SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

2020 Taiwan Studies Summer School

Professor Chen Mei-Hua, Mr. J. Michael Cole, Professor Evan Dawley, Dr. Chen Mumin, Dr. Yuan Hsiao, Dr. Chi Da-Wei, Dr. Wang Hong-Zen, Dr. Andy Birtwistle, Dr. Désirée Remmert, Professor Julia Strauss, Director Valerie Soe

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. We will update everyone through the Centre's channels once our registration system goes live.
This year's Summer School will be held virtually through Blackboard Collaborate. Links to access each Summer School session will be added to individual event pages and our main Summer School event page closer to the time.

*Please note, this programme is in development and subject to change. More events will be added as soon as they are confirmed.

Key Themes

  • Taiwanese Identity

  • Gender Studies

  • Digital Activism

  • Cross-Strait Relations

Speakers

  • Professor Chen Mei-Hua

  • Mr. J. Michael Cole

  • Professor Evan Dawley

  • Dr. Chen Mumin

  • Dr. Yuan Hsiao

  • Dr. Chi Ta-Wei

  • Dr. Wang Hong-Zen

  • Dr. Andy Birtwistle

  • Dr. Désirée Remmert

  • Professor Julia Strauss

  • Director Valerie Soe



Programme

Day 1: Monday, 6th July 2020
Venue:Virtual Event 09:00-21:00
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-10.30
11.00-12.30 Challenging Heterosexual Monogamy: Women Who Experience Extra-Marital Sex in Taiwan Professor Chen Mei-Hua
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
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-10.30
11.00-13.00
14.00-16.00
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
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-10.30
11.00-12.30
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 Dr. Yuan Hsiao
Day 4: Thursday, 9th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-21.00 (Student Presentations Main Page)
Time Topic Speaker
09.00-09.30
09.30-10.00
10.00-10.30
10.30-11.00
11.00-11.30
11.30-12.00
12.00-12.30
12.30-13.00
13.00-13.30
13.30-14.00
14.00-14.30
14.30-15.00
15.00-15.30
Day 5: Friday, 10th July 2020
Venue: Virtual Event 09.00-21.00
Time Topic Speaker
11.00-13.00
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

PhD & Student Presenters



Organiser: SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

Contact email: ml156@soas.ac.uk