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Taiwan Research Programme
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

Seminar on Taiwan in Comparative Perspective Archive

*Taiwan and Hong Kong in Comparative Perspective

**Taiwan and Ireland in Comparative Perspective

2015-2016

Further Reflections on the Significance of the 2016 Taiwan Election: Panel discussions

Monday 22 February 2016, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Dr Fang-Long Shih (LSE) and Dr Ming-yeh Rawnsley (SOAS):   "One in a Skirt [i.e. a Woman] is not Suitable to Be in Charge of the Army, Navy, or Air Force [i.e. the nation]": further reflections on the significance of the Taiwan 2016 election, from the viewpoint of gender and feminism

Thursday 18 February 2016, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Dr Fang-long Shih (LSE), Ziyuan Wang ( LSE), and Victor Chan:
 "Climbing over a Wall 翻牆": Accountability, social media, and cross-straits relations" - further reflections on the significance of the Taiwan 2016 election

Tuesday 9 February 2016, 2pm-4pmv
Dr Fang-long Shih (LSE), Dr Kent Deng (LSE),  Dr Jinghan Zeng (Royal Holloway), and Professor Chris Hughes (LSE):
 What does the Taiwan 2016 Election Signify? Views from civil society, economics, social media, and international relations

Seminars on Taiwan in Global Comparative Perspective

Tuesday 14 June 2016, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Professor Peter Chow: 
Taiwan's Statecraft for Economic Resilience amid Globalization

Monday 13 June 2016, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Ms Victoria Hsu:  The Road to Marriage Equality and the Democratization of Intimacy in Taiwan

Monday 6 June 2016, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Dr Jerome F. Keating: The Mapping of Taiwan: desired economies, coveted geographies

Monday 2 November 2015, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Michael Rand Hoare (Independent scholar):  Westminster and Taipei: 'Foreign Office personality' and the Taiwanese

Seminars on Taiwan and China in Comparative Perspective

Thursday 7 April 2016, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Professor William Callahan (LSE), Dr Derek Hird (University of Westminster), Dr Jinghan Zeng (Royal Holloway), Stuart Thompson (SOAS): Identity and Security in Taiwan and China in Comparative Perspective, Reading from William Callahan's "The Negative Soft Power of the China Dream"

Wednesday 23 March 2016, 6-8pm,  Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
William ZY Wang (LSE):  The Meaning and Logic of Assertive Diplomacy: Cases from China and the Great Powers in dialogue with Taiwan

Monday 7 March 2016, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, 6th Floor, Old Building
Dr Derek Hird and Stuart Thompson: Civic Realm in Taiwan and China in Comparative Perspective: Deepening Insights from Desertion, Xue Yiwei's Novel 遺棄 (Yiqi)

Wednesday 2 March 2016, 6-8pm,  Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
David Wang (LSE) and Dr Kent Deng (LSE):  Neo-Liberalism/Neo-Imperialism and the Global Supply Chain: Taiwan and China in comparative perspective: further reflections on the Taiwan 2016 election

Monday 29 February 2016, 5:30–8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Dr Chunyun Li (LSE), Dr Derek Hird (University of Westminster), Dr Michael Clark (King's College), and Stuart Thompson:  Distribution of Surplus Value: "Made in Taiwan" and "Made in China" in dialogue 

Thursday 19 November 2015, 6-8pm, Seligman Library, Old Building, LSE
Jinghan Zeng (Royal Holloway): Ideology, Legitimacy, and Party Cohesion: KMT and CCP in Comparative Perspective

Summer 2015

Wednesday 17 June 2015, 3pm-5pm, Room 2.22, Old Building, LSE 
Peter Chow (City University of New York): Political Economy of Trade Liberalization: are interest groups different in Taiwan?

Tuesday 16 June 2015, 6pm-8pm, KSW.1.01, 20 Kingsway, LSE
Anru Lee (City University of New York): 
 Place-making, Mobility, and Identity: the politics and poetics of urban mass transit systems in Taiwan

Wednesday 6 May 2015, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Clement House 7.03, LSE
Daniel Topinka and Jakub Havlicek (Palacký University, Czech Republic): 
China and the Czech Lands: from early contacts up to the present day

Monday 27 April 2015, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Clement House 1.02, LSE
Táňa Dluhošová (Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences): 
Re-constructing the Literary Field in Early Post-war Taiwan Literature: a quantitative study on the publication patterns of the contributors

Summer 2014

*Thursday 8 May, 6pm-8pm, The Graham Wallas Room (AGWR), Old Building, LSE
Christine Han (Institute of Education):  Education for Active Citizenship: youth organisations and alternative forms of citizenship education in Hong Kong and Singapore

Spring 2014

*Monday 10 February, 6pm-8pm, G.17, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, LSE
Bill Kissane (LSE Department of Government):  Calls for a new Republic during the euro zone crisis in the Republic of Ireland: evidence of a consolidated, imminent, or non-existent democracy

**Wednesday 12 March, 6pm-8pm, G.17, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, LSE
Paul Morris (Institute of Education): Schooling, History and the Construction of Identity in Hong Kong

