EATS 2013 Conference Programme

The latest version of the programme can be downloaded as PDF file.

Day 1 Thursday 2nd May

Time: 12:45h - 13:00h

Location:Buisson

Registration

Time: 13:10h - 13:30h

Location:Conference Room at Buisson

Welcome Remarks

Time: 13:30h - 14:30h

Location:Conference Room

Keynote Speech by Professor T. J. Cheng, College of William and Mary.
Offshore democracies an ideational challenge to China

Time: 14:30h - 16:00h

MA Panel

Location:Meeting room 2 at Buisson

Chair:Helena Stepanova

  1. Yoann Goudin, Ph.D. student,Inalco, France
    Legitimate languages and multilingualism in Taiwanese society: Which language skills are required for Taiwanese studies?
  2. Gérald Crampon, MA student, Institute of East Asia, France
    A brief survey of Taiwan’s recent foreign policy on maritime issues
  3. Chiu Hsiao-­Chiao, MPhil. Student, LSE
    An anthropological study of memory and the multiplicity of identity in the post-­militarised Kinmen
  4. Liao Yi­fen, MA student, Utrecht University
    Public participation, social and economic sustainability: A comparative case­-study of community­-based natural resource management in Taiwan
  5. Muhammad Nurjihadi, MA student, Bogor Agricultural University
    Future Taiwan­-ASEAN relationship, blessing or disaster: theoretical analysis

TFD Panel: Taiwan's Security

Location:Meeting room 3 at Buisson

  1. T. J. Cheng, Professor, College of William and Mary
    How Taiwan’s democratization impacts (or not) China’s evolution
  2. Ikegami Masako, Professor, University of Stockholm
    Dilemma of Taiwan in the Senkaku/Diaoyutai conundrum–scrutinising the double-­edged Cairo Declaration
  3. Jon Sullivan, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
    Wither Taiwan’s identity
  4. Ketty Chen, Visiting scholar, Institute of Advanced Studies, National Taiwan University
    Regional security and peace in the Taiwan Strait: The direction of Taiwan’s foreign policy in the changing balance of power

Time: 16:00h - 16:20h

Coffee Break

Time: 16:20h - 17:30h

Panel 1a: SMALL ISLANDS, BIG ISSUES: TAIWAN AND IRELAND IN COMPARISON

Location:Conference room at Buisson

Chair: Niki Alsford

  1. Shih Fang­-long, Co-­director, Taiwan Research Programme, LSE
    Imagining an alternative future for Taiwan: Via comparison with Ireland
  2. Stuart Thomson, Research Associate, Taiwan Research Programme, LSE
    new title to be announced
  3. Rev. John McNEIL Scott, Senior Chaplain, University of London
    Forty shades of green or fifty shades of grey: Presbyterian Christianity and issues of identity in Taiwan and Ireland

Panel 1b: TAIWAN’S NON-ABORIGINAL LITERATURE

Location:Meeting room 2 at Buisson

Chair: Saša Istenič

  1. Yvonne Chang Sung-sheng, Professor, UT Austin
    Critical approaches to ‘Taiwanese vernacular script movement’ in the Sinosphere: A theoretical contemplation
  2. Táňa DLUHOŠOVÁ, Lecturer, Masaryk University
    Europeans in Taiwan: 17th century in the post­war literary writings
  3. LIN Tzu-­yu, Ph.D. student, University of Edinburgh
    A second translation in Taiwanese Diasporic literature: Re-­reading Weng Nao

Panel 1c: MIGRATIONS AND NEW MEMBERS

Location:Meeting room 3 at Buisson

Chair: Gary Rawnsley

  1. Isabelle Cheng, Lecturer, Portsmouth University
    Which team do you support? The in-­between identity of immigrant women in Taiwan
  2. Joy Lin Chun­yu, Ph.D. student, Lancaster University
    An examination of Taiwanese government funded literacy programme for marriage immigrants from Southeast Asian countries and China
  3. Lara MOMESSO, Ph.D. student, SOAS/ERCCT
    From being someone to be becoming no­one: the lived experiences of ‘exceptional’ Chinese spouses

Time: 17:30h

Location: Conference room at Buisson

General Assembly

Time: 19:30h

Dinner offered by the Taipei Representative Office


 
Day 2 Friday 3rd May

Time: 9:00h - 10:00h

Location:Conference room at Buisson

Keynote Speech by Dr. E. ZEITOUN, Researcher and vice­-Director, Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
LANGUAGE CONTACT AND LANGUAGE CHANGE AMONG THE FORMOSAN LANGUAGES AN EXAMPLIFICATION WITH SAISIYAT

