00 AM 1 July-10:00 AM 7 July (BST)
Live Streaming 19:00 PM-20:00 PM 6 July (BST)
Q&A with Director 20:00 PM-21:00 PM 6 July (BST)
Unfinished Progress 建設未完成 7 Day Online Screening 10:00 AM 1 July-10:00 AM 8 July (BST)
Live Streaming 11:30 AM-13:30 PM 7 July (BST)
Q&A with Director 14:00 PM-16:00 PM 7 July (BST)
"Island Nation" Episode 1: 長夜將盡 (Light at the End of the Tunnel) 7 Day Online Screening 10:00 AM 5 July-10:00 AM 11 July (BST)
Live Streaming 10:00 AM-11:00 AM 10 July (BST)
Q&A with Director 11:00 AM-12:00 PM 10 July (BST)
Out/Marriage (失婚記) 7 Day Online Screening 10:00 AM 5 July-10:00 AM 11 July (BST)
Q&A with Director 17:30 PM-19:00 PM 10 July (BST)
See You, Loveable Strangers 再見, 可愛陌生人 7 Day Online Screening 10:00 AM 5 July-10:00 AM 11 July (BST)
Q&A with Director 17:30 PM-19:00 PM 10 July (BST)

Programme

Day 1: Monday, 6th July 2020
Venue:Virtual Event 09:00-21:00 BST
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-10.30 From Social Advocacy to the Constitutional Court: The Transformation of the Feminist Movement to Decriminalise Adultery in Taiwan Dr. Hsiaowei Kuan
11.00-12.30 Becoming Sinophone: Literary Representations of “Mainlanders” in Taiwan Dr. Phyllis Huang
13.30-15.00 "Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016: The End of The Illusion" Book Event Mr. J Michael Cole
16.00-18.00 "Taiwan Studies Revisited" Book Event Dr. Dafydd Fell
19.00-21.00 Screening of "Love Boat: Taiwan" with Director's Q&A Director Valerie Soe
Day 2: Tuesday, 7th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-20.30 BST
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-10.30 "Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices" Book Talk Dr. Désirée Remmert
11.30-16.00 Film Screening of Unfinished Progress 建設未完成 & Q&A with Director Show-tsai Lin 林謙勇 and Lead Figure Wang Chung-ming 王鐘銘 Director Showtsai Lin and Wang Chung-ming
16.30-18.00 Becoming Taiwanese: Ethnogenesis in a Colonial City, 1880s-1950s Professor Evan Dawley
19.00-20.30 "State Formation in China and Taiwan: Bureaucracy, Campaign, and Performance" Book Talk Professor Julia Strauss
Day 3: Wednesday, 8th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-21.00 BST
Time Topic Speaker
11.00-12.30 Taiwan’s Relations with South and Southeast Asian Countries: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities Dr. Chen Mumin
13.30-15.00 Love in Taiwan: Discourses on Non-conforming Marriages Dr. Wang Hong-Zen
15.30-17.00 How Useful is Big Data in Understanding Digital Activism?: Diverse Approaches Using Cross-National Cases Yuan Hsiao
18.00-19.30 Imagining San Mao Across Time, Space and Language Professor Adam Lifshey
Day 4: Thursday, 9th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-21.00 BST (Student Presentations Main Page)
Time AM Social Science Panel AM Humanities Panel
10.00-10.30 Christine Shao-Fang Kao Zrinka Tomasic
10.30-11.00 Tabea Muehlbach Christine Hristova
11.00-11.30 Ratih Kabinawa Kuan-Wei Wu
11.30-12.00 So Hyun Kim
Break
PM Social Science Panel PM Humanities Panel
13.00-13.30 Chuyao Zeng Chen Yu-Chen
13.30-14.00 Chung Man Leung Jessica Siu-yin Yeung
14.00-14.30 Eva Mazzeo Jane Lau
Break
15.00-15.30 Dominika Remzova Linshan Jiang
15.30-16.00 Lars Johansen Henoch Gabriel Mandelbaum
16.00-16.30 Huan-Cheng (Thomas) Liu Yahia Zhengtang Ma
Break
17.00-18.00 Writing and Researching for Fiction about Taiwan in the 1950s Melissa Fu
Break
19.00-21.00 Doing PhDs in Taiwan Studies in the UK Chang Bi-yu (SOAS), Isabelle Cheng (Portsmouth),Dafydd Fell (SOAS), Huang Chia-yuan (Academia Sinica),Lara Momesso (UCLAN) Jonathan Sullivan (Nottingham)
Day 5: Friday, 10th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-21.00 BST
Time Topic Speaker
10.00-12.30 Screening of "Island Nation" Episode 1: 長夜將盡 (Light at the End of the Tunnel) & Q&A with Director Isaac Wang and Producer Sylvia Feng Director Isaac Wang & Sylvia Feng
13.30-15.00 Bodies in Tayupian (Taiwanese-Language Cinema) Dr. Chi Ta-Wei
15.30-17.00 The Sound of New Taiwan Cinema Dr. Andy Birtwistle
17.30-19.00 "Out/Marriage (失婚記)" Q&A Session with Director Kim-Hong Nguyen 阮金紅& Producer Tsung-lung Tsai 蔡崇隆 (Combined Q&A Session) Kim-Hong Nguyen 阮金紅& Tsung-lung Tsai 蔡崇隆
17.30-19.00 "See You, Loveable Strangers再見, 可愛陌生人" Q&A Session with Director Kim-Hong Nguyen 阮金紅& Producer Tsung-lung Tsai 蔡崇隆 (Combined Q&A Session) Kim-Hong Nguyen 阮金紅& Tsung-lung Tsai 蔡崇隆



The SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies would like to express our thanks for the liaison of Professor Chiu Kuei-fen (National Chung Hsing University) and collaboration with the International Consortium of Global Taiwan Studies on a number of this year's events.

Organiser: SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

Contact email: ml156@soas.ac.uk