Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki is organized by Department of Cultures at University of Helsinki, with the support of Taiwan’s Ministry of Cultures, Taipei Representative Office in Finland and Centre for East Asian Studies at University of Turku.
Lectures/Events, September through November, 2021
**All are listed in Helsinki time, which is 1 hour ahead of Central European Time (CET), 7 hours ahead of US Eastern Time (ET), and 5 hours behind Taiwan Time**
Friday 24 September, 12:15-13:45 Chinese Perspectives on Taiwan and Colonial Expansion in the Ming and Qing Dynasties Professor Leigh Jenco, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Friday 1 October, 12:15-13:45 Language Reform and Literacy Practices in Multicultural Taiwan Professor Ann Heylen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Friday 15 October, 12:15-13:45 Kala-OK Nights: Voice, Embodiment and Society at Indigenous Bunun Karaoke in Southeast Taiwan Professor Jonathan Stock, University College Cork, Ireland
TBA Taiwanese-Language Cinema in the Martial Law Era as a Cinema of the Cold War Professor Chris Berry, King’s College London, U
Friday 5 November 12:00 to 14:00, two full hours Screening and discussion of her documentary “Song of the Reed” Professor Hsiu-Ching Wu, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan
Friday 12 November, 12:15-13:45 Ghost-Island Narratives in the Twenty-First Century Dr. Chia Rong Wu, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Friday 19 November, 15:15-16:45 China’s Rise and Local Politics in Taiwan and Beyond: Lessons from the Offshore Islands of Kinmen and Matsu Professor Michael Szonyi, Harvard University, USA
If you have questions concerning Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki events, please contact Julie Yu-Wen Chen, Professor of Chinese Studies or Tiina Airaksinen, Deputy director of Department of Cultures & University lecturer of Asian Studies.