AROUND "BLESSED CORPS"
Event around the documentary film Blessed Corps (2022), directed by Hsieh Chwen-ching. The screening is followed by a panel discussion entitled Bodies and spirituality: the processions of Ba Jia Jiang 八家將 . Date: 21 November 2022.
FROM BLACK EARTH TO INK
Michèle Leung (EHESS-CRAL) presents a selection of photographs and objects from her research on the production and circulation of ink in East Asia, as well as her documentary entitled De la terre noire à l’encre.
COOKING WITH THE TSOU
This photography exhibition introduces the culinary customs of the Tsou community of Alishan. From November 10 to 26 at the Ricci Institute (Centre Sèvres). Opening on 10 November, followed by a conference on the theme: “Food and social sciences” (in French).
AROUND "BLESSED DAYS"
Event around the documentary film Blessed Days (2020), directed by Hsieh Chwen-ching. The screening will be followed by a meeting with the director and a round table entitled “Memories of place, transmission of knowledge”. Date: 24 September 2021.
Taiwan Perspectives is a series of conferences focusing on Taiwan society. Through the various presentations from researchers and players in Taiwan studies, the conferences aim to shed light on critical contemporary issues in Taiwan.
TAIWAN STUDIES WORKSHOPS
The Taiwan Studies Workshops are a new space for reflection that aims to bring together young and more established researchers around a specific theme in Taiwan Studies.
Organised on 23 October 2020 at EHESS, the Être Tsou event had three components: the screening of the eponymous documentary film, which was an invitation to discover the initiatives of members of the Tsou community of Alishan; a round table on the topic of the indigenous people of Taiwan; and finally, a photo exhibition.
TAIWANESE PERSPECTIVES CONFERENCE
Taiwanese Perspectives is a multidisciplinary conference which meant to bring together established and young researchers in the exploration of different themes related to contemporary Taiwanese society: migration, identity, memory, geopolitics, arts and literature, and local cultures.
The conference had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.
The Taiwan Studies team has more in store for 2022. Stay tuned!