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What Can We Expect After Taiwan's 2022 Midterm Elections?

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Thursday 1st December 2022 (12:00-13:30)

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The University of Nottingham's Taiwan Studies Programme presents an on online panel talk with speakers Brian Hioe, founding editor of New Bloom Magazine, Prof. Chung-min Tsai, National Chengchi University and Prof.Ching-Hsin Yu, National Chengchi University.

What Can We Expect After Taiwan’s 2022 Midterm Elections?

Thursday 1 December 2022, 12 noon UK time/8 pm Taipei time—1:30 pm UK time/9:30 pm Taipei time- Online only  

Taiwan’s midterm elections, which will be held on November 26 this year, will have significant implications not only for Taiwan, but also its relations with the United States and the People’s Republic of China. They will also give some indication of public sentiment in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential election. In this webinar, four panellists will analyse the election results from different perspectives, including domestic party politics, generational politics, and international relations.

About the Speakers

Brian Hioe is one of the founding editors of New Bloom Magazine, an online magazine covering activism and youth politics in Taiwan and the Asia Pacific, founded in the wake of the 2014 Sunflower Movement. In his capacity as such, he helps run Daybreak Cafe, a community space and coffee shop started by New Bloom. He also is a freelance journalist that writes regularly for The Diplomat and other publications, and a freelance translator. 

Chung-Min Tsai is a Professor at the Department of Political Science and Associate Dean of the College of Social Sciences at National Chengchi University, Jointly Appointed Professor at Taipei School of Economics and Political Science at National Tsing Hua University in Hsingchu, and the editor of Taiwanese Political Science Review. His academic interests include comparative politics, political economy, international relations of East Asia, and China studies. 

Ching-Hsin Yu is a Research Fellow and Director of Election Study Centre, National Chengchi University. Prof. Yu’s research expertise includes comparative politics, political institutions, parties and elections, voting behaviour, democratization theory, research design and methodology.

This webinar will be chaired and moderated by Dr. Chun-yi Lee, Director of Taiwan Studies Program, University of Nottingham 


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