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.
The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) at National Central Library, Taipei, announces two research grants, the Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies and the Taiwan Fellowship.
They are currently accepting applications for the 2021 Research Grant for Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies. All application materials should be posted (electronically or by air mail) no later than May 31st, 2020. Applications for the 2021 Taiwan Fellowship, which CCS administers on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be accepted between May 1st and June 30, 2020. More information on the websites (http://ccs.ncl.edu.tw and http://taiwanfellowship.ncl.edu.tw)
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.