Taiwan Studies Programme



  • Cole, JM, Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016: The End of the Illusion (Routledge, 4 March 2020) 
  • Lee, DS and Schuler, P. Publication Testing the “China Model” of Meritocratic Promotions: Do Democracies Reward Less Competent Ministers than Autocracies? Comparative Political Studies 1-36. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0010414019858962
  • Rawnsley, G: Guest edited a special issue of the International Journal of Taiwan Studies on the subject Taiwan, Public Diplomacy and the WHA (3:1)
  • Rawnsley, M Y(ed.) International Journal of Taiwan Studies 3.1, published by Brill in February/March 2020 (online and print). 


  • Bao, H., (2019) ‘Conversion Therapy in Asia’, in Howard Chiang (ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) History.Farmington Hills MI: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 418-422 
  • Bao, H., ‘”Shanghai is Burning”: Extravaganza, transgender Representation and Transnational Cinema’. Global Media and China, 3 (4): 233-255 
  • Cole, J. M., ‘A Structural Analysis of the U.S., China and North Korea Quadrilateral Relationship’, Prospect Journal, No. 20. 
  • Cole, MJ. book publication 《島嶼無戰事2︰難以迴避的價值抉擇》(The End of the Illusion: Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016), 商周出版 (Business Weekly Publishing) , July 7, 2019.
  • Cole, MJ. book chapter "Taiwan's Domestic Dynamics and Foreign Policy," in The Taiwan Issue: Problems and Prospects, Benjamin Schreer, Andrew T. H. Tan, eds (Routledge), July 23, 2019.
  • Cole, MJ. "Canada's October Elections and the Risks of CCP Interference," Inside Policy magazine, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, June 2019.
  • Cole, MJ. book released 島嶼無戰事2︰難以迴避的價值抉擇》(The End of the Illusion: Cross-Strait Relations Since 2016), 9 July 2019.
  • Fulda, A. Taiwan and Hong Kong Have a Stake in Mainland China’s Political Development. They Should Act on It, Available online:  http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/viewpoint/taiwan-and-hong-kong-have-stake-mainland-chinas-political-development, 31 May 2019.
  • Inkster, I, 'Epilogue: Technology's Activists and Global Dynamics', in Pretel, D. and Camprudi, L. eds., Technology and Globalisation. Networks of Experts in World History, Palagrave Macmillan, London, pp.371-388,  
  • Lee, Chun-Yi, Lara Momesso and Chun-Yi Lee, ‘Nation, Migration, Identity: Learning from the cross-Strait Context’, International Migration, published on-line in March 2019, DOI: 10.1111/imig.12576 
  • Lee, Don.S. Forthcoming. Executive-Legislative Relations in East and Southeast Asia: Institutional Separation of Powers and Its Consequences. In David S. Law, Alex Schwartz, and Holning Lau (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Rawnsley, M Y(ed.) International Journal of Taiwan Studies 2.2, published by Brill in September 2019 (online and print). 
  • Reilly, M., (2019) Who was Xi’s Audience? Xi Jinping’s New Year message to “Taiwan Compatriots” in Global Taiwan Brief, volume 4 issue 2, of 30 January -https://globaltaiwan.org/2019/01/vol-4-issue-2/


