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Fwd: Call for Papers — Remembering Taiwan's Martial Law, 29-30 July 2021

Call for Papers — Remembering Taiwan's Martial Law, 29-30 July 2021 Martial Law (1947–87) lies at the heart of narratives shaping Taiwanese identities, criss-crossing foundations of contemporary society. This Conference examines the diversity of voices across lands and spaces, platforms and mediums, lines and cleavages that form the foundation of the story of modern Taiwan.

The Conference seeks a broad range of submissions engaging with experiences and histories of Martial Law, such as:

· Popular culture, media, cinema, and music

· Arts and literature

· Translational and diasporic identity

· Transnational politics

· Intergenerational memory and history

· Religion and social life

Panel submissions are invited.


Abstract Due: 26 February 2021

Notification of acceptance: 26 March 2021

Conference Date: 29-30 July 2021

Keynote Speakers: Li Ang 李昂, Taiwanese feminist writer "Writing about sex and politics: From authoritarian to democracy” Dr Mark Harrison, Senior Lecturer (Chinese Studies), University of Tasmania "Memory and Resistance: The martial law period and Taiwan’s future in the era of Xi Jinping"

Remembering Taiwan's Martial Law Conference is organised by the Australian Centre on China in the World under the auspices of the Taiwan Studies Program at The Australian National University.


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