2023 Events

Welcome to Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki’s website. We will organize 3 academic events in 2023.

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

Online Seminar “Activists’ Perspectives on the Comfort Women Issue” (Friday 3 March, 10:15-11:30 Helsinki Time)

Associate Teaching Professor Hsin-I Sydney Yuen 岳心, Department of Communication, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA (TBA)

The Uses of Cuteness: Gender, Identity Politics, and Elections in Taiwan

Professor Dominic Meng-Hsuan Yang 楊孟軒, Associate Professor of East Asian History, Department of History, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA (TBA)

Taiwan’s Cold War Refugees: Hong Kong, Dachen Islands, and Southeast Asia


Spotlight Taiwan Helsinki 2023 is organized by Department of Cultures at University of Helsinki, with the support of Taiwan’s Ministry of Cultures, and Taipei Representative Office in Finland.

Photo of website is from Yeo Khee on Unsplash.