Welcome to EATS

The European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) is devoted to the promotion of Taiwan Studies and Research in Europe. The Association seeks to foster a community of interest among scholars and researchers based in European countries in order to facilitate academic interaction and scientific collaboration.

EATS Members
Plantation by Ian-shi Chen

Photo by Ian-shi Chen

What we do

The aims and objectives of the Association are solely and exclusively educational. Its academic scope includes the arts, humanities, law, languages, cultural studies and social sciences. Wherever you are, if you are interested in Taiwan Studies, you are welcome to join EATS and become our members!

EATS appreciates the generous support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation.

Recent News

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EATS 2025 conference CfP and YSA

We are pleased to announce that the Call for Papers for our next annual conference is out. We are also releasing the call for papers for the Young Scholar Award…
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Rice field by Isabelle Cockel

Photo by Isabelle Cockel


EATS News Feb. 2024

Dear Members and Friends of EATS, We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of the EATS Newsletter is out now. Secondly, we are delighted to announce that the…
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University of Vienna, Main building facade

Photo by Thomas Ledl


The 21st EATS Annual Conference

At the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies (VCTS), University of Vienna on 3-5 April 2024. Conference Theme: Conceptualising Gender, Women and LGBTQI+ in / and Taiwan: Subjectivity, Objectivity, and Every…
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EATS Newsletter

Read our biannual newsletter about latest research, activities, and publications about Taiwan Studies. Contributing to EATS Newsletter will win you a free subscription to the International Journal of Taiwan Studies (IJTS)!

EATS Issue 23 preview