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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Taiwan Lecture Series - Opening Session: Understanding Taiwan's Political History (1945-2000) through 11 Advertisements


Dafyydd Fell (Department of Political and International Studies of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)

Date, Time und Location
September 12, 2017, 4–6 pm, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Room ZUB 416, Zürichbergstrasse 4, 8032 Zürich


In this interactive talk Dafyydd Fell takes his audience on a journey through Taiwan's political history from 1945-2000 through the lens of political advertising. Through content analysis of eleven TV advertisements, he will discuss alternative partisan perspectives on this period and the development of multi-party politics after democratization. When looking at the advertisements he will ask the audience to consider what is good political advertising? The talk is also semi-autobiographical, as Dr Fell discusses how he made the transition from a University of Leeds Chinese Studies student to a political scientist specialising on Taiwan.


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