The Taiwan Studies Programme and Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies present a screening of the documentary Song of the Reed, followed by a roundtable discussion. Song of the Reed is a Taiwanese documentary produced by the Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation and directed by Wu Hsiu-Ching, chronicling the later years of Taiwanese women who were forced into sexual slavery during World War II.
Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in the School of Education, launches LGBT History Month 2017 with a public lecture. Join us for an exploration of the experiences of pink-triangle prisoners at Sachsenhausen and how social context impacts on our concept of citizenship. How does living in a totalitarian regime influence the behaviour of its citizens, and what are the implications for contemporary societies?