EATS 2011 Conference Programme

The latest version of the programme can be downloaded as PDF file (Version 10 May 2011).

May 12, 2011 (Thursday)  

University of Ljubljana



14:30-

15:15


Welcoming Remarks:
Assist. Prof. Saša ISTENIC (President of the Taiwan Research Centre)
Prof. Dr. Radovan Stanislav PEJOVNIK (Rector of the University of Ljubljana)
Dr. CHEN Lien-Gene (Representative of the R.O.C.)
Dr. Miha BREJC (President of the Slovenia-Taiwan Friendship Association)

15:15-
15:30
  Coffee Break
15:30-
15:50
Keynote speech 
HUANG Teh-fu (President of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy, TFD)
15:50-
16:10
Keynote speech 
Temple of Boom: Electro-spiritual Communities across the Pacific
LIAO Ping-hui (Chuan Lyu Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies, Head of Cultural Studies at the Dept. of Literature, University of California, San Diego)
16:10-
16:30
Keynote speech 
New Bridges in Intercultural Understanding: Transcending Boundaries in Time, Space & Mind
Jana S. ROŠKER (Head of the Department of Asian and African Studies at the University of Ljubljana)
16:30-
17:15
Keynote speech

Building Bridges for Scholarly Exchange: The CCK Foundation and its Programs

Paul KATZ (CCK) 

17:15-Concert performed by Taiwanese student musicians
Registration
19:00
 
Conference Dinner hosted by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office,Vienna

May 13, 2011 (Friday)  

University of Ljubljana


8:00-
10:00
Plenary Hall
TFD Panel
Taiwan’s Democratization and Cross-Strait Relations
Chair: HUANG Teh-fu
Rector's Hall
Panel 1 -- The Subjectivity of Taiwan
Chair: LIAO Ping-hui

Democratic Reform as the Last Formula for Legitimacy
WU Nai-teh & T.J. CHENG (Academia Sinica & College of William and Mary) 
Discussant: Gunter SCHUBERT 
Abstract 
The Fall of the Last Zheng & the Conclusion of the First Taiwan Strait Crisis:Diplomacy of Faith and Face in Zheng Keshuang's 1683 Submission to the Qings.
Stéphane CORCUFF (Lyon Institute of East Asia & CEFC-Taipei, Academia Sinica)
Discussant: Shih-shan H. TSAI
Abstract 


Taiwan's Democratisation and Cross-Strait Relations:
 Testing the Myths of a Political Narrative
Chris HUGHES (LSE) 
Discussant: Gunter SCHUBERT
Abstract 
Taiwan’s Appearance in the Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing: Taking the text of Histoire générale des voyages written by Prévost as example
Chao-ying LEE (National Dong Hwa University)
Discussant: Shih-shan H. TSAI
Abstract 


Democratic Politics, Institutional Complexities and Cross-Strait Relations
Alex TAN (University of Canterbury)
Discussant: Günter SCHUCHER
Abstract
Street Names and The Subjectivity of Taiwan
Wen-chuan HUANG (National Dong Hwa University)
Discussant: Thomas GOLD
Abstract


Confucian Culture and Democracy: The Case of Taiwan and Its Implications for China

John Fuh-sheng HSIEH (University of South Carolina)
Discussant: Jens DAMM 
Abstract 
Mapping Ideology: The Cartography of National Identity and the Emergence of Taiwan’s Geobody in Junior High School Geography Textbooks
Tsung-hua YANG (National Taiwan Normal University)
Discussant: Thomas GOLD
Abstract 
10:00-
10:15

Coffee Break

10:15-
11:15
Plenary Hall
Panel 2 -- Taiwanese Religious Beliefs and Practices 
in a Global Era
Chair: Jana S. ROŠKER
Rector's Hall
Panel 3 -- Youth Culture and Media
Chair: Sigrid WINKLER


Reciprocity and the Cosmic Creation of Worldly Debt: the New Money God Cults of Taiwan
Fabian GRAHAM (SOAS)
Discussant: Paul KATZ
Abstract 
Self-Making and the Gaze of the Other in Taiwanese Cyberspace: A Case Study of Facebook
Yi-cheng TSAI and Min-xu ZHAN (National Cheng Kung University)
Discussant: Jens DAMM
Abstract


