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Preliminary call for papers

Preliminary call for papers 
26 March 2018

for an international conference on 
Taiwan’s Cultural Diplomacy 
to be held 25-27 October 2019, in Vienna, Austria, in the context of 
A Decade of Intercultural Discovery: 2009-2019 
marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of  
the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies

Increasingly, Taiwan has been refused formal international political participation and diplomatic contacts that do not recognize the „One China“ principle. Luckily, Taiwan has other opportunities to present itself and become better known globally. 

This October 2019 conference, organized by the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies as it marks its 10th anniversary, will honor successes, explore possible channels and offer advice on enhancing promotion of Taiwan in the future.

Suggested panels include the following, and can be extended into other fields: 

1. Economics: The Southbound strategy
2. Politics: Multiparty democracy is workable in the Asian context
3. Culture: Promoting Taiwan in Art and Literature
4. Culture 2: Filmmaking in and on Taiwan
5. Ethnicity: Ethnic Multiplicity in Taiwan
6. Gender: Developing an International Model for Equality
7. Law: Continental European roots shared with Japan and Korea.
Sharing the UN human rights conventions with the world
8. Environment: Creating a sustainable Island

Important dates:

30 Oct. 2018 Deadline for submission of a 500 word abstract including your name, title, affiliation, and the panel in question. Please send to: astrid.lipinsky@univie.ac.at 

15 Nov. 2018 letter of acceptance (per email) + panel confirmation

15 Aug. 2019 submission of draft paper (7000 words) 

15 Sept. 2019 draft program available on conference website

Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies

Department of East Asian Studies
University of Vienna
AAKH-Campus, Hof 2, Entrance 2.3
Spitalgasse 2
1090 Vienna Austria

Contact: Astrid Lipinsky
T: +43-1-4277-43844
University of Vienna | Universitätsring 1 | 1010 Vienna | T +43-1-4277-0
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