The third democratic regime change of Taiwan in 2016: context, significance and assessment

  • Start Date: November 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm
  • End Date: November 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm
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  • Location: A2, Law and Social Sciences Building
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FINAL-EVE-4x3LCD_1550x1125px-TAIWAN_Studies-CMG-SEPT16The 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”.

Speaker Biography

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.

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