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Panel Name(s) Paper name
Keynote speech Paul Li The Endangered Languages in Taiwan
Chiu Kuei-fen Aboriginal literature and the Rise of the Taiwanese New Cultural/ Historical Imaginary in Contemporary Taiwan
1: Literature in Transition Táňa Dluhošová Baihuawen: Its Origins and Significance
Yvonne Chang Revisiting the Modernist Literary Movement in Post-1949 Taiwan
2: Politics and Cross Strait Issues Stefan Braig The Taiwanization of the Kuomintang: An analysis of the Bentupai Faction
Jana Sehnálková Where is Taiwan’s Military Heading?
3: Election Politics Dafydd Fell Adapting to the new electoral system: Taiwanese political parties’ legislative candidate selection in 2008 in comparative perspective
Yu Ching-hsin, Tsai Chia-hung, Sheng Shin-yuan Party Alignment, Social Contact, and Voter Competence in a New Election System: A Case Study of the 2008 Taiwan’s Legislative Election
4: Economic Development Beatrice Knerr From a capital importing to a capital exporting economy: The Development of Taiwanese Foreign Direct Investment since 1990 and its implications
5: History Caroline Tsai The Shaping of Colonial Administrators: A Statistical Analysis of Successful Examination Candidates of Lower Civil Service Examinations in Taiwan under Japanese Rule
Mike Lan “L’Etranger” since the Civil War: Writing the Civil War Taiwanese – Guomindang Soldiers in the 1990s
Lucie Olivova Traditional Houses on Taiwan
6: Gender, Equality and Civil society Lin Fang-mei Women’s Movement and the Development of Civil Society in Taiwan
Lee Shu-ching The power of contexts: Taiwanese feminists making space in gender equity education
7: Olympics Chen Yu-wen Taiwan and the Anti-Olympic Games Campaign
8: Justice Wang Chin-shou Regime Shift and Prosecutorial Reform in Taiwan
9: Language and Identity Lin Cheng-wen Language and Politics: Metaphors as Linguistic Strategies in the Issue of National Identity in Taiwan
10: Diversity in Civic Society Anne-Christine Tremon A “mosquito hall” in present day Northern Taiwan, or the intricacies of multicultural politics
Scott Simon Indigenous Autonomy: Constructing a Place for Ethnic Minorities in Taiwan’s Emerging Civic Society
Scott Sommers The Formation of Class-Based Civic Interest Groups in Transnational Taiwan
11: Early Postcolonial History and Imaginary Sandrine Marchand Taiwanese Intellectuals and Taiwanese Literature in post Japanese departure from Taiwan (1945-1955)
Chang Bi-yu Imaging Shenzhou: The Imagery of ‘Home’ and ‘Country’ in Primary Geography Education in Early Post-war Taiwan
Ann Heylen Interrogating Identity and Citizenship in early postcolonial Taiwan
12: Ecology and Environment Hsiao, Huei-Chung Ecology’ and indigenous political and cultural struggles in Taiwan: a case study of two Atayal villages
Nicholas Douay From Urban Corridor to Megalopolis: The Taiwanese Metropolization
13: Globalising Modernity Carsten Storm Taiwanising the World? Lee Ang and Global Cinema
Liou Liang-ya Indigenous Culture under Taiwanese Modernity: Cultural Translation in Tien Yaco’s Short Stories
14: Taiwan in the World Mario Esteban Taiwan’s diplomatic recognition in the shadow of China’s growing role in Latin America and the Caribbean
Crison Chien & Daniel Large China Rising: Whither Taiwan in Africa?
Hu Shaohua Russia and Cross-Strait Relations
MA Panel Isabelle Cheng Immigrants and the Development of Taiwan’s National Identity: A Case Study of Spouses from Southeast Asia and China
Anne-Gaelle Renaud A Comparative Study of Japanese Colonialism in Taiwan and Hokkaido