Wednesday, October 23, 2013

SOAS Taiwan Studies News

SOAS Taiwan Studies News

New Deputy Director, Film Screening Programme, New Cooperation Agreement with Council for Indigenous Affairs, New Taiwan Studies Library Resource Centre, and Term 1 Seminar Series

Dear All,

We have some exciting new developments at the SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies.

Firstly, from this week Dr Chang Bi-yu will be joining us as a Senior Teaching Fellow in Taiwan Studies and the new Deputy Director of the Centre of Taiwan Studies. Please see the news item for details:

Secondly, we will start a new film screening programme under the title Understanding Taiwan Through Film and Documentaries. This is sponsored by Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture under the Spotlight Taiwan project. The first screenings will be on November 14 and 15 with Q&As with the documentary maker Lin Leh-chyun.

For details on the project see:

Screening of Madame Chiang Kai-shek:

Screening of Lee Teng-hui:

The Centre of Taiwan Studies has also signed a new cooperation agreement with Taiwan’s Council for Indigenous Affairs. For more details see:

On November 4 the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies will open at the SOAS Library. This is a project supported by Taiwan’s National Central Library. The initial book, audio-visual and database donations are designed to support the SOAS Taiwan Studies teaching Programme

Lastly, we have a full list of confirmed Centre of Taiwan Studies Seminars for this term:

Don't miss the comments below! And check out my blog and its sidebars for events, links to previous posts and picture posts, and scores of links to other Taiwan blogs and forums!

1 comment:

les said...

How objective can a documentary sponsored by the Ministry of Culture be?