Events

The February 28th Incident: Imperial Legacies and War Aftermath in Taiwan, 1947

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Victor Louzon, Postdoctoral Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University The February 28th Incident, as the 1947 Taiwanese rebellion against Guomindang rule and its bloody suppression are known, is perhaps the most notorious episode in modern Taiwanese history. This talk offers new insights on this event, exploring the dynamics of decolonization and demobilization …

The February 28th Incident: Imperial Legacies and War Aftermath in Taiwan, 1947

David Huang – Accommodating America?: Understanding U.S. Influence in Xi’s Policy Toward Taiwan

The Ash Center invites you to a discussion with David Huang, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies (IEAS), Academia Sinica, Taiwan and Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University for a discussion to better understand how the U.S. has influenced Xi Jinping's policy toward Taiwan. This talk will be moderated by Ash …

David Huang – Accommodating America?: Understanding U.S. Influence in Xi’s Policy Toward Taiwan

Stalemate Across the Taiwan Strait: A Trip Report

Speakers:  Michael Szonyi, Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College Robert Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston College

Jennifer Hsieh – Noise, Decibels, and the Paradox of Reproducibility in Urban Taiwan

Davison Room, Music Building 3 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Jennifer Hsieh, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies Jennifer Hsieh holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Stanford University and comes to the Fairbank Center from the University of Amsterdam where she was a Vossius Fellow. Part of the Graduate Music Forum Friday Lunch Talk Series

Douglas Paal – The Taiwan Relations Act at Forty

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Speaker: Douglas Paal, Distinguished Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Director, American Institute in Taiwan

Margaret K. Lewis – Why Law Matters in Taiwan

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Listen to an interview with Margaret Lewis on our "Harvard on China" podcast. Download and read the transcript of this podcast interview here. Speaker: Margaret K. Lewis, Seton Hall University School of Law Professor Margaret Lewis’s research focuses on law in mainland China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice. Professor Lewis has been …

Margaret K. Lewis – Why Law Matters in Taiwan

Shelley Rigger – Taiwan’s Tumultuous “normal election”

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA

Read event summary here Speaker: Shelley Rigger, Davidson College Shelley Rigger, is the Brown Professor of East Asian Politics at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. She has a PhD in Government from Harvard University and a BA in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University. She has been a visiting researcher at National Chengchi …

Shelley Rigger – Taiwan’s Tumultuous “normal election”

Hsin-Hsin Pan – Foreign Visits and the Image of National Security Defender: An Analysis of Voter Attitudes in Taiwan

Speaker: Hsin-Hsin Pan, Post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Humanities and Social Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan Discussant: Chong Ja Ian, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore This paper looks into the effect of foreign visits to major powers on an image of national security defenders for politicians of minor …

Hsin-Hsin Pan – Foreign Visits and the Image of National Security Defender: An Analysis of Voter Attitudes in Taiwan

Webinar – The Challenge of COVID-19: The Taiwan Experience

Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies · The Challenge of COVID 19: The Taiwan Experience Read and download the transcript of this event here.   Speakers: Jen-Hsiang Chuang, Deputy Director-General at Centers for Disease Control, Taiwan Steve Kuo, President, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan Moderators: Winnie Yip, Professor of the Practice of Global Health Policy and …

Webinar – The Challenge of COVID-19: The Taiwan Experience

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 …

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