  • Bao, H., ‘Haunted Gay Identity: Sexuality, Masculinity and Class in Beijing Story’, in Hird, D. and Song, G. (eds) The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, pp. 73-86, 2018. 
  • BAO, H., (2018) Fear of A Queer China$B!G(B WAGIC: Women and Gender in China. Available at: < https://www.wagic.org/blank-2/2018/01/29/Fear-of-A-Queer-China
  • BAO, H., (2018) (From Celluloid Comrades toDigital Video Activism Queer Filmmaking in Postsocialist China  JOMEC Journal: Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, 12: pp. 82-100.
  • Bao, H (2018) Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Queer Politics in Postsoicialist China. Copenhagen: University of Copenhagen NIAS Press.  
  • Bao, H (2018) ‘ The “Marriage” Imagination of the Queer Communities in Asia’, Available at: https://taiwaninsight.org/2018/02/15/the-marriage-imagination-of-the-queer-communities-in-asia/
  • Cole, J. M., ‘The Hard Edge of Sharp Power: Understanding China’s Influence Operations Abroad’, report for the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Ottawa, Canada, 25 October 2018. 
  • Inkster, I., 'Indigenous Resistance and the Tchnological Impwerative.From Chemistry in Birmingham to Camphor Wars in Formosa 1860s-1914', in Pretel, D. and Camprudi, L. eds., Technology and Globalisation. Networks of Experts in World History, Palagrave Macmillan, London, pp. 41-73, 2018. 
  • Inkster, I., and Pomeranz, K., ‘Symposium Review of Tonio Andrade, The Gunpowder Age: China, Military Innovation, and the Rise of the West in World History’, Journal of Chinese History, 1-21, August 2018. 
  • Lee, CY (Cross-Strait Relationship in 2018), Taiwan Insight and IAPS Dialogue
  • Lee, CY Interview by Taipei Times on Diplomatic ally predicament requires new thinking, 13 May 2018
  • Lee, CY, 2018, Chapter 8, ‘Chinese Investment in Taiwan in the Ma Ying-jiu era: the opportunities and the risks’, in Andre Beckrshoff and Gunter Schubert eds., Accessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in Taiwan, Routledge: London and New York, pp.192-207.
  • Lee, CY, 2018, Chapter 9, ‘The China-Taiwan Relationship Before and After 19th Congress’, in Kerry Brown ed., The Chinese 19th Party Congress: Start of a New Era, World Scientific Publisher: Singapore, pp. 205-218.  
  • Lee, Don S, “Democratization and women’s representation in presidential cabinets: Evidence from East and Southeast Asia”, Asian Journal of Political Science, 26:2, 161-180 (with Soonae Park) 
  • Lee, Don S. 2018. "Executive capacity to control legislatures and presidential choice of cabinet ministers in East Asian democracies." Governance 1-19. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/gove.12341
  • Lee, Don S. 2018. "Executive control of bureaucracy and presidential cabinet appointments in East Asian democracies." Regulation & Governance 1-20. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/rego.12190 
  • Rawnsley, M., Editorial, International Journal of Taiwan Studies, 1(2), September 2018. 
  • Rawnsley, M., and Rawnsley, G. D., ‘Science Communication in Taiwan: Rethinking Local and Global’, in Storm, C. (ed.), Connecting Taiwan: Participation, Integration, Impacts, London: Routledge, 2018. 
  • Reilly, M., 'Why China Might welcome a Hard Brexit,' Asia Dialogue, 7 August 2018. 
  • Reilly, M., 'Whales fight, shrimps get hurt', Global Taiwan Brief, vol 3, Issue 16, 22 August 2018
  • Reilly, M. (2018) Narrow Gauge railways of Taiwan, Sugar, Shays and Toil. 
  • Reilly, M  (2018) Vatican-PRC Detente - Another of Taiwan's Diplomatic Relationships at Risk? ( Global Taiwan Brief, 3, 3.
  • Reilly, M (2018) Counter Trade Winds: Prospects for an EU-taiwan Investment Agreement in Global Taiwan Brief, volume 3 no 6 of 21 March 2018.
  • Reilly, Michael, “The Implications of Brexit for East Asia”, ed., with David W.F. Huang, Palgrave Macmillan, July 2018 
  • Sullivan, J, and Lee,D S ‘Soft Power Runs Into Popular Geopolitics: Western Media Frames Democratic Taiwan’, International Journal of Taiwan Studies, 1(1), Forthcoming


