03/05 (Tue)

Opening Hours 9:00-17:00

Where did I Leave My Footprints? Lin Xian-tang’s Journey to Europe
Lin Xian-tang (1881-1956), one of the figures in Traveling in Time Exhibition, was the leader of the Lin Family from Wufeng, Taichung. On May 15, 1927, he took the Fengshan Ferry from the Keelung Port with his two sons Pan-long and You-long starting to travel around in Europe and America. They spent 378 days visiting ten countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Switzerland. In his diary, Lin Xian-tang wrote of what he had seen in his journey and hoped to broaden Taiwanese’s knowledge of Western culture. Now, let’s follow Lin’s steps by reading The Diary of Mr. Guan-yuan in 1927 to visit Europe!
Exhibition Information: Her History in Taiwan

Her History in Taiwan

Welcome to discover the voices and stories of Taiwanese women with us! This special exhibition, entitled “Her History in Taiwan,” showcases various materials relating to women’s history, which have been deposited in the Archives of the Institute of Taiwan History (ITH). The range of items in this exhibition dates back from the Qing Dynasty to the Japanese colonial period. The topics include “Traditional Women,” “the Transition of Fate,” and “Self Expression.” They illustrate how Taiwanese women emerge from traditional family to the modern job market and social activities with activism and independence.

The collections in this exhibition are selected from the digital archives of the ITH and include the marriage documents, contracts, photographs, diaries, and personal documents. With the help of advanced digital technology, not only can we preserve the diversity of Taiwan's historical archives, but this also allows us to witness the change in women’s status from dependency to autonomy during the past century in Taiwan. Please join us in exploring how women, once concealed behind closed doors, became independent figures in history of their own right.

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011 – Monday, October 31, 2011
Opening hours:
    9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
    2F, Joint Library of Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, No.128, Sec.2, Academia Road, Nangang District, Taipei City
    Taiwan E-Learning & Digital Archives Program – Institutional Project of Academia Sinica
    Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica‧Digitization & Value-added Project of Taiwan Historical Archives
    Digital Archive Architecture Laboratory (DAAL), Academia Sinica‧Computing Center‧Digital Media Team
Tour Reservation:
    02-26525277‧26525279 Ms. LIN, YU-WEN (betty168@gate.sinica.edu.tw)
Exhibition Website
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