New Publication: Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan

Posted on Jun, 05 2018

Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan

The years of the Ma Ying-jiu presidency in Taiwan were controversial from the beginning. When he came to power in 2008, Ma was considered the strongest and most popular KMT presidential candidate since Lee Teng-hui. However, his rapprochement towards China met with increasing resistance and by the time he stepped down in 2016, he enjoyed the lowest support rates of any incumbent president. What happened in between?

Edited by André Beckershoff and Gunter Schubert

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Global Island: Taiwan Workshop, October 2018 at University of Washington

Posted on May, 18 2018

The University of Washington's Taiwan Studies Program announces an academic workshop titled "Global Island: Taiwan and the World". Please find their Call for Proposals here for download

Beatrice Zani gave presentation in Taiwan colloqUIum

Posted on May, 17 2018

Beatrice Zani

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, ERCCT Short-Term Resident Fellow Beatrice Zani from the TRIANGLE UMR 5206 Laboratory at Université Lumière Lyon II, has presented an important aspect of her doctoral research project to ERCCT Fellows, namely: "Trans-local, Trans-versal, Trans-gressive: Women's Circulations between China and Taiwan", in the second Taiwan Colloquium of the current summer term. 

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Taiwan Studies Dissertation Award 2017-2018

Posted on May, 15 2018

The Taiwan Studies Dissertation Award (TSDA) is administered by the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) and funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The TSDA is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled at a European or British institution who submit their dissertations during the academic year of...

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Beatrice Zani to present research in Taiwan Colloquium

Posted on May, 15 2018

Beatrice Zani, who visits the ERCCT under the Short-Term Resident Fellow Programme from April to August 2018, will present her research project "Trans-local, Trans-versal, Trans-gressive: Women's Circulations between China and Taiwan" to ERCCT Fellows in the Taiwan Colloquium on Thursday, May 17, at 6 p.m. at Keplerstraße 2, 72074 Tübingen.

Deng Xiaodong presented research in Taiwan Colloquium

Posted on May, 14 2018

Deng Xiaodong

Deng Xiaodong, visiting the ERCCT as a guest doctoral fellow, has presented his research to ERCCT Fellows in the Taiwan Colloquium on Monday, May 14, 2018. His doctoral research project focuses on the formation of attitudes towards China among Taiwan's younger generations and thus easily sparked a lively discussion among ERCCT Fellows. 

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Deng Xiaodong Will Present His Research in the Taiwan Colloquium

Posted on May, 10 2018

Our new visiting fellow, Deng Xiaodong 邓晓冬 will present his doctoral resarch project, "A Study on the formation mechanism of Taiwan's subjective consciousness", to ERCCT Fellows in the next session of the Taiwan Colloquium on Monday, May 14th, 6 to 8 p.m.

Prof. Schubert at the GEAS

Posted on Apr, 20 2018


On April 20th, Prof. Schubert gave a lecture at the Graduate Institute of East Asian Studies (GEAS) at National Chengchi University in Taipei. The GEAS is an ERCCT partner since 2008, hence cooperating the center for ten years now. At the occasion, Prof. Schubert did also report on recent developments at the ERCCT and encouraged GEAS students to apply for the center's grant programmes.

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