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Post date: 2020.12.14

Today Taiwan Today 【Epidemic and Taiwan: the past and present】

Public Seminars Off Campus Applications open

Every year Taiwan Studies Program and the 21st Century Program organize an intensive course, Taiwan Today (台湾事情), covering various issues in contemporary Taiwanese society. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s course will be offered online.

This year, we invited five distinguished speakers, a Taiwan-based writer, Ms. Hikari Sumiki (栖来 ひかり), Prof. Chizuru Tainaka(胎中千鶴) from Mejiro University, Prof. Maoko Mityaoka (宮岡真央子) from Fukuoka University, Prof. Yuko Mio (三尾裕子) from Keio University and Prof. Edward Vickers from Kyushu University.

Except for the lecture by Prof. Vickers, all the lectures will be held in Japanese. However, English interpretation will be available for all the lectures via ZOOM. (In principle, the Japanese-English translation is only available for those who registered through Moodle. If you wish for the translation service, please register from QR code and make sure to select 'yes' for the English interpreter.)

Target General, High school students, Current students and staff
Dates 2020.12.26 [Sat] 08:40 – 2021.01.30 [Sat] 13:20
Venue Off Campus
Venue name Online (Live-streamed via ZOOM and Youtube)
Venue address
Seating capacity 100 people, in order of arrival *Please apply at least 3 days before the lecture you wish to attend. The registration is on first-come-first-served basis.
Participation fee Free of charge
Event details 【Program】

Saturday, Dec. 26th
"Following the footprints of Taipei’s water under the Japanese rule"
Speaker: Hikari Sumiki (Taiwan-based writer)
8:40 - 8:50 Opening remarks
8:50 - 10:10 Lecture
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:40 Discussion with the audience

Saturday, Jan. 9th
“View of Taiwan history — the present, postwar, and the Japanese rule”
Speaker: Chizuru Tainaka (Professor, Mejiro University)
8:40 - 8:50 Opening remarks
8:50 - 10:10 Lecture
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:40 Discussion with the audience

Saturday, Jan. 23rd
“Epidemic and exposed boundary — from the perspective of indigenous people"
Speaker: Maoko Miyaoka (Professor, Fukuoka University)
8:40 - 8:50 Opening remarks
8:50 - 10:10 Lecture
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:40 Discussion with the audience

Saturday, Jan. 30th
“Bringing Epidemic under control — ruling administration, folk beliefs, and demotic history"
Speaker: Yuko Mio (Professor, Keio University)
8:40 - 8:50 Opening remarks
8:50 - 10:10 Lecture
10:10 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:40 Discussion with the audience
11:40 - 12:00 Break

“Three Faces of an Asian Hero - Koxinga (鄭成功) in Kyushu, Taiwan and mainland China"
Speaker: Edward Vickers (Professor, Kyushu University)
12:00 - 13:00 Lecture
13:00 - 13:20 Discussion with the audience

Registration method Advanced registration required
[E-mail]
*If you wish to audit the class, please register from the QR code on the poster. If you have any question for the event, please e-mail: kyudaitaiwanstudies@gmail.com
Registration period 2020.12.13 [Sun] – 2021.01.27 [Wed]
Inquiries

Name: Kyushu University Taiwan Studies Project
Mail: kyudaitaiwanstudies★gmail.com
Please replace ★ with @

Website
Publishing period 2020.12.14 [Mon] – 1970.01.01 [Thu]
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台湾事情ホスターA4版 .jpg (900KB)

Taiwan Today(ENGLISH).pdf (125KB)

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