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Panel Name(s) Paper name
1: Literature Carsten Storm The Quest for Authenticity – Modernists and Realists Re-evaluated
Federica Passi Taiwan starting a modern literature: irony, satire and resistance in fiction from the Japanese occupation
Jana Benesova Whose story is it? ── Postmodernism, history and ‘historiographic metafiction’ in the context of Taiwanese literature
2: Domestic Politics Dafydd Fell Taiwanese Parties’ Candidate selection in the Aftermath of Electoral Reform: Case of the 2009 Local Executive Elections
Hung-jen Wang A Democracy without Liberalness: An Assessment of Taiwan’s Liberal Democracy
Ryan Brading Youth political identity and participation in Taiwan’s bipartite democratic structure
Yuang-Kuang Kao The Future Development of Political Factions in Taiwan- An Analysis from 2009 Local Elections
3: Taiwan History with special attention to the Indigenous Past Scott Simon The Trope of the Formosan Headhunter: “Savage” Violence in Taiwanese History
Ching Hsiu Lin Who are the ancestors and where are the ancestral lands? A case study of the construction of discourses relating to ‘ancestral land’ in contemporary Truku land movements
Ann Heylen Interactions between Dutchmen and Aborigines on Paper: Brievenboek, Kerkboek van Formosa
4: Economics and Business Chun-yi Lee Have Taiwanese Businesses Lost Their World? The Changing Interaction between Taiwanese Businesses and Local Chinese Governments
Han-Teng Liao Selective Diffusion of the ICT development in East Asia
5: The Phenomenon of Bentuhua in Taiwanese Society Astrid Lipinsky The women’s movement and indigenous selfidentity in Taiwan: Can global feminism localize?
Yi-Fang Chen The legacy of the bentuhua movement in contemporary rushweaving craft production in rural Taiwan
6: Economic Integration and the PRC Ting Ting Chang Are we on the right track: a historical view on ECFA
Cho-Hsin Su Reminiscence of Zollverein – ECFA from a Constructivist View
7: Language Policies / Taiwan Studies Henning Klöter Language policy from below: Rereading Huang Shihui
Táňa Dluhošová Language Policy in the Early Postwar Period in Taiwan
Shih-shan H. TSAI Rising World Socialism and the Taiwanese Peasant Movement, 1925-1934
8: Gender Isabelle Cheng Citizens from Outside: The Political Implications of Marriage Migration from China to Taiwan
Jens Damm Tongzhi in Contemporary Taiwan and the Policy of MultiCulturalism
9: Anthropology, Religion and Popular Culture Fabian Graham An interpretation of popular Chinese religion in Taiwan
Yves Menheere Private Shrines and Public Underworlds: some remarks on “traditional” cosmologies in Taiwan
10: Placemaking, Multiculturalism and the City Min-Chin Chiang Building Locality at the Site of Memories
Ann Shu-ju Chiu Current Cultural Politics of Ethnicity in Manhattan Chinatown: The Competition between China and Taiwan
MA Panel Jacob Tischer Religions and their interaction with politics and identity construction on Taiwan – Two case studies: the Mazu belief and the Presbyterian Church
Jean-Baptiste Leclercq The political discourse of Ma Ying-jeou about the international status of Taïwan