The Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme Launch
OSGA are excited to announce the launch of the Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme.
You are warmly invited to attend the event which takes place on Monday 28 November from 11:30am-6pm (UK time) in the Investcorp Lecture Theatre at St. Antony's College.
This event is open to the public. For registration please click here.
Co-organisers and Partners:
Education Division, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford
Asian Studies Centre, St Antony’s College
Oxford Taiwanese Students Society
11.30 – 12.00 Welcome and Introduction
Kelly Wu-Chiao Hsieh, Representative, Taipei Representative Office in the U.K.
Nicole Yen-Yi Lee, Director General of the Department of International and Cross-strait Education of the Ministry of Education (remote)
Timothy Power, Head of Social Sciences Division, University of Oxford
Paul Chaisty, Head of Oxford School of Global and Area Studies
Rachel Murphy, Research Director of Oxford School of Global and Area Studies
12.00 – 12:45 Opening Keynote Lecture
Sarah Liu, Senior Lecturer in Gender and Politics, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh: “Too feminine to protect a country? The gendered experiences of soldiers in the Taiwanese army”
12.45 – 13:30 Lunch
13.30 – 15:00 Panel I: Taiwanese Identity and Nationalism
Chair: Paul Irwin Crookes, Associate Professor, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies
Adina Zemanek, Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies, Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies, University of Central Lancashire: “What is Taiwaneseness in the comics industry?”
Christopher Hughes, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science: “Can the KMT become truly Taiwanese?”
Jonathan Sullivan, Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham: “Which independence, which status quo? Taiwanese nationalism and the ROC”
15.00 – 15:15 Coffee/Tea
15.15 – 16.45 Panel II: Cultural Politics and Citizenship in Taiwanese Society
Chair: Ssu-Han Yu, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies
Po-Hsi Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge: 'The "Quemoy-Matsu Award": How was the Golden Horse transformed from party-state apparatus to globalised entertainment?'
Chen-Yu Lin, Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries, School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University: “The Golden Melody Awards: Democratisation and transformation of Taiwanese post-martial law society”
Lara Momesso, Senior Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies, Northern Institute of Taiwan Studies, University of Central Lancashire: "Is legal citizenship enough to measure new residents’ integration in Taiwanese public life?"
16.45 – 17:00 Coffee/Tea
17.00 – 18:00 Closing Keynote Lecture (remote)
Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of Political Science, Davidson College: “Taiwan Studies and the future of Taiwan: What are scholars’ obligations to their research subject?”