Director: Christine Moll-Murata
Office: Uni134 (3.13)
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-28254
Co-director: Christian Schwermann
Office: Uni134 (3.11)
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-29253
Building of the University Library, UB 4/2
Phone: +49 (0)234 32-26928
Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften
Taiwan Research Unit
Teaching Program for History, Culture, and Languages of Taiwan
Since spring 2019, the project „A Teaching Program for History, Culture, and
Languages of Taiwan” is being conducted at the Faculty of East Asian Studies of
Ruhr University Bochum.
The project is being generously supported by the Taiwan Ministry of Education. In this program, scholars from universities and research institutes in Taiwan are invited to teach courses on the anthropology, social and economic history, linguistics and languages of Taiwan at the Faculty of East Asian Studies of Ruhr University Bochum.
The Research Unit for Taiwanese Culture and Literature coordinates the curriculum.
Winter Term 2021/22
MA Seminar: The Languages of Taiwan
Guest Professor: Ass. Prof. Dr. Li Taiyuan, National Chengchi University, Taipeh, Taiwan
Time: Wednesdays, 10-12 h
Course information: This course discusses Taiwan's multi-ethnic society and the
research of different languages of Taiwan through the viewpoints of linguistics and ethnology. The topics of this course include linguistic features, resources of research, language development and language planning of Taiwan's national languages, those of Aboriginal peoples, of the Hakka, of the Holo (Taiwanese) and of the Mainland Immigrants.
The relationships between languages and cultures of Taiwan will also be analyzed.
BA Seminar: Elementary Tâi-gí (Taiwanese Holo Language)
Guest Professor: Ass. Prof. Dr. Khu Uihim, Department of Taiwanese Literature,
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Time: Mondays, 10-12 h
Course information: This course aims at explaining the structure and characteristics
of Tâi-gí (Holo Language) so that the students will understand its basic phonetics, morphology, grammar, and syntax. It offers practical exercises in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Besides, the course will give an general outline of the history, current situation, transcription systems, learning resources, idiomatic expression of Tâi-gí.
BA Exercise: Tutorial for Elementary Taiwanese
Teacher: Wu Kuan-wei, M.A.
Time: Wednesdays, 18-20 h
Course information: This is a tutorial for Dr. Khu Uihim’s language course on Elementary Tâi-gí (Taiwanese Holo Language). It is intended for practice of pronounciation and conversation.
Taiwan: Melting Pot and Innovation Hub
Collected Essays by the Project Group TAP (Taiwan als Pionier)
- Start 11/05/2021 Digital Photo Exhibition
Fotoausstellung: 30 Jahre Demokratiebewegung in Taiwan. Eine Dokumentation des taiwanischen Fotografen Sung Lung-Chuan
This exhibition of works by documentary photographer Sung Lung-Chuan portrays the initial phase of Taiwan's democratic transition. The pictures show the turning point before and after the abolition of Martial Law in the years 1986 to 1989.
- Web exhibition here.
Further information (in German) here.
Report on the exhibition at Radio Taiwan International (Deutschredaktion) and interview by editor Tatjana Romig with Christine Moll-Murata (in German)
Podcast Part 1: https://de.rti.org.tw/radio/...
Podcast Part 2: https://de.rti.org.tw/radio/...