**Wednesday 19 March, 6pm-8pm, CLM1.02, Clement House, LSE
Edward Vickers (Kyushu University, Japan): Officially-Sanctioned Narratives of the War and Occupation in Hong Kong

Autumn 2013

**Monday 18 November, 5pm-7pm, Room 1.02, Clement House, London School of Economics
Malte Philipp Kaeding (School of Politics, University of Surrey): Challenging Hongkongization: the role of Taiwan's social movements and perceptions of post-handover Hong Kong

**Thursday 21 November, 4pm-6pm, Room G.15, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London School of Economics
Carol Jones (Department of Law Research Group, University of Wolverhampton):  Lost in China? Law, society and culture in post-1997 Hong Kong

Thursday 28 November, 5pm-7pm, Room 1.14, New Academic Building, London School of Economics
Jingjing Yang (School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Surrey):  Social Conflict in Communities Impacted by Tourism: one-year ethnographic fieldwork in Kanas, Xinjiang, China

**Wednesday 4 December, 5pm-7pm, Room G.17, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London School of Economics
Felicia Yap (Faculty of History, Cambridge University): The Japanese Occupation of East and Southeast Asia

Spring 2013 

Thursday 21 February 2013, 6pm-8pm, Room TW1.2.03, Tower One, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Niki Alsford (SOAS): A 'Fussy, Excitable, and Somewhat Self-Important Man: the life of British tea merchant John Dodd (1838-1907)

Thursday 7 February 2013, 6pm-8pm, Room TW2.3.02, Tower Two. London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Allen Chun (Academia Sinica): Making Sense of Experiences of a Japanese Diaspora in Postwar Taiwan, or Colonial Legacy and Contemporary Multiculturalism, Comparatively Speaking

Autumn 2012

**Thursday 13 December 2012, 6pm-8pm, Room TW1.2.01, Tower One, London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Jeanette Ka-yee Yuen (National Sun Yat-Sen University): The Myth of Greater China? Hong Kong as a prototype of Taiwan for reunification

Summer 2011

*Thursday 12 May 2011, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room OLD.6.05), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Diane Negra (University College Dublin): Gendering the Recession in Ireland

*Thursday 9 June 2011, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room OLD.6.05), Old Building,  London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Gerardine Meaney (University College Dublin): Adaptation, Gender and Transnational Identities in the Films of Ang Lee and Neil Jordan

Spring 2011

*Thursday 3 March 2011, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room OLD.6.05), Old Building,  London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Mary E. Daly (University College Dublin): Economic Transition in Ireland 1957-73: contrasts and comparisons  with Taiwan

Autumn 2010

Thursday 21 October 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room S75, St Clement's Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Peter Y.H. Chen (National Taipei University): A Proposed Initiative for Political Negotiation between China and Taiwan through Negotiation and Conflict Management Theory and Practice

Thursday 4 November 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room S75, St Clement's Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Edward Vickers (Institute of Education): History, Identity and the Politics of Taiwan's Museum's: reflections on the DPP-KMT transition

*Thursday 11 November 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room S75, St Clement's Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Bryan Fanning (University College Dublin): Explaining Developmental Immigration in the Republic of Ireland: some comparisons with Taiwan

Thursday 18 November 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room S421, St Clement's Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Jianyu He (Tsinghua University and Oxford University): Rethinking a Diverse but Controversial Sector: contradictions, regulations and NGOs in mainland China

*Thursday 9 December 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room S75, St Clement's Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Ming-Yeh T . Rawnsley (University of Leeds): Cinema, Identity and Resistence: a comparative perspective on A City of Sadness and The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Summer 2010

*Tuesday 25 May 2010, 4pm-6pm, New Theatre (Room E171), East Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Kerry Brown (Chatham House): Taiwan and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland: parallels and divergences

*Thursday 8 July 2010, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Wei-Hung Kao (National Taiwan University): Voices from Two Theatrical Others: labour issues in the theatres of Ireland and Taiwan

Spring 2010

*Thursday 11 March 2010, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Pei-te Lien (University of California, Santa Barbara): Political Incorporation Compared: the Irish and the Taiwanese experience in the United States

*Thursday 18 March 2010, 6pm-8pm, Room U111, Tower Two, London School of Economics (LSE)
Reverend John Scott (LSE): Precarious Belongings: Presbyterian political and theological responses to minority in Taiwan and Ireland

Friday 19 March  2010, 4pm-6pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Richard Madsen (University of California, San Diego): Secular State and Religious Society: China and Taiwan

Autumn 2009

Thursday 22 October 2009, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Chris A. Williams (Open University): Police Governance: community, policing, and justice in the modern UK

Thursday 5 November 2009, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Chih-Yuan Wang (LSE): Authority, Obedience, and Discipline: a case study of two primary schools in Beijing

Thursday 19 November 2009, 6pm-8pm, Old Building A607 (Seligman Library), London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Atsuhide Ito (University of the Arts, London): Justice and Violence: reading Walter Benjamin's Critique of Violence from an artist's point of view