Time: 10:00h - 11:00h

Panel 2a: RELIGIOUS ISSUES IN TAIWAN

Location: Meeting room 2 at Buisson

Chair: Shih Fang­-long

  1. Fabienne Jagou, Associate Professor, École Française d’Extrême-­Orient
    The Dalai Lama in Taiwan: Tibetan religious leader, begging monk or political strategist?
  2. Andre LALIBERTÉ, Professor, University of Ottawa
    Taiwan’s ‘Buddhism for this world’ at a crossroad
  3. Burhan CIKILI, MA student, National Taiwan University
    Hizmet movement on intercultural interfaith dialogue in Taiwan

Panel 2b: INDIGENOUS LITERATURE

Location: Meeting room 3 at Buisson

Chair: Jens Damm

  1. Lin Peiyin, Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong
    Voice from the margin: gender and ethnicity in the works of Rimuy Aki
  2. Federica Passi, Lecturer, Ca’ Foscari University
    The role and importance of Aborigines in the creation of a Taiwanese literature
  3. Gwennaël Gaffric, Ph.D. student, University of Lyon
    Do waves have memories? Environmental issues in Syaman Rapongan’s writing

Time: 11:10h - 11:30h

Coffee Break

Time: 11:30h - 12:40h

Panel 3a: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON TAIWAN’S INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Location: Conference room at Buisson

Chair: Thomas B. Gold

  1. Dennis v. Hickey, Distinguished Professor, Missouri State University
    The East China Sea peace initiative policies, problems and prospects
  2. Reinhard BIEDERMANN, Assistant Professor, Tamkang University
    Taiwan’s participation in transnational governance mechanisms
  3. Malte Philipp KAEDING, Lecturer, University of Surrey
    A Hongkongisation of Taiwan? Taiwanese perceptions of Hong Kong’s development, economic integration and United Front work

Panel 3b: MEDIA INDUSTRIES

Location: Meeting room 2 at Buisson

Chair: Ming­-yeh Rawnsley

  1. Corrado NERI, Associate Professor, Lyon 3 University
    Negotiating neighbourhood: immigration and foreign labour in recent Taiwanese cinema
  2. Jens SEJRUP, Ph.D., University of Copenhagen
    Instrumentalized history and the motif of repetition in news coverage of Japan­-Taiwan relations
  3. Stefano CENTINI, Ph.D. student, INALCO, France
    Representations, confrontations and cooperation in film and television co­-production between Taiwan and China

Panel 3c: CROSS­-STRAIT POLITICS SINCE THE 2012 ELECTIONS

Location: Meeting room 3 at Buisson

Chair: Dmitry Smirnov

  1. LIN Wen­-cheng, Professor and Dean, National Sun Yat-­sen University
    Hu Jintao’s conflict management of the Sino-American relation: The Taiwan case
  2. LIN Chiung­chu, Associate Professor, Soochow University
    National identity and attitudes towards China: A generational perspective
  3. CHOU Muyi, Ph.D. student, Humboldt U. Berlin
    China’s authoritarian diffusion effects on Taiwan

Time: 12:40h - 14:00h

Lunch on site

Time: 14:00h - 15:00h

Location:Conference Room

Keynote Speech by A. C. HSIAU, Researcher and vice­-Director, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica
A TALE OF THE 70S THE GENERATIONAL ORIGIN OF CONTEMPORARY TAIWANESE POLITICS AND CULTURE

Time: 15:00h - 16:30h

Panel 4a: CRAFTING NEW POLITICAL SPACES AND VISIBILITIES

Location: Meeting room 2 at Buisson

Chair: Elizabeth Zeitoun

  1. Jens DAMM, Assistant Professor, Chang Jung Christian University
    Cross­-Strait cyberspace and its influence on the establishment of a public sphere in China
  2. TSAI Pei & CHANG Ming­jay, Assistant professor, Shih­shin University
    The challenge of globalization of Taiwan Indigenous TV: A comparative study among TITV and Māori Television
  3. AMAE Yoshihisa, Assistant Professor, Chang Jung Christian University
    Building communities through pilgrimage to sacred sites of war memory in Taiwan
  4. Astrid LIPINSKY, Post­doc Assistant, Wien Universität
    Taiwan at the UN Commission on the Status of Women and the Women’s movement

