Events archive

Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Joseph Wong (University of Toronto)
25 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Authoritarian ruling parties are expected to resist democratization, often times at all costs. And yet some of the strongest authoritarian parties in the world have not resisted democratization, but... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Joseph Wong (University of Toronto)
25 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Authoritarian ruling parties are expected to resist democratization, often times at all costs. And yet some of the strongest authoritarian parties in the world have not resisted... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Feng-yi Chu
18 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This presentation addresses a wistful, nostalgia-like sentiment towards Japan that seems to exist in contemporary Taiwanese society, particularly amongst some native Taiwanese elders who experienced... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Fan Yang Choung
13 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
A struggling young rock band singer, Aga (Van Fan), returns to his hometown Hengchun and works as a postman. He comes across an undeliverable piece of mail: seven love letters that were written for a... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
13 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
“People just can't get enough of Cape No. 7. The highest grossing local film in Taiwan's history, Cape No. 7 is now a cultural phenomenon, and only has Titanic's record left to conquer at the... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
12 November 2014 - 1:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Introduction: A minor structured notes dispute led sign-board worker, Chien Ming-fu to lose 2.5 million dollars, his life savings. Chien sought help from a public interest lawyer, Yeh Yuan-da, and... Read more