New Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 2/2018

"The Making and Operation of Everyday Authoritarianism in Taiwan during the Cold War" is the focus of the latest issue of our Journal of Current Chinese Affairs. The contributions offer analyses of women's labour, censorship, wartime rhetoric, and other matters influencing everyday life in Taiwan at the time.

Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol. 47, No. 2 (2018)


  • Isabelle Cheng, Táňa Dluhošová: No Distant Memory: Rethinking the State, Its Citizens, and Authoritarianism in Everyday Life
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Research Articles

  • Táňa Dluhošová: Censorship and Publication Control in Early Post-War Taiwan: Procedures and Practices
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  • Isabelle Cheng: Saving the Nation by Sacrificing Your Life: Authoritarianism and Chiang Kai-shek's War for the Retaking of China
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  • Lutgard Lams, Dr. Wei-lun Lu: Puppets, Compatriots, and Souls in Heaven: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Chiang Kai-shek's Early Wartime Rhetoric
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  • Pin-Tsang Tseng: The Wartime Regime and the Development of Public Diet in Taiwan (1947–1950s)
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  • Elisa Tamburo: Authoritarianism in the Living Room: Everyday Disciplines, Senses, and Morality in Taiwan's Military Villages
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  • Chang-hui Chi: Learning to Drink Sorghum Liquor: Taste and Consumption in Military Front-Line Jinmen, Taiwan
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  • Hsiao-Chiao Chiu: Women's Labour, Kinship, and Economic Changes in Jinmen in the Era of Authoritarian Rule
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Other News

Cooperation |

PINPoints is the biannual online publication of PIN. Each issue contains an overview of past and future events, reports of PIN related activities and, most importantly, articles with the latest developments and insights in international negotiation research.

Award |

For the second time, a young researcher from the GIGA receives the Leibniz Dissertation Award. Dr. Felix Haaß was awarded the prize for his dissertation “Buying Democracy? The Political Economy of Foreign Aid, Power-Sharing Governments, and Post-Conflict Political Development.”

In brief |

Panel discussion with GIGA President Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar at the KörberForum in Hamburg.