Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme Call for Papers

Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme Call for Papers

30 March 2023

Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme Call for Papers

The Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme (https://taiwanstudies.web.ox.ac.uk/) is hosting an international conference on Wednesday 27 September 2023 to be held at St Antony's College. This conference focuses on technology and change broadly conceived. We welcome panels/papers for research at different stages of development. Research adopting an interdisciplinary approach or taking a comparative perspective is particularly welcome. Suggested, but not exclusive, topics include:

  • technology, chip wars and international relations 
  • online and social media debates in or about Taiwan on international events
  • digital media and youth culture in Taiwan and East Asia
  • migration, care and technology in Taiwan
  • digital social movements in and beyond Taiwan 
  • creative industries in Taiwan and East Asia
  • smart cities in and beyond Taiwan 
  • business and innovation in Taiwan 

Keynote speaker: Dr Lih-yun Lin, Professor at the Graduate Institute of Journalism, National Taiwan University, and Commissioner at the National Communications Commission


  • Please state your paper title and provide a 300-word abstract in a word document.
  • Please state the title of your panel and describe your panel in 300 words. Please also provide a 300-word abstract for each of the papers.
  • Please include your/each panel presenter’s name, email address, and institutional affiliation in the word document.
  • Please put either ‘PAPER’ or ‘PANEL’ in your email subject line.
  • Please submit your paper or panel proposal in English to tsc@sant.ox.ac.uk

Key dates:

  • Call for Papers: Now open
  • Deadline for submission of papers and panel proposals: 30 May 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: 1 July 2023
  • Conference dates: 27 September 2023

Organisers: The Oxford Taiwan Studies Programme, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, the Asian Studies Centre, St Antony's College, and the Taipei Representative Office in the UK

Registration and fees: We will announce conference fees soon.