The 2018 Spotlight Taiwan project in Riga

Organized by Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia and LU Baltic Research Center for East Asian Studies, the seminar “2018 Spotlight Taiwan: Language and Cultural Identity in Taiwan and the Baltics” was convened on November 7 at the National Library of Latvia.

Mr. Andy Chin, Representative of Taipei Mission in the Republic of Latvia gave a welcome remarks and highlighted Taiwan’s efforts in the preservation of languages and cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples in Taiwan.

Dr. Apay Ai-yu Tang, Assistant Professor of Department of Indigenous Languages and Communications of National Dong Hwa University, delivered a presentation on “Indigenous people and cultures in Taiwan”. The seminar was packed with participants from universities, academies as well as research institutes.