Panel 4b: CULTURAL FLOWS

Location: Meeting room 3 at Buisson

Chair: Táňa Dluhošová

  1. Carsten STORM, Professor, Erlangen-­Nürnberg Universtität
    The texture of youth, locality and globality in Edward Yang’s A Brighter Summer Day
  2. Ann HEYLEN, Associate Prof., National Taiwan Normal University
    Appropriating Taiwan manga culture through manga Taiwanshi and forms of political satire
  3. SUNG Sang­-Yeon, Lecturer, Wien Universität
    Constructing national image through popular music
  4. LIU Chu­-ying, PhD student, University of Southampton
    The Image of the Female Singer­- The Structural Characteristics of Female Stardom in the Taiwanese Mandopop Music Video

Time: 16:30h - 17:45h

Location:Conference room at Buisson

Documentary screening with author Véronique ARNAUD, Senior Researcher, Centre Asie du Sud-­Est – CNRS
Botel Tobago, The Isle of Men, [1971] 2011

Time: 19:30h

Informal dinner


 
Day 3 Saturday 4th May

Time: 08:00h - 9:00h

Panel 5a: TAIWAN HISTORY

Location: Class room F101 at Descartes

Chair: Stéphane Corcuff

  1. LIN Yuju, Researcher, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica
    Trade, local affairs, and Formation of Taiwanese merchant communities in mid­-18th century
  2. Niki ALSFORD, Research Assistant and PhD student, SOAS
    A fanzailou by the River Tamsui

Panel 5b: ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & TOURISM

Location: Class room F1 at Descartes

Chair: Bruce Jacobs

  1. Simona GRANO, Research Associate, University of Zürich
    Perception of risk towards nuclear in Taiwan and Hong Kong
  2. Alice DESNOS, PhD student, University of Provence
    The role of industrial heritage in identity issues: the touristification of sugar mills in Taiwan

Time: 09:00h - 10:30h

Panel 6a: DOMESTIC POLITICS: A NEIGHBOURING CONTEXT

Location: Class room F101 at Descartes

Chair: Isabelle Cheng

  1. Thomas B. GOLD, Professor, University of California - Berkeley
    The field of power in martial law Taiwan and South Korea
  2. Dafydd FELL, Reader, SOAS
    Third parties in Taiwanese party politics (2005 – 2012): The fall and mini revival
  3. Mark WEATHERALL, PhD student, National Taiwan University
    The institutionalization of Taiwan’s party system in regional perspective
  4. Agata FIJAŁKOWSKA, PhD student, National Chengchi University
    Strawberries are getting wild: New wave of student movement on Taiwan and its relation with mainland China and HK

Panel 6b: ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND TRADE ACROSS THE TAIWAN STRAIT

Location: Class room F1 at Descartes

Chair: Stefan Braig

  1. Peter C. Y. CHOW, Professor, City University of New York
    Taiwan’s industrial policies and the drive for globalization
  2. Charles CHEN I-­Hsin, Researcher, SOAS
    Escaping from the China Swirl? The prospective of cross-­strait relations under increasing economic interdependence
  3. Qin TANG, Ph.D. student, Ruhr-­University Bochum
    Convergence through regulations? Institutional reform in China and Taiwan for a sustainable Cross-­Strait economic growth under the WTO
  4. Myron CHIU Jenping, PostDoc Research Fellow, SOAS
    Special treatment? The effectiveness of Chinese preferential policy on Taiwanese investment in China since the late 1980s

Time: 10:30h - 12:00h

Panel 7: HISTORICAL GEOPOLITICS OF TAIWAN

Location: Class room F101 at Descartes

Chair: Ann Heylen

  1. KINOSHITA Naoko, Professor, Kumamoto University
    Relationship between Taiwan, the Ryukus and Fujian during the 10th – 15/16th centuries as seen from trade porcelain
  2. Stéphane CORCUFF, Associate Professor, Lyon Institute of Political Studies and Institute of East Asia
    The fall of Zheng Taiwan and the geopolitics of the Formosa Strait in the late Seventeenth century: A commentary n Zheng Ke-­shuang’s 1683 petition to Kangxi
  3. Bogdan ZEMANEK, Assistant Professor, Jagiellonian University
    “Fine modern guns, which fired six rounds.” Failed modernization of Taiwanese 19th century coastal defence
  4. Dean KARALEKAS, Ph.D. student, National Chengchi University
    Mapping Taiwan’s complexity in the world

Time: 12:00h - 13:00h

Location:F101 at Descartes

YSA Announcement & Closing Session

Time: 13:00h - 14:00h

Lunch

Time: 14:30h - 18:00h

Boat tour and visit of the old city