French Taiwan Studies Project

Island of traditions and contrasts, Taiwan attracts the interest of many academics and students throughout the world. The many articles, theses, dissertations, films and projects deserve to be collected and widely diffused. This is what our site intends to do. Enthusiasts, browsers, professionals and all are welcome to discover the research on Taiwan carried out in France and elsewhere.

Friday June 17, 2022

Poetry reading with Yen Ai-lin (顏艾琳)

Soirée poésie Yen Ai-linReading in French by Olivier Janin and translation by Tu Tsao-yin. 

5 PM – Forum de La Maison des sciences de lhomme – 54 bd Raspail 75006 Paris, 1st floor.

Yen Ai-lin (顏艾琳) was born in 1968 in Tainan. Her work is particularly characterized by the search for an expression of feminine consciousness. She is assistant editor of Harvest journal and editor-in-chief of Lian-Jing magazine. She is also director of the Poetic Leap program at Qi Dong Poetry Salon in Taipei. She has won many literary prizes, among which the Wu Cho-liu Literary Award for New Poetry.

Monday 10 January 2022

A Taiwan Perspectives Cycle Conference

Ang Lee Nathalie Bittinger Taïwan/Hollywood, une odyssée cinématographiqueAng Lee: Taïwan/Hollywood, une odyssée cinématographique 

4pm, Room BS1-28, EHESS, 54 Bd Raspail – 75006 Paris

Nathalie Bittinger – Senior Lecturer in Cinema Studies at the University of Strasbourg and member of the “Contemporary Approaches to Artistic Creation and Reflection”  research Center.

Discussant :
Wafa Ghermani – Doctor in Cinema Studies, Film Collection Development Department of the Cinémathèque française

This session of the Taiwanese Perspectives Series presents Nathalie Bittinger’s new opus, Ang Lee: Taïwan/Hollywood, une odyssée cinématographique(Éditions Maisonneuve & Larose). This first French-language book devoted to Ang Lee’s cinema examines the conditions of production, the main themes and the stylistic singularities of the fourteen opuses of this multi award-winning director, who straddles the line between mainstream cinema and the film d’auteur.

Academic Year 2020-2021

The French Taiwan Studies team is happy to announce that its seminar is returning for its fifth year. The first session will take place on Monday 19 October 2020.

About the Project

Find out more about the story of our project and the team behind it.

The Seminar

FTS is centred around a seminar conducted each year at the EHESS.

Bridging The Strait

In front of a camera, young Chinese and Taiwanese students share their outlook on cross-strait relations.

Taiwan Studies

Directory of archives of academic works on Taiwan.