How to contact us

Taiwan Research Programme
Asia Research Centre
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE

 

Co-Directors
Professor Stephan Feuchtwang
s.feuchtwang@lse.ac.uk
Dr Fang-Long Shih
f.shih@lse.ac.uk
Tel:+44 (0)20 7955 6439
Fax: +44 (0)20 7107 5285

 

Communications Officer 
John McNeil Scott
j.scott@lse.ac.uk

Cultural Heritage: modernity in dialogue with tradition

Date: Wednesday  10 July - Friday 12 July 2013

Venue: Wed-Thurs in the Graham Wallas Room, Old Building; Fri in Room 32L.G.20, 32 Lincoln’s Inn

Co-organized by:
LSE Taiwan Research Programme
Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University

Wednesday 10 July, in the Graham Wallas Room, 5th Floor Old Building

10am-10.30am Opening Remarks
Fang-Long Shih (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)
Shuling Horng (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)

10.30am-12 noon Memory and Communal Value: heritage in the Sam-Giap maiden temple
Presenter:
 Fang-Long Shih (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

12 noon-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-2.30pm Inheritance and Innovation in Taiwan's Paper-Cutting Art|
Presenter: 
Tzu-Yao Cheng (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)
Discussant: James Johnston (Department of Anthropology, LSE)

2.30pm-3.30pm  The New Mission of Confucianism in Modern China and Taiwan: a focus on civil society
Presenter: Iris Ding (New Economy and New Industries Research Centre, Tsinghua University, China)
Discussant: James Johnston (Department of Anthropology, LSE)

3.30pm-3.45pm BREAK

3.45pm-6pm Film and Discussion: The Hermitage Dwellers  (2006)
Discussion leader:
 Barbara Knorpp (Department of Anthropology, Brunel University)

Thursday 11 July,  in the Graham Wallas Room, 5th Floor Old Building

10am-11.30am On the Poetic Texts and Material Cultural Study of 'Seventh Eve' Customs|
Presenter: 
Shu-Ling Horng (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)

11.30am-12 noon Tour of LSE Library

12 noon-1.30pm LUNCH

1.30pm-2.30pm Double Face: Images of Matsu under the Kominka period during World War Two|
Presenter: 
Ting-Yu Shih (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)
Discussant: Stuart Thompson (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

2.30pm-3.30pm Modernity Disconnecting from Tradition: the dilemma of China's transition to modernization|
Presenter: Jim
 Shen (Department of Management, LSE)
Discussant: Stuart Thompson (LSE Taiwan Research Programme)

3.30pm-3.45pm BREAK

3.45pm-6pm Film and Discussion: Din Tao: leader of the parade (2012)
Discussion leader: Shuling Horng (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)

Friday 12 July, in  Room 32L.G.20, 32 Lincoln’s Inn

9.30am-11am The Zhuangzi on Life and Death: constructing meaning out of the text|
Presenter: Dušan Vávra (Center for Chinese Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

11am-12 noon Here and Forever: representations and reviews of folklore beliefs in Taiwan animations|
Presenter:
Yick Sau Wilson Lau (Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University)
Discussant:  Barbara Knorpp (Department of Anthropology, Brunel University)

12 noon-1pm Roundtable Discussion: Modernity in Dialogue with Tradition

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