The Vegetarian Movement in Post-Authoritarian Taiwan
Mark GESSAT (ERCCT, University of Tübingen)
Discussant: Paul KATZ
Abstract 
The Art of Kuso: The Parody of Chun-Ming Hou’s The Illustrated Instructions of Astrology
Kai SHENG (National United University)
Discussant: Yoann GOUDIN
Abstract 
11:15-
11:20
  Break
11:20-
12:50
Plenary Hall
Panel 4 -- Documentary Film and Cinema Studies
Chair: Tána DLUHOŠOVÁ
Rector's Hall
Panel 5 -- Society, Environment, Industrial &
Natural Risks
Chair: Stefan BRAIG


Taiwan Modernization in 1960s Mandarin and Taiwanese Language Films
Wafa GHERMANI (University of Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle)
Discussant: Ann HEYLEN

Abstract 

The Socio-politics of Industrial Diseases in Today’s Taiwan
Paul JOBIN (University of Paris 7 & CEFC Taipei)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF

Abstract 

 

The Implication of the Principle of Common but Differential Responsibility on the Making of Climate Change Policy and Law in Taiwan
Fu-Lin CHENG (SOAS)
Discussant: Günter SCHUCHER

Abstract 

  The Audience Starts to Think, Yet the Industry Can’t Laugh— Film Marketing and the Dynamic Politics of the Popular
Ya-Feng MON (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
Discussant: Albert Wei-min TANG

Abstract

An Ignored Aspect in the Aftermath of Taiwan Calamities: the Psychological Intervention on the Feeling of Unequal
Suyu LIU (University of Oxford)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF

Abstract

12:50-
13:30
  Lunch Break
13:30-
15:00
Plenary Hall
Panel 6 -- A Hundred Years of R.O.C. History
Chair: Mitja SAJE
Rector's Hall
Panel 7 -- Governance and Civil Society in Taiwan
Chair: Jens DAMM
 
The Centennial History of Linguistics in R.O.C.
Paul Jen-kuei LI (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica)
Discussant: Ann HEYLEN
Abstract
A Walk through History: Local Identities, Memories, and Cultural Representation in Taiwan’s Public Park
Yoshihisa AMAE (Chang Jung Christian University)
Discussant: Shu-li WANG
Abstract
 Lei Chen – a Strive for Change in Dire Times
Stefan HAHN (LMU Munich)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF
Abstract

Localizing Gender Equality Policies in Taiwan: 
The Taiwan Gender Equality Education Association TGEEA and the Gendering of Schools
Astrid LIPINSKY (University of Vienna)
Discussant: Kai-jung YUAN
Abstract
 
 Rising World Socialism and the Taiwanese Peasant Movement, 1925-1934
Shih-shan H. TSAI (Research Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chiao Tung University)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF
Abstract
Labour Identity in Taiwan: A Critical View of Trade Unions
Hsiao-Hui TAI (London School of Economics and Po-litical Science)
Discussant: Günter SCHUCHER
Abstract
15:00-
15:20
  Coffee Break
 15:20-
16:50
 Plenary Hall
Panel 8 -- International Relations
Chair: Saša ISTENIC
Rector's Hall
Panel 9 -- History
Chair: Chikako SHIGEMORI BUCAR
 UK/Taiwan: Negotiations with a Country that Never is: a case study
David COATES (Visiting Professor at Tamkang Uni-versity)
Discussant: Chris HUGHES
Abstract

A Comparison of the Development of Museums in two Sides of Taiwan Strait during 1911-1949
Shu-Li WANG (University College London)
Discussant: HUANG Wen-chuan
Abstract

 
Taiwan’s Presentation of Self in International Life
Thomas B. GOLD (University of Berkeley, California)
Discussant: Dafydd FELL
Abstract
Taiwanese in Xiamen during the Early 20th Century and Today: A Comparative Analysis
Jens DAMM (Chang Jung Christian University)
Discussant: Yoshihisa AMAE
Abstract
 Taiwan’s Sovereignty: How to Overcome Sovereignty Concerns in the EU Policy Toward Taiwan’s Participation in International Organizations
Sigrid WINKLER (Free University Brussels)
Discussant: John SULLIVAN 
Abstract
The Colonial Town Zeelandia in 17th Century Dutch Formosa. Contextualizing Brievenboek, Kerkboek van Formosa (1642-1660)
Ann HEYLEN (National Taiwan Normal University)
Discussant: Carsten Storm
Abstract
16:50-
17:10
Presentation on Digital Resources and Databases on Taiwan History
TU Feng-en (National Taiwan University)
17:10-
17:30
  Coffee Break
17:30-
19:00
Plenary Hall
EATS General Assembly
Presentation of EATS activities 2010 and 2011 by the Members of the Board