**Thursday 3 December 2009, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Carol Jones (University of Wolverhampton): The Disappearance of Yu Man-Hon: the search for justice in post-1997 Hong Kong

Spring 2009

Thursday 22 January 2009, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mgr David Uher (Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic): Trends in the Development of Science Fiction Literature in Taiwan

*Thursday 26 February 2009, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building,  London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Stuart Thompson (School of Oriental and African Studies): Educational Policy and Language Matters: Taiwan, Ireland, and Catalonia in comparative perspective

Thursday 12 March 2009, 6pm-8pm, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Jerome A. Cohen (New York University School of Law):  Criminal Justice in China and Taiwan

Autumn 2008

Thursday 20 November 2008, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Simeon Nelson (University of Hertfordshire): The Computational, the Ornamental and the Divine: ecologies of nature and culture

Thursday 4 December 2008, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Fang-Long Shih (LSE): Feminisms and Religions: theory and a case study from Chinese culture

Thursday 11 December 2008, 6pm-8pm, Old Building A607 (Seligman Library), London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Chin-An (Khin-huann) Li (National Taiwan Normal University):  A Comparative Study of Language Movements in Taiwan in Ireland

Summer 2008

Thursday 7 August 2008, 4pm-5:30pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building,  London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Susyan Jou (National Taipei University): Cross-National Measures of Punitiveness and their Explanation: Taiwan and England/Wales

Spring 2008

Thursday 17 January 2008, 6pm-8pm, Old Building A607 (Seligman Library), London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Chi-Jung Chu (LSE): State and the Changing Museum Provisions: a comparative study between Britain and Taiwan

Thursday 31 January 2008, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Fang-Mei Lin (National Taiwan Normal University): Women's Organizations and the State in Taiwan: resistance, co-option, or partnership?

Thursday 14 February 2008, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Andrea Lioy (St Martin's College of Art and Design): Youth Love on Taiwanese Television

Thursday 28 February 2008, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Lut Lams (Katholieke Universiteit van Brussel): Ideological Perspectives in the Taiwanese English-Language Newspapers over the Last Decade

Autumn 2007

*Thursday 18 October 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Stuart Thompson (School of Oriental and African Studies): Some Thoughts on Irish Studies as a Comparator for Taiwan Studies

Thursday 1 November 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Ming-Hui Chen (University of Loughborough): Impressional Temperature: cyberspace and contemporary Taiwanese women's art

Thursday 15 November 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Fu-Sheng Shih (Jagiellonian University, Poland): The Change of Local Society in the Context of Globalization: case studies on local communities in Taiwan and Poland

Thursday 29 November 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building,  London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Chih-Hsing Ho (LSE):  Socio-Legal Features of Taiwan Biobank

Spring 2007

Thursday 25 January 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Henry Tsai (University of Arkansas):  Revisiting Nineteenth Century Anglo-Taiwanese Relationships

Thursday 8 February 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Nicole Lai (University of Westminster): Art and Business Patronage: the 'celebration' strategy of Taishin Arts Award and Turner Prize in the contemporary Taiwanese and UK art scene

Thursday 22 February 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Felix Schoeber (University of Westminster): Taipei and Shanghai: a comparative approach to two contemporary art biennials

Thursday 15 March 2007, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Paul Tremlett (School of Oriental and African Studies): Death, Death-Scapes and Secularism in Taiwan and the Philippines

Autumn 2006

Thursday 19 October 2006, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Feng-Ru Lee (University of Birmingham): Transformers: cities in transition (in England and in Taiwan)

Thursday 2 November 2006, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Ms Hsiao-Ling Chung (University of Warwick): Managing the Cross-Industrial Networks of Audiovisual Industry: a comparison between independent screen productions in the UK and Taiwan

Thursday 16 November 2006, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Leeshai Lemish (LSE): Human Rights: Taiwan and China in comparison

Thursday 30 November 2006, 6pm-8pm, Seligman Library (Room A607), Old Building, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Yi-Jui Wu (University of Essex): Cry in a Storied Mountain: implications on family and community of trauma caused by political violence from a psychoanalytical perspective

Spring 2006

Thursday 19 January 2006, 6:45pm-8:45pm, Room D206, Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE)
Professor Stephan Feuchtwang (LSE):  Recalling Terror: the Great Leap Famine in China and an incident of the White Terror in Taiwan

Thursday 2 February 2006, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Room D306, Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Elsa Hsiang-chun Chen (University of  Leeds): Trauma Theories and the February 28 Incident

Thursday 2 March 2006, 7:15pm-9:15pm, Room Z225, St Philips North, London School of Economics (LSE)
Mr Stuart Thompson (School of Oriental and African Studies ): 'Learning to be Taiwanese': An anthropological re-assessment of education in Taiwan

Thursday 16 March 2006, 6pm-8pm, Room D002, Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE)
Dr Song Hwee Lim (University of Leeds): Fear Eats the Soul: of ghosts and other queer sightings in Tsai Ming-Liang's Cinema

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