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In the Wake of the 2020 Taiwan Election: A New Era for Taiwan, China, and the U.S - Forum
Friday, Feb. 21
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: GR 3.420


(Please park in lot A or B)

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Organized by

  • Grassroots Diplomacy Council (GDC) –TBAA
  • Co-Sponsored by Center for Asian Studies, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Taiwan Benevolent Association of America (TBAA)

Introduction (1:30-1:40 p.m.)

  • Dr. Jennifer Holmes, Dean, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, UTD
  • Dennis M. Kratz, Founding Director of the Center for Asian Studies, UTD
  • Chanel Lee, The President, Taiwan Benevolence Association of America (TBAA)
  • Yinglee Tseng, Managing Director, Grassroots Diplomacy Council (GDC)

Keynote Speech (1:40-2:40 p.m.)
The 2020 Taiwan Election and International Relations: Taiwan between China and America
Chris Achen, Professor of Politics, Princeton University

Round Table (3-4:30 p.m.)

  • “The Dynamic of the Taiwan’s 2020 Election, Party Politics, and the future.” by Dennis Lu Chung Weng, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Sam Houston State University
  • “Taiwan's 2020 Election in Comparative Perspective - Britain Votes for Brexit” by Harold Clarke, Ashbel Smith Professor, University of Texas at Dallas and Dr. Hans Stockton, Director of Center for International Studies
  • "Challenges and Opportunities for Taiwan: The Future of Cross-Strait and US-Taiwan Relations." by Dr. Yao-yuan Yeh, Assistant Professor, St. Thomas University
  • “Cross-strait Relations after 2020 Election in Taiwan” by Chih-chiang Lo (羅智強), City Councilman of Taipei City, ROC

Dr.Karl Ho
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