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The Taiwan Research Hub brings together researchers from different disciplines and career stages to improve our understanding of Taiwan. We look at the fields of politics, history, culture, society, international relations, and economy.

 

Globally, Taiwan plays a significant role in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific's geopolitical affairs. Taiwan is central to the worldwide technology value chain. It’s often known as an ‘economic miracle’ and a leading example of ‘third wave’ democracies. Its social movements, like the push for marriage equality and the Sunflower Movement, advocating transparency in trade relations with China, highlight its dynamic and evolving democratic status.  

To share our knowledge on Taiwan, we have a book series called Taiwan and World Affairs. We also have our online magazine, Taiwan Insight, and our Facebook and Instagram pages. 

However you choose to participate, we hope the Taiwan Research Hub will provide you with a rich academic community. We welcome you to follow our activities, attend our events, including our annual conference, and submit to Taiwan Insight or our book series.  


 

 

 

Policy Papers

The Taiwan Research Hub has six policy papers annually. The content of the policy papers includes various perspectives on Taiwan. The purpose of these policy papers is to provide constructive suggestions for decision-makers on various global issues related to Taiwan.

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Upcoming events

Rehabilitating Republican China: Historical Memory, National Identity and Authoritarian Fragmentation in Post-Mao China

Date
14 March 2024 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
A27 Humanities, Hybrid, University Park
Description
Dr Qiang Zhang, ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of History, the University of Nottingham discussing Rehabilitating Republican China: Historical Memory, National Identity and Authoritarian Fragmentation in Post-Mao China

A Turbulent Decade: Revisiting the legacy of Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

Date
18 March 2024 (17:00-19:00)
Location:
In person, Senate Chamber LG101, Trent Building, University Park
Description
Joint Workshop A Turbulent Decade: Revisiting the legacy of Taiwan's Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement

 

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Latest news

Taiwan Research Hub PhD Scholarship (2024/25)

Description
The Taiwan Research Hub, in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, is pleased to offer a PhD scholarship to applicants wishing to study in the School beginning in the 2024/25 academic year.
Date:
11 December 2023

UoZ and UoN 2024 Joint Conference Call for Papers Changing dynamics in geopolitics: Implications for Taiwan

Description
A joint conference by the University of Zurich and University of Nottingham 2024 Joint Conference Call for Papers on 20-21 June 2024 to explore changing dynamics in geopolitics: Implications for Taiwan.
Date:
27 November 2023