Welcome to Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki’s website. We will organize 6 online academic lectures and 1 film-screening event (including dialogue with film director) in autumn 2021. Each lecture is about 40-60 minutes followed by 20-30 minutes’ of Q & A.
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)
- Professor Ann Heylen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (Friday 1 October, 12:15-13:45)
- Professor Jonathan Stock, University College Cork, Ireland (Friday 15 October, 12:15-13:45)
- Professor Chris Berry, King’s College London, UK (Date to be confirmed)
- Professor Hsiu-Ching Wu, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taiwan (Friday 5 November 12:00 to 14:00, two full hours)
- Dr. Chia Rong Wu, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (Friday 12 November, 12:15-13:45)
- Professor Michael Szonyi, Harvard University, USA (Friday 19 November, 15:15-16:45)
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.