Online Lecture Series “Spotlight Taiwan – Academic Lectures on Taiwan”

University of Helsinki
Fall Semester 2021

Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki is organized by Department of Cultures at University of Helsinki, with the support of Taiwan’s Ministry of Cultures, Taipei Representative Office in Finland and Centre for East Asian Studies at University of Turku.

The first two talks of the online lecture series “Spotlight Taiwan – Academic Lectures on Taiwan” will be held respectively by Prof. Leigh Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science) on 24 September, and Prof. Ann Heylen (National Taiwan Normal University) on 1 October.

Time below is Helsinki time, which is 1 hour ahead of Central European Time (CET).

Professor Leigh Jenco, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (Friday 24 September, 12:15-13:45)
“Chinese Perspectives on Taiwan and Colonial Expansion in the Ming and Qing Dynasties”

Professor Ann Heylen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (Friday 1 October, 12:15-13:45)
“Language Reform and Literacy Practices in Multicultural Taiwan”