Press and Reporting

Perkuhn, Josie-Marie & Chien, Hung-yi (19.04.2022): "Shared but Particular: A Proposal to Pitch Taiwan Research in Sinology and beyond." Taiwan Insight.

Dr. Josie-Marie Perkuhn was live on HR2 on 24.03.2022 in the program "Buhlen um Peking-Chinas Rolle in der Weltpolitik", the contribution can be listened to as a podcast.

Dr. Thomas Fliß gave an interview to the Taiwanese radio program BaoDao Radio on 03/15/2022, see the Facebook post and the podcast.

Dr. Josie-Marie Perkuhn gave an interview on Radio International Taiwan on 03/14/2022, you can listen to the post here.

The ministerial support for Taiwan research is positively reviewed in Taiwan's press, see the Feb 24, 2022 post in TheNewsLens.

On February 02, 2022, an interview by Dr. Josie-Marie Perkuhn on the topic "Is it possible to learn from Taiwan?" was published at idw - Nachrichten Informationsdienst Wissenschaft. 

Influence from Beijing?! On October 13, 2022, an article appeared in FAZ about the separation of Trier University from the Confucius Institute.

On October 15, 2022, an article about Dr. Josie-Marie's career was written in "Table China" "Via Mexico to China".


Report on the first TAP meeting

On Friday, 11 February 2022, the first face-to-face TAP meeting took place at the Ruhr University Bochum. "Taiwan as a Pioneer" (TAP) is a supra-regional BMBF project in cooperation with the universities of Trier, Bochum and Tübingen. The aim is to investigate Taiwan's role as an innovator in the dynamics of global megatrends and to contribute to promoting the structural strengthening and networking of Taiwanese research in the field of sinology.

Present were (from left to right) Dr. Thomas Fliß and the project and research coordinator Dr. rer. pol. Josie-Marie Perkuhn from Trier, Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata, head of the Taiwan Research Unit at the Ruhr University Bochum, Dr. Chien Hung-yi, head of the Bochum research project and the research assistant Tamina Renner.

One of the items on the agenda was the translation of the project title into Chinese. After extensive discussion, the choice fell on Taiwan zuo touzhen/Tâi-uân Tsò Thâu-tīn: Zai quanqiu dashi tiaozhan zhong de difang chuangxin 台灣做頭陣:在全球大勢挑戰中的地方創新 (Taiwan as Pioneer - Local Innovation in the Dynamics of Global Megatrends).

The dates for the first workshops were also set and the methodological manual was determined.

TAP Meeting