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Fwd: 2023 ETSA Annual Conference at SOAS (6/26-28), Publication and Research Grant (apply by 5/31)

Updated: May 4, 2023

Please see below for a courtesy announcement on behalf of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS): ---------------------------------------------------

Dear EATS members and friends,

We're delighted to announce the 2023 EATS annual conference is now open for registration. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of EATS's inception and we will return to its birthplace, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London, for this significant event.

If you're participating as a paper presenter, we look forward to meeting you at SOAS. We'll take this opportunity to remind you of timely registration. If you don't present but would like to audit, please also register for your daily pass. Please see details about the conference in the attached draft programme and circular.

Please click here to view the programme: Click here to see the circular: We look forward to celebrating the growth of Taiwan Studies with you at SOAS! Please also take a look at the EATS Publication and Research Grant: DEADLINE May 31. The EATS Research and Publication Grant for the year 2023 is now open for applications. In a total of €2,000 and up to €500 maximum per application, the grant supports a wide range of activities relevant to Taiwan Studies, as proposed by the applicant, involving research or publication completed before 31st December 2023.


EATS members currently enrolled for a Master’s degree, MPhil or PhD, as well as

those who are not in full-time employment, are eligible to apply. Applicants have to

hold a valid EATS membership at the time of submission. To become a member of

EATS, visit Past recipients of EATS Research

and Publication Grants are ineligible. One applicant may submit only one application.

The grant can be applied for the following activities:

  • Conducting interviews and participant observation

  • Visiting libraries and archives

  • Undertaking other data collection activities

  • Proofreading drafts

  • Purchasing books, media and other types of research materials

  • Producing open-access podcasts or videos

Application submission

  • CV of the applicant

  • Research outline (title and description, maximum one page of A4)

  • Details of fieldwork/research plan (maximum one page of A4)

  • Timeframe

  • Itemised budget

Application procedure and report

Send applications by email to (cc Dr Jens Damm with the subject Application for EATS Research and

Publication Grant. The deadline for submission is 31 May 2023.

Successful applicants are required to submit a final report to EATS within one month

of the completion of the funded work. The report will be published in the EATS Newsletter. Past EATS News can be found here: Past EATS awardees can be found here:


Results will be announced by email first and published later on EATS’ website. It is

the applicant’s own responsibility to check emails for notifications. If EATS does

not receive a reply from the successful applicant confirming their acceptance of the

award by the deadline specified in the notification email, EATS will withdraw the



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