Seminars & Short Courses

What Does it Mean to be Taiwanese? An Exploration of Indigeneity, Colonialism, Immigration, Politics and Identity in Contemporary Taiwan

With Taiwan’s increasing global importance, how is the essence of being Taiwanese defined? This multidimensional course will offer participants an in-depth exploration of Taiwan’s rich tapestry of history, identity, politics, and culture. By examining its indigenous roots, colonial past, political dynamics, migration patterns, and evolving social norms, participants will gain comprehensive insight into Taiwan’s distinct history and identity. This in-depth exploration of Taiwan is tailored for secondary teachers and will provide a mix of academic articles, multimedia materials, and discussions with fellow educators on Taiwan’s identity, providing participants with fresh insights to enrich lessons on Taiwan and greater East Asia.

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