New Chair of Taiwan Studies at Leiden University and IIAS

03 March 2020

Starting from 1 February 2020, the new Chair of Taiwan Studies at Leiden University and IIAS is occupied by Dr Táña Dluhošová, from the Oriental Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic.

She will be staying until the end of June 2020, to teach a course in Taiwanese history and culture at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS). She will also continue her research into Taiwanese elite families at both LIAS and IIAS. Dr Dluhošová has developed several innovative, interdisciplinary methodological approaches to the study of social change in Taiwan.

The Chair of Taiwan Studies is supported by the Department of Cross-Strait Education of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China, the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University, and the International Institute for Asian Studies. See page 3 for the Call for Applications for the Chair of Taiwan Studies starting in September 2020.