  • Bao, Hongwei (2017) 'Queer as Catachresis: Beijing Queer Film Festival in Translation', in Chris Berry and Luke Robindon (eds) Chinese Film Festivals: Sites of Translation. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 67-88.
  • Bao, Hongwei (2017) 'Pluralising Practices in a Neoliberal Knowledge Economy', Critical Inhabitations.
  • Bao, H. (2017) ’China’s “Media War” Before and During the 19th Party Congress’, CPI Analysis, 24 October. Available: https://cpianalysis.org/2017/10/24/chinas-media-war-before-and-during-the-19th-party-congress/
  • Bao, H. (2017) ’Genre, Industry and Politics of Taiwanese Language Cinema’, Taiwan Insights, 25 October. Available: https://taiwaninsight.org/2017/10/25/genre-industry-and-politics-of-taiwanese-language-cinema/
  • Michael Cole. Convergence or Conflict in the Taiwan Strait. London: Routledge, 2016.
  • J. Michael Cole (2017). 'Civic Activism and Protests in Taiwan: Why Size Doesn’t (Always) Matter'. In: Fell, D. (Ed.). (2017). Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou: From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers. Routledge.
  • J. Michael Cole (2017) 'The New Asia Strategy of the U.S.: Continuity with Trumpian Characteristics', Prospect Journal, No. 17.
  • Ian Inkster, Patents and the Victory of the Western World circa 1500-2015, Reaktion, London.
  • Ian Inkster, (2017) 'Written evidence from Professor Ian Inkster (CHI0005)' Parliamentary Select Committee 2017.
  • Chun-Yi Lee. 'Taiwan and China in a Global Value Chain: The Case of the Electronics Industry'. In Taiwan's Impact on China, ed. Steve Tsang. Palgrave, 2016.
  • Chun-Yi Lee and Ming-xi Yin (2017), Chinese Investment in Taiwan: A Challenge or an Opportunity for Taiwan? in Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 46 (1), 37-59.
  • Chun-Yi Lee and Lihyun Lin (2017), When Business meet Politics, China Perspective, 2: 37-47.
  • Scott Pacey. 'Eminence and Edutainment: Chinese Buddhist Monastics as TV Celebrities'. In Religion and the Media in China, ed. Stefania Travagnin, New York: Routledge, 2016, 71-89.
  • Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley, Kuei-fen Chiu and Gary Rawnsley (eds). Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change. London: Routledge, 2017.
  • Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley, James Smyth and Jonathan Sullivan. Taiwanese Media Reform. Journal of the British Association of Chinese Studies 6, December 2016: 66-80.
  • Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley. An Interview with Director Wei Te-sheng Chung Wai. Literary Quarterly 45(3), September 2016: 211-221 (in Chinese).
  • Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley. “Cultural Democratization and Taiwan Cinema”. In Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan, ed. Gunter Shubert. London: Routledge, 2016, 373-388.
  • Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley (2017). ‘Cultural Translation between Local and International: The Golden Harvest Award in Taiwan’. In: Berry, C. and Robinson, L. Chinese film festivals: sites of translation. London: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 57-78.
  • Reilly, M. (2017) Towards an EU-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement: Prospects and Pitfalls, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Reilly, M. (2017) 'The UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger: Good, Bad or Neutral for Taiwan?’, Global Taiwan Brief, 2, 36.
  • Reilly, M. (2017) 'Tackling Taiwan’s “Brain Drain”: The Role of SOE Privatization’, Global Taiwan Brief, 2, 38.
  • Shelley Rigger. Kuomintang Agonistes: Party Politics in the Wake of Taiwan’s 2016 Elections. Orbis 60(4), Fall 2016: 488-503.


  • Cole, J. Michael (2016 Chinese version) 島嶼無戰事:不願面對的和平假象 in Business Weekly, Taiwan
  • Cole, J. Michael (2016) 'Convergence or Conflict’ in the Taiwan Strait The Illusion of Peace?'. Routledge.
  • Rawnsley, M. T. and Sullivan, J,‘Il sistema dei media a Taiwan Orizzonte Cina 7(1). (2016).
  • Rich, T. and Sullivan, J. (2016) 'Elections and the Electoral System' in Handbook of Modern Taiwan Politics and Society. Gunter Schubert ed. London: Routledge.
  • Shelley Rigger. 'Taiwan: Margin, Center, Node'. In The Blackwell Companion to Chinese History, ed. Michael Szonyi, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, 327-342.
  • Shelley Rigger. 'Party Ideology'. In Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan, ed. Gunter Shubert. London: Routledge, 2016, 104-118.
  • Shelley Rigger. "The China Impact on Taiwan's Generational Politics". In Taiwan and the "China Impact": Challenges and Opportunities,ed. Gunter Schubert, London: Routledge, 2016, 70-90.
  • Shelley Rigger. "The 2008 Presidential Election". In Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years, ed. Yun-han Chu, Larry Diamond and Kharis Templeman, Lynne Reinner, 2016, 29-50.
  • Sullivan, J. and Chen, J. (2015) 'Ethnicities in Sinophone Cyberspace'. Asian Ethnicity 16(3).
  • Sullivan, J. (2015) 'Taiwanese Democracy'. In Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies. Tim Wright ed. New York: Oxford University Press.