May 14, 2011 (Saturday)
University of Ljubljana



8:00-
9:30
Plenary Hall
Panel 10 -- Politics of Identity
Chair: Ann HEYLEN 
Rector's Hall
Panel 11 -- ECFA and Economic Issues
Chair: Jens DAMM
 Lost of Identity - Women in Taiwan’s Party Politics:
The Case Study of the 2008 Legislative Yuan Election
Kai-Jung YUAN (University of York)
Discussant: LEE Chun-Yi
Abstract
Cross-Strait Relations after ECFA: Towards Political Integration?
Stefan FLEISCHAUER (ERCCT, University of Tübin-gen)
Discussant: WU Nai-the
Abstract
 The Last Ballot: A Political Anthropology Perspective on Taiwan’s Elections’ Results - Evolution from the Graveyards
Yoann GOUDIN (Co-authors: Oliver STREITER, Chun Jimmy HUANG, Ann Meifang LIN)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF
Abstract
Labour Market Outcomes of Higher Education and Vocational Education. Problems of Employability in Taiwan and Mainland China 
Günter SCHUCHER (GIGA)
Discussant: John HSIEH
Abstract
 
Democracy Develops a Common Taiwan Identity  
Michael DANIELSEN (Taiwan Corner, Denmark) 
Discussant: Dafydd FELL
Abstract

9:30-
10:00

Coffee Break

10:00-
12:00
Plenary Hall
Panel 12 -- Electoral and Party Politics
Chair: Stéphane CORCUFF
Ivan Hribar Hall
Panel 13 -- Rewriting Taiwanese Literature
Chair: Paul LI


Marketing Internally: How Politicians Campaign in In-ner Party Elections
Dafydd FELL (SOAS)
Discussant: Alex TAN
Abstract
Supplement Taiwan funü – a Different Literary Style of Post-war Taiwan Literature?
Tána DLUHOŠOVÁ (Masaryk University)
Discussant: LIAO Ping-hui
Abstract

Explaining Taiwanese Presidential Candidates’ Propensity to Attack their Opponents
Jon SULLIVAN (University of Nottingham)
Discussant: Sigrid WINKLER
Abstract
Fictionalising Reality. A Taiwanese Case in the Debate on Realism and Fictionality
Carsten STORM (Dresden University of Technology)
Discussant: LIAO Ping-hui
Abstract
 Women Political Representation in Taiwan: problems and trends 
Elena STEPANOVA (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Discussant: Astrid LIPINSKY
Abstract
Hakka as Method for inter-Taiwanese Literature:  Re-hardnecking historiography, Hakka écriture and cultural translation in recent Hakka literary production
Albert Wei-min TANG  (Fu Jen Catholic University)
Discussant: Yoann GOUDIN
Abstract
12:00-
13:15
 Lunch Break
13:15-
14:15
Plenary Hall
Panel 14 -- Sport and Leisure in Taiwan Society
Chair: Yoshihisa AMAE
Rector's Hall

Panel 15 -- Marriage Migration and Transculturation Chair: Astrid LIPINSKY



Contested Representations of Taiwanese Baseball: Po-litical Interpretations and Moral Values of a National Sport
Jérôme SOLDANI (University of Provence)
Discussant: Stéphane CORCUFF
Abstract
I’m Chinese: The Diasporic Identity of Indonesian Mar-riage Immigrant Women in Taiwan
Isabelle CHENG (SOAS)
Discussant: Jens DAMM
Abstract
 Go Taiwan/Chinese Taipei!? Baseball and Popular Culture in the National Psyche
Kwan-Fan SU (University of Sussex)
Discussant: Carsten STORM
Abstract
The Dual Domination on the Citizenship of Female Mainland spouses in Taiwan
Wan-Ying YANG (Dept. of Political Science, NCCU)
Discussant: Jens DAMM
Abstract
14:15-
14:30
  Coffee Break
14:30-
15:30
  
Plenary Hall
MA Panel
Chair: Dafydd FELL
 Imperial Eyes Examined: British Encounter with Formosa in the Nineteenth Century
Chialin HUANG (SOAS)
 At the End of Formosa —Indigenous Agency in Lonckjouw-Dutch Encounter (1636-1645)
Yedda Ya-Ping WANG (Leiden University)
15:30-
16:00
 Closing Session