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Due to the recent development of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic with increasing infection rates in Europe and existing travel restrictions, we have no other choice than to cancel the Young Scholars Workshop 2020.
In the hope that things will brighten up soon, we have resolved to schedule the next ERCCT Young Scholars Workshop for the summer 2021, from June 27 to July 3 to be precise, and will announce this during the next weeks.
If you have been invited to the YSW 2020, please do let us know, whether you are interested to take part in next year’s workshop. Just write to firstname.lastname@example.org and / or email@example.com
Under the headline "We're in this Fight Together", the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has launched a Taiwan Global Anti-Covid-19 Pavillion, a websiteoffering information on Taiwan's anti-Covid-19 resources in English, which can be found at https://www.anti-covid-19.tw
Our friends at the European Association of Taiwan Studies annonce that the 18th EATS Annual Conference is now open for abstract submission. The conference is held on 15-17 April 2021 at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. The theme of the conference is 'Taiwan in Transition'.The 2021 Young Scholar Award is also open for submission. The deadline for both submissions is 15 September 2020. The call for papers for the conference can be found here and the YSA announcement can be found here. Please click here for the submission form for regular panels and YSA competition and here for submission form for MA panels.
The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan - A CCK Foundation Overseas Center at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen will hold the workshop for emerging young scholars from 13 to 19 December, 2020. Applicants shall be Ph.D. students and postdocs and are particularly encouraged to submit proposals related to the workshop’s leading topic on "Taiwan and Security Cooperation in North East Asia". However, submissions on any other topic in the field of social science research on contemporary Taiwan or Cross-strait relations are welcomed as well. The workshop will provide young scholars with the opportunity to
- present their research to an international audience of peers
- engage in scholarly exchange on theory and methodology
- discuss publication strategies
- get to know Tübingen, the CCKF-ERCCT and Tübingen university.
Travel expenses and accommodation will be fully covered by the CCKF-ERCCT. Successful applicants are required to submit a research paper after the workshop to be published online in the CCKF-ERCCT Online Paper Series.
Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and an outline of their research project (5-6 pages) until 15 September, 2020 to:
Stefan Braig, M.A.
ERCCT Managing Director
Applications to the Short-Term Resident Fellow Programme, November 2020 to March 2021 period, are now accepted until August 15, 2020! Under this programme, we welcome Ph.D. or postdoc researchers to join the CCKF-ERCCT for a period of between three and six months and grant them a monthly stipend of 350 EUR plus a 500 EUR travel grant, as the pandemic situation is under control in Tübingen and south-western Germany.
Ph.D students or postdortoral fellows from our Taiwanese partner insitutions interested in the Visiting Fellow Programme, please note that the ERCCT now accepts applications for the coming winter semester.
For information on the programme please see the Visiting Fellow Programme section of this website or see this announcement.
On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the ERCCT, in cooperatin with China Centrum Tübingen (CCT), presented a talk and discussion with Chris Berry, professor of film studies at King's College London, online. Entitled "Modernity, Gender, Sexuality: Social Values in Taiyupian", the talk referred to two Taiwanese movies that are part of the project on taiyupian 台語片, "Taiwan's Lost Commercial Cinema" (by film scholars Prof. Berry and Dr. Ming-Yeh Rawnsley). One was "Foolish Bride, Naive Bridegroom" 三八新娘憨女婿, a comedy from 1967 by Xin Qi, and the second, "Like Father, Like Daughter" 前世情人的情人, was a modern sequel to the first. Both films have been available to registered users to be viewed online for four days prior to the event.
Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to postpone the ERCCT Young Scholars Workshop 2020 from June/July to December 13 to 19, 2020!
Prof. Hsieh Hsin-chin 謝欣芩 from the Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Culture at National Taipei University of Education has just arrived in Tübingen on Monday, January 27, 2020. She will stay at the ERCCT as a visiting scholar until February 9. The ERCCT team conveys a warm welcome and wishes her a pleasant stay in Tübingen!
On Monday, December 17, 2019, Dr. Lara Momesso, who is a Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, but also an Associate Fellow and good friend of the ERCCT, fascinated her audience with a public talk on "Allying with patriarchy: the role of Taiwanese husbands in shaping marriage migrants’ civic activism in Taiwan", a topic that has so far been neglected by the literature on marriage migration in Taiwan.
Here are some photos of the event.