EATS established the Small Research Grant (EATS SRG) in 2019 and renamed it to Workshop Grant in the same year. The aim of this grant is to encourage, support, and promote research projects about or related to Taiwan in the humanities and social sciences.

The winners of SRG (2019) and Workshop Grant (2019, 2020, 2021) are listed below.

Winners of 2021 Workshop Grant:

  • Corrado Neri, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Taiwan and its Ghosts: History, Folklore and the Supernatural
  • Jerome Soldani, University of Montpellier, The French Association of Taiwan Studies: Congress of French Taiwan Studies, Paris, 2021
  • Li-Ying Hung, Wageningen University: Exploration on spatial-temporal experience in Taiwanese food practices under the migration context

Winners of 2020 Workshop Grant:

  • (2020) Allesandra Ferrer and Edward Vickers, Taiwan Studies Programme, University of Kyushu, Identity Politics in East Asian Popular Culture: Taiwan, Japan and China (EAPCA Panel, July 2020)
  • (2020) Bonny Ling, Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking, Framing Disability Rights within a Right-Based Approach to Development: Opportunities for NGOs in Taiwan for International and Domestic Advocacy
  • (2020) Elizabeth Zieton, Academia Sinica, Tense, aspect, mood and modality in Formosan languages and beyond

Winners of 2019 SRG:

  • Prof Nancy Guy, University of California, San Diego. Project title: The Expansion of “Classical Music” Performance and Education in Mid-20th Century Taiwan (transcribing audio-recorded interviews).
  • Prof Jana Rošker. University of Ljubljana. Project title: Taiwanese Philosophy and the Preservation of Confucian Tradition (organising a conference).
  • Yu-hsien Sung, PhD candidate, University of South Carolina. Project title: On the Legitimacy of Taiwanese Constitutional Court (fieldwork in Taiwan including using archives and conducting interviews).
  • Kate Costello, PhD candidate, University of Oxford. Project title: Can a Machine Translator Be a Surrealist? Towards a Posthuman Poetics (fieldwork in Taiwan including using archives and conducting interviews).

Winners of 2019 Workshop Grant:

Workshop: ‘Enlightening’ Taiwan: Communicating Knowledge as/in Social Activism in the Post-Sunflower Era

organised by Chia-Yu Liang, Doctoral Student, Department of International Relations, University of Sussex (UK)

and Po-Han Lee, Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, University of Sussex (UK)

Workshop: Exploring the Grey Zones: Agency, Activities, and Imaginations at Contemporary Taiwan’s Borders

organised by Dr Hsiao-Chiao Chiu (Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh)

and Tsung-Lun Alan Wan (PhD student, University of Edinburgh)