  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2015) "Ang Lee". Directory of World Cinema: China 2, Gary Bettinson ed., London: Intellect, 87–91.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2015) "Bridging Taiwan and the World: Transdisciplinarity and Science Communications". Framing Transdisciplinarity: Bridging Sciences and Humanities, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley, Jwu-ting Chen, Ji-mao Wang and Kung-pei Tang eds., Taipei: Ministry of Education and National Taiwan University Press, 1–18.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2015) "Dust in the Wind". Gary Bettinson (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: China 2, Gary Bettinson ed., London: Intellect, 173–175.
  • Sullivan, J. (2015) "Taiwanese Democracy". Oxford Bibliographies in Chinese Studies, Tim Wright ed., New York: Oxford University Press.


  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2014) "The Impacts of Changing Ruling Parties in the Twenty-First Century". In Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 43(3), 3-12.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2014) '"Korean Wave" in Taiwan: Cultural Representation of Identities and Food in Korean TV Drama, Daw Jang Geum', in Jeongmee Kim (ed.), Reading Asian Television Drama: Crossing Borders and Breaking Boundaries (London: IB Tauris), pp. 213-234.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (co-authored with Chien-San Feng) (2014) "Anti–Media-Monopoly Policies and Further Democratisation in Taiwan". Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 43(3), 105-128.


  • Lee, C.Y. (2013) "A New Era for Studies on Cross-Strait Relations: Introduction", China Information, 27(1):3-9.
  • Lee, C.Y. (2013) 'Social Dimensions of Changing Cross-Strait Relationship', in Richard Weixing Hu (ed.), New Dynamics in Cross-Taiwan Straits Relations: How Far Can the Rapprochement Go? (London: Routledge), pp. 190-203.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y., (2013), 'Taiwanese-Language Cinema: State versus Market, National versus Transnational', Oriental Archive 81, pp437-458.
  • Sullivan, J. (2013) "Electronic resources in the study of elite political behaviour in Taiwan". The China Quarterly 213: 172-188.
  • Sullivan, J. (2013) "Taiwan's 2012 presidential election". Political Studies Review 11(1): 65-74.
  • Sullivan, J. and Sapir, E. (2013) Strategic cross-Strait discourse: Comparing three presidential terms. China Information 27(1): 11-30.


  • Rawnsley, G. (2012) "Approaches to soft power and public diplomacy in China and Taiwan". Journal of International Communication. 18(2): 121-135.
  • Rawnsley, G. and M.Y. Rawnsley (2012) 'The Media in Democratic Taiwan', in David Blundell (ed.), Taiwan Since Martial Law (University of California Press), pp.395-418.
  • Rawnsley, G. and Qian Gong (2012) "The Media and the Vitality of Democratic Taiwan: A Study of How Journalists and Politicians See Themselves and Each Other", in Steve Tsang (ed.), The Vitality of Taiwan (Palgrave Macmillan), pp.98-117.
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. (2012), 'Documentary in Taiwan', in Gary Bettinson (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: China (London: Intellect).
  • Rawnsley, M.Y. 'Cinema Identity and Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on A City of Sadness and The Wind that Shakes the Barley', LSE Journal Taiwan in Compaprative Perspective vol.4, December 2012, pp89-107.
  • Sullivan, J. (2012) "External engagement in Taiwan studies". Issues and Studies 48(2): 195-215.
  • Sullivan, J. (2012) Election campaigning since the martial law era. In D. Blundell (ed.) Taiwan Since Martial Law: Economics, Politics, Society. (Taipei: National Taiwan University Press): 348-74.
  • Sullivan, J. and Sapir, E. (2012) "Ma Ying-jeou's presidential discourse". Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 41 (3): 33-68.
  • Sullivan, J. and Sapir, E. (2012) "Modeling negative campaign advertising: Evidence from Taiwan". Asian Journal of Communication 64(1): 289-303.
  • Sullivan, J. and Sapir, E. (2012) "Nasty or nice? Explaining positive and negative campaigning in Taiwan". The China Journal, 67: 149-68.
  • Taylor, J.E. and Huang, G.C., (2012) "Deep changes in interpretive currents?: Chiang Kai-shek studies in the post-Cold War era". International Journal of Asian Studies. 9(1), 99-12.
  • Tsang, S. (2012) "Ma Ying-jeou’s re-election: implications for Taiwan and East Asia", Pacific Review, vol.25, no.3, July 2012, 387-401.
  • Tsang, S. (2012) "The U.S. Military and American Commitment to Taiwan's Security". The Asian Survey, vol.52, no.4, July/August 2012, 777-797.
  • Tsang, S. (2012) The Vitality of Taiwan: Politics, Economics Society and Culture (ed.) (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

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