Activities of TAP

TAP internal January workshop in Tubingen

Second internal TAP-Workshop in Tubingen January 2023

TAP WORKSHOP "Mapping research on Taiwan"

TAP Workshop at Trier University, from October 4th (Reception) to 7th , 2022

TAP internal May workshop in Trier

First TAP-Workshop in Trier, May 04-06, 2022 

TAP team visit from Bochum

On February 17th, 2023 the TAP team from the RUB Bochum came to Trier University for celebration TAP Birthday, as well as book donation and discussion for the projects in 2023.



Taiwan as a pioneer - local innovation in the dynamics of global megatrends has been 1 year! The celebration was on February 1 th, 2023

New years greetings 2022/23

The whole TAP team wishes you a healthy and prosperous year.


From December 9th - December 11th, 2022 Dr. Perkuhn and Dr. Fliß presented on the 33. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Vereinigung für Chinastudien (DVCS) (German) at the China centre of the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel their recent research results.

Taiwan’s digital democracy and its approach to disinformation

Dr. Perkuhn was invited by Reinhard Bütikofer, MdEP, to participate in a discussion about „Taiwan’s digital democracy and its approach to disinformation“ where she conversed about her research relating Taiwan's digitalisation and participation. This was part of the two day long event „Taiwan: Opportunities and Challenges in Times of Geopolitical Change“ on December 5th, 2022. Click here to watch the recording of the event. 

TAP @ Tamkang University

TAP’s project leader Dr. Josie-Marie Perkuhn was invited to give a lecture at Tamkang University. The hybrid lecture on “Application of Innovative Technology in the response to COVID-19 in Taiwan and China: Reflecting the Governments for Personnel Training” was hosted by Professor Li-Wei Chan 詹立煒  from the Department of Public Administration and it was introduced by Dr. Lee, President of the Chinese Society for Training and Development (CSTD).  

TAP @ Chengchi University

On November 25th, 2022 Dr.Perkuhn and Dr.Fliß took part in the workshop "Status of Taiwan Studies in Europe ─ Dialogs between German and Taiwanese Scholars".

Lecture at the National Taiwan Normal University 2022

On 22 November 2022, Dr Fliß gave a lecture on the topic of "Differences and similarities between Taiwanese and German proverbs" at the National Taiwan Normal University (國立台灣師範大學). Dr Fliß met with Prof. Li Bi-chhin 呂美親 from the Institute for Taiwanese Culture, Languages and Literature at the National Taiwan Normal University for an academic exchange.

Lecture at the National Chengchi University

On 16 November 2022 Dr. Thomas Fliß held a lecture at the National Chengchi University (國立政治大學) on Taiwanese and German proverbs.

TAP in Tübingen 2022

In October Dr. Perkuhn visited her TAP colleagues for a network meeting in Tuebingen.


Dr. Perkuhn and Dr. Fliß presentet parts of their research at the international conference INTERFACEing 2022 “Telling Innovations and Tradition East and West” on September 30th - October 2nd, 2022.

TAP @ Qualiservice

The TAP team met on 08 September 2022 to discuss "Archiving and Sharing Qualitative Research Data with Qualiservice".

TAP @ Studienstiftung

Under the title "Shaping Democracy!" the summer academy for the promotion of gifted students met this year, August 28 - September 4, 2022.


The 24th biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies, August 24-27, 2022

Taiwan Insight and Taiwan Studies Program, University of Nottingham

Networking Trip: Meeting with Dr. Chun-Yi Lee 李駿怡, July 19-22, 2022

TAP @ Iserlohner Kreis 2022

On July 16, 2022, Dr. Josie-Marie Perkuhn from the Taiwan as a Pioneer (TAP) project moderated the panel "The stand on Taiwan Studies in Sinology" at the China Workshop of the Iserlohn Circle. 

TAP @ EATS 2022

19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS) at the University of Central Lancashire Cyprus Campus, April 06-08, 2022

TAP Team presents the Project @SEA NCCU

TAP reports at the second International Young Scholars Conferenc on the Sinophone Studies in Europe and the Americas series (SEA 2022), March 24-26, 2022