The Taiwan Studies Programme is delighted to announce that Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, will be presenting the first of the 2016/17 series of Taiwan Studies lectures on “The third democratic regime change of Taiwan in 2016: context, significance and assessment”.
Professor Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao is currently distinguished research fellow, Institute of sociology, Academia Sinica,; professor of sociology in National Taiwan University ( Taipei) and National Sun Yat-sen University ( Kaoshiung); and chair professor of Hakka studies, National Central University ( Chung –Li, Taoyuan ).
His current research areas are a. middle class, civil society and democratization in Asia, environmental history, b. climate governance, and risk society in Taiwan , and c. Hakka ethnic experiences in Taiwan and Southeast Asia. His recent edited publications Chinese Middle Classes: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and China ( Routledge, 2014), Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asia ( Routledge, 2014), Policy Responses to Precarious Work in Asia ( IOS, Academia Sinica, 2015), Lessons of Taiwan’s Local Environments ( Chu-Liu Books, 2015), How to Cope with China Risks: The Challenges for Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese Firms ( University of Tokyo, 2016), and Youth and Social Change in Taiwan and Hong Kong ( Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016).
This lecture is free and to register, please email Mandy Felton.
13 — 14 July 2022
21 July 2022
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