Faculty of Humanities Universitas Indonesia and The Taipei Economic Trading Organization (TETO) holds a postgraduate student international seminar on September 13th, 2023 in Faculty of Humanities Universitas Indonesia, Depok Campus. The theme of this seminar is Taiwan in East and Southeast Asia: Responding to the Pandemic Aftermath. Participants were joining the event on site and through online meeting. Aside from Universitas Indonesia, participating students are from National Cheng Kung University, National Taiwan Normal University, National Chengchi University, and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology.
In his opening remarks of the seminar, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities Universitas Indonesia Dr. Bondan Kanumoyoso, S.S., M.Hum. expressed his delight on this latest collaboration between the faculty and TETO. He believed the conference was an important event for students, as it will provide them with valuable insights and information about Taiwan and pandemic aftermath—an essential topic to their education and future careers.
Over the past three years as the international community Taiwan sought to mitigate and manage the effects of the pandemic, individuals, governments and industry have generated new ideas and new solutions in all aspects such gender, history, social, politics, cultures, diplomacy, technology of information, et cetera. The Director of Education Division of TETO, Grace Ou, also delivered her remarks in this occasion and expressed her support for this postgraduate seminar.
This seminar brings Prof. Ann Heylen from the National Taiwan Normal University as the Keynote Speaker. Prof. Heylen talks about “Introduction to Taiwan Studies: Opportunities and Challenges”.In addition to the keynote speech, the seminar was also holding interactive panel discussions, which allow for an open exchange of ideas and opinions between the speakers and the attendees from different institutions.
This seminar is one of the series of events on the collaboration between TETO and the Faculty of Humanities. Earlier, in August the faculty and TETO have produced three videos on Taiwanese Culture Series.