Events archive

Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Joseph Wong (University of Toronto)
25 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Authoritarian ruling parties are expected to resist democratization, often times at all costs. And yet some of the strongest authoritarian parties in the world have not resisted... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Joseph Wong (University of Toronto)
25 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Authoritarian ruling parties are expected to resist democratization, often times at all costs. And yet some of the strongest authoritarian parties in the world have not resisted democratization, but... Read more
Feng-yi Chu (Oxford)
18 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This presentation addresses a wistful, nostalgia-like sentiment towards Japan that seems to exist in contemporary Taiwanese society, particularly amongst some native Taiwanese elders who... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Feng-yi Chu
18 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This presentation addresses a wistful, nostalgia-like sentiment towards Japan that seems to exist in contemporary Taiwanese society, particularly amongst some native Taiwanese elders who experienced... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
13 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
“People just can't get enough of Cape No. 7. The highest grossing local film in Taiwan's history, Cape No. 7 is now a cultural phenomenon, and only has Titanic's record left to conquer at the... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Fan Yang Choung
13 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
A struggling young rock band singer, Aga (Van Fan), returns to his hometown Hengchun and works as a postman. He comes across an undeliverable piece of mail: seven love letters that were written for a... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
12 November 2014 - 1:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Introduction: A minor structured notes dispute led sign-board worker, Chien Ming-fu to lose 2.5 million dollars, his life savings. Chien sought help from a public interest lawyer, Yeh Yuan-da, and... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr Jamie Allinson (Westminster University), Dr Liu Xin (University of Sussex)
12 October 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Co-sponsored by Oxford University Hong Kong society
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr. Jamie Allinson (Westminister University), Dr. Liu Xin (University of Sussex)
12 October 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Discussant Dr. Jamie Allinson: Lecturer in International Relations, Westminster University; specialising in Historical Sociology, International Relations theory and Political Economy. Dr. Liu Xin:... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Jason Chen (Acer Inc.)
20 May 2014 - 3:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Jason Chen was appointed Acer Corporate President and CEO on 1st January 2014 to take up the important role of leading Acer through its corporate transformation. As a prominent... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Yun-han Chu (National Taiwan University and Aacdemia Sinica)
14 March 2014 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Abstract: I try to resolve the anomaly that in East Asia the diffuse regime support for third-wave democracies are much lower than that of non-democratic regimes. Based on Asian Barometer Survey, I... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr. Ming-chin Monique Chu (Oxford)
3 March 2014 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Abstract: In this book launch, the author will highlight the impact of semiconductor production globalization on U.S.- China-Taiwan security relations. Described by Prof. Peter Nolan as “path-... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr. Richard C. Bush III
28 February 2014 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Abstract: Taiwan has been at the center of U.S. relations with the People’s Republic of China since 1950, if only because the PRC has placed it there. This triangular relationship has evolved... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr. Scott L. Kastner (University of Maryland)
31 January 2014 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Abstract: After long being viewed as potential flashpoint, relations across the Taiwan Strait have stabilized tremendously in recent years, reflecting moderation in the approaches both Beijing and... Read more