Events

Critical Issues Confronting China Series featuring Bonnie Glaser – How Great is the Risk of War Over Taiwan?

  https://youtu.be/gvHLF-1zjc0 https://soundcloud.com/fairbank-center/how-great-is-the-risk-of-war-over-taiwan-with-bonnie-glaser There is an intense debate among experts over the likelihood of a near-term Chinese invasion of Taiwan. Senior US military officers have warned that a PRC military action could take place in the next six years. Such dire predictions are largely based on estimates of PLA capabilities. But even if China can […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop Featuring Lev Nachman – Why is Unification So Unpopular in Taiwan? It’s the PRC Political System, Not Just Culture

Presented via Zoom

Topics: Speaker: Lev Nachman, Hou Family Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard UniversityLev Nachman received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. His dissertation Movement Parties in Contested States: Taiwan’s Post- Sunflower Movement Parties focuses on contested states, examining why some flourish while others decline.Also Streaming on YouTube Transcript: Download […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop featuring Jaewoong Jeon – Sugar and Commodity Form: Manifestations in Colonial Taiwan and Korea

Presented via Zoom

Topics: Speaker: Jaewoong Jeon, Postdoctoral Fellow in Global History, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Postdoctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Moderator: Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College; Fairbank Center Associate This talk will not be recorded for future viewing. This talk is co-sponsored by the […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop – Taiwan Elections 2022: The Politicians’ Perspective

Presented via Zoom

On November 26, Taiwan will be holding elections for nine local jurisdictions ranging from mayors of special municipalities such as Taipei to county magistrates down to the village chiefs. As the 2024 Presidential election approaches, this so-called “Nine in One Election” will be carefully watched for clues to the relative strength of Taiwan’s parties. On […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop – Taiwan Elections 2022: The Analysts’ Perspective

Presented via Zoom

On November 26, Taiwan will be holding elections for nine local jurisdictions ranging from mayors of special municipalities such as Taipei to county magistrates down to the village chiefs. As the 2024 Presidential election approaches, this so-called “Nine in One Election” will be carefully watched for clues to the relative strength of Taiwan’s parties. On […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop – Taiwan Elections 2022: Examining the Results

Presented via Zoom

Panelists:Lev Nachman, National Chengchi UniversitySara Newland, Smith CollegeChia-hung Tsai, National Chengchi University; 2022-2023 Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Moderator: Steven M. Goldstein, Fairbank Center Associate The opposition Kuomintang party achieved what some consider to be a “blue wave” in the November 26 elections for local government offices by winning a total of thirteen […]

Visiting Scholars Present: Taiwan Studies

CGIS South Room S250 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Fairbank Center visiting scholars will share the work of Taiwan filmmaker Edward Yang, research on Qing Dynasty Taiwan war preparations, and new findings on U.S. views of U.S.-China AI competition. Please join us for this fascinating workshop! Presenters: Ruochen Bo, 2022-23 Hou Family Pre-doctoral Fellow in Taiwan Studies Bo will talk about the iconic Taiwan […]

Taiwan Studies Workshop Panel Discussion: Elections in Taiwan 2024

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Richard C. Bush, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Center for East Asia Policy Studies (CEAP), Brookings InstitutionJIA Qingguo, Director and Professor, Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding, Peking UniversityWei-Ting Yen, Assistant Professor […]

Election Results in Taiwan: Assessing Their Impact on Taiwan’s Political Development and Cross Strait Relations

Presented via Zoom

Speakers:Douglas H. Paal, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Director, American Institute in Taiwan (2002–2006)Sarah Liu, Senior Lecturer in Gender and Politics, University of EdinburghJi Ye, Graduate Institute for Taiwan Studies, Xiamen University Chair: Steven Goldstein, Taiwan Studies Workshop Director, Harvard University Fairbank Center Presented via Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jsuQw_ArSrS330mlcOHzxw Venue