Taiwan Studies Programme

TSP/IAPS Documentary Screening and Roundtable Discussion

Location
a41, Sir Clive Granger Building
Date(s)
Thursday 9th February 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Contact
To reserve your place, please RSVP to mandy.felton@nottingham.ac.uk
Description
TSP/IAPS Documentary Screening and Roundtable Discussion

Song of the Reed 
Produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching (吳秀菁), an Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University of Arts.

A Taiwanese documentary chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II. It documents how some of the "comfort women" in Taiwan overcame grave physical and mental trauma and developed their attitudes toward life over the years.

Further information about the documentary can be found at http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/08/13/2003625262

4pm: Introduction by Dr Astrid Lipinsky (Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies)
4.15pm: Film screening
5.30pm: Roundtable discussion with Dr Astrid Lipinsky

All UoN students and staff are welcome and the event is free.

Dr Astrid Lipinsky, with a Dr. phil in Sinology and law at Bonn University, Germany, Astrid Lipinsky was hired by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna in 2008. In 2009 she co-founded the Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies, and has managed the Center since then. Dr. Lipinsky received the 2016 prize from the Fondation Culturelle Franco-Taiwannaise for the Center. The Vienna Center for Taiwan Studies has organized the Vienna Taiwan Lecture series since 2012, and publishes its own Vienna Taiwan Studies Series, which is both a book and an annual journal series. In November 2016, Dr. Lipinsky hosted Wu Hsiu-Ching for screenings of her documentary “Song of the Reed” in Vienna and Krakow. For more information on the Center, see its website at http://tsc.univie.ac.at

Taiwan Studies Programme

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