Ramifications of the January 2020 Taiwan Presidential Election

January 20, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Mānoa Campus, https://hawaii.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O1CpEmciSbybTI9uI0V Add to Calendar

The presentation will focus on the challenges and accomplishments of the second Tsai Ing-wen administration, offer views on the upcoming 2022 local (9 in 1) elections as well as the 2024 presidential election, and discuss overall changes in the Taiwan political landscape. Bill Sharp (we.sharp@gmail.com) is president of Sharp Translation and Research, LLC. He taught?East Asian politics at Hawaii Pacific University for 23 years, and has taught at the University of Hawai‘i, M?noa, and Chaminade University. He wrote “Look East,” a monthly column for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and hosted Asia in Review. Both his column and TV show focused on contemporary Asian affairs, and in 2012, he published the book Random Views of Asia from the Mid-Pacific. In 2016, he was awarded the Taiwan Fellowship by the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to enable him to research Taiwan political polarization at the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica. During late 2017 and early 2018, he was a Fellow in the Center for Taiwan Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai, and in 2020 returned to Taiwan on another Taiwan Fellowship.

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