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In the Wake of the 2020 Taiwan Election: A New Era for Taiwan, China, and the U.S - Forum


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Grassroots Diplomacy Council (GDC) –TBAACo-Sponsored by Center for Asian Studies, University of Texas at DallasTaiwan Benevolent Association of America (TBAA)Introduction (1:30-1:40 p.m.)

Dr. Jennifer Holmes, Dean, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, UTDDennis M. Kratz, Founding Director of the Center for Asian Studies, UTDChanel 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

Friday, February 21 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Cecil H. Green Hall (GR), GR 3.420
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

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