Events

Taiwan in Transition? Initial Impressions of the Tsai Ing-wen Administration

Taiwan Studies Workshop 9:45am - Introductory Remarks: Hon. Stanley Kao, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States. 10:15am - Shelley Rigger, Davidson College 11:15am - Scott Kennedy, Center for Strategic and International Studies 1:00pm - Kuen-da (Dalton) Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology 2:00pm - Alan Romberg, Stimson Center  

Beijing Faces its Periphery: Update on Hong Kong and Taiwan

Speaker: Dr. Richard Bush, Brookings Institution: Senior Fellow, the Richard H. Armacost Chair, the Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies,  Director of  the Center for East Asia Policy Studies, and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center;  former Chairman and Managing Director of the American Institute in Taiwan Critical Issues […]

Ma Ying-jeou: From Harvard Law School to the Presidential Office

Harvard Law School, Austin North (Room 100) 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, United States

Speaker: Ma Ying-jeou, S.J.D.‘81, Former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Co-sponsored by the East Asian Legal Studies program at the Harvard Law School.  

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

CGIS Knafel K262 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

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 […]

Living on the Edge: Korean Brothels in Colonial Taiwan

Speaker: Jin Jungwon, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica; HYI Visiting Scholar Chair/Discussant: Elizabeth Remick, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University Harvard-Yenching Institute lunch talk, co-sponsored with the Korea Institute Despite its wide practice, the sex trade and sex industry in Taiwan and Korea had never been put under governmental control before […]

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 […]

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

Panel Discussion – The Taiwan Elections of 2018: Implications for the Future

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

Listen again:  Panelists: Ming-sho Ho, National Taiwan University Chang-ling Huang, National Taiwan University Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College