History and culture are the frames that prescribe how we understand what is happening around us. The Ketagalan Project presents in-depth interviews and thoughts on how art, culture, history and politics intertwine through time and space to connect us. Find out about the cosmopolitan modern Taipei downtown in the 1920s, the gay subculture in the 1970s, the future of aboriginal culture and more, below.

台東小鎮,道地義大利麵

我坐在 Giovanni 與 Coco Filippini 的廚房、汗流浹背,但當我看到他們拿著一瓶冰涼的聖沛黎洛 (San Pellegrino) 氣泡水出來時,我就知道頂著酷熱、跋山涉水來到這間隱密的義大利餐廳是值得的。

純素烘焙義賣在台北紮根

去年這個活動在台北獲得意料之外的成功,有超過 700 人來到活動現場狹窄的店面,所有的商品在兩小時內銷售一空。是故,今年主辦單位擴大了活動的規模。

臺灣新純素運動

新純素主義強調世俗淡化宗教成分,著重於動物權、健康、和平以及環境主義,也具有相當不同的面貌和語言。

The New Vegan Movement in Taiwan

New veganism, like the new vegetarianism that came before it, is secular, focused more on animal rights, health, peace, and environmentalism. It also has a very different look and language.

發現台灣離島之美-下

在此系列文下回中要介紹的是位處台灣海峽、目視可見中國的金門與馬祖,以及在台灣另外一側、位處太平洋的綠島。

Digital Technologies Utilized for the Common Good

Part of a continuing series, Lighthouse: Dispatches on Taiwanese Democracy, where we explore how democracy has deepened its roots on this island nation.   #4. Digital technologies are utilized for the common good Citizens were active on the streets and in polling...

Discovering Taiwan’s Offshore Islands: Part 2

Alongside Japan and Italy, Green Island is home to one of the only three saltwater hot-springs in the world. The Jhaorih Saltwater hot-springs are open all year round with open air pools right on the ocean’s edge – a fantastic spot to enjoy an evening surrounded by the views and sounds of the Pacific.

發現台灣離島之美-上

在澎湖,你可以看到稀有野生動物、可以看到原始海灘、可以看到古代福建是建築,還有澎湖的象徵雙心石滬,多種願望,一次滿足!

Tsai’s Inauguration is Taiwan’s Coming Out Party

By simultaneously translating all the performances from Chinese into English the larger Taiwan narrative is made accessible to an international audience, and a message that Taiwan is a democratic beacon worth celebrating and defending.

情緒化的台灣民意

台灣遲遲無法決定死刑的立場反映出台灣政治立場的不定,最近發生的慘案使台灣又必須面對難以釐清的老問題:死刑的長短處及建立更全面的心理健康系統,但這些爭論的關鍵點仍是政治取向。

Taiwan the Temperamental

What is strange is that support of the death penalty in Taiwan is so strong, despite how it’s characteristic of authoritarian countries – something that Taiwan tries so hard not to be.

書評:中華鄰國,台灣

高格孚教授以人類學者的角度,對台灣與中國關係提出了一個創新的看法。台灣在國際社會中是一個獨立自主的實體,但同時也是反映出了對中國的錯綜複雜。

台灣十大同志友善地點

儘管同志婚姻尚未合法化,開放的台灣已經吸引到許多人相繼來台拜訪這個同志友善國家。以下將介紹十個台灣最受歡迎以及最重要的同志聚集地、活動和組織:

Book Review: Neighbor of China, Taiwan

Stephen Corcuff parallels two regimes that has ruled Taiwan in the past: the regime of Koxinga (鄭成功) in the late 1680s, and the administration of President Ma Ying-jeou along with the Nationalists he led at the dawn of the twenty-first century.

投給小黨的票去哪了?

雖然有近200萬的選民不能將他們最支持的政黨送入立法院,但公民團體、組織已經帶動全國性的討論風氣,台灣政治氣象將只會更加生氣蓬勃,而台灣也將成為更完善的民主國家。

黃學正廚師:「鈍活運動」

讓他扮演這麼多角色的背後原因,來自於他一直深信的「鈍活運動」。身為紐西蘭人,他將世界視為他的後院。他希望能同時享受工作及生活,這樣的精神深深影響著他的價值觀。而這些想法又是怎麼轉換成「鈍活」的哲學呢?