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Fwd: [taiwan-events] Guest Lectures Spring Semester 2021

Dear colleagues and friends,

The Taiwan Studies Project of the University of Zurich would like to warmly invite you to the following upcoming guest lectures, within the Zurich Taiwan Lecture Series (, and to one Roundtable Panel on COVID 19, China and Taiwan, this spring semester: ------------------------- Guest Lecture 1: Dr. Dafydd Fell (SOAS) and Dr. Simona Grano (SOAS/UZH): "A discussion of environmental politics in Taiwan, starting from the book 'Taiwan Green Parties, Alternative Politics in Taiwan". More information at: Time: May 5, 2021 14.00-15.30 AM (Zurich); 13.00-14.30 (London) Online on Microsoft Teams. Registration at: Contact: PD.Dr. Simona Grano ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Guest Lecture 2: Prof. Dr. Ming-sho Ho (National Taiwan University): “Challenging Beijing's Mandate of Heaven: Perspectives from Taiwan and Hong Kong”. More information at: Time: May 19, 2021 10:15 - 11.45 AM (Zurich); 16.15-17.45 (Taipei standard time) Online on Microsoft Teams. Registration at: Contact: PD.Dr. Simona Grano ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Guest Lecture 3: Prof. Dr. Lut Lams (KU Leuven): "Framing Analysis of the 2016 Taiwan Presidential Election Campaign". More information at: Time: May 20, 2021 10.15-11.45 AM (Zurich, Madrid, Rome) Online on Microsoft Teams. Registration at:

Contact: PD.Dr. Simona Grano ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 4) Roundtable Panel: "COVID 19 and the WHO: China's and Taiwan's role in international organisations and the multilateral order" University of Zurich, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies in cooperation with the Institute of European and American Studies - IEAS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. More information at: Time: May 29, 2021. 10.00-12.00 AM (Zurich); 09.00-11.00 AM (UK); 16.00-18.00 PM (Taipei) Online on Microsoft Teams. Registration at: Participants (in alphabetical order): 1) Dr. Simona A. Grano, Convenor/Moderator. University of Zurich. 2) Dr. Chun-Yi Lee: "Digital Democracy, Coping with Pandemic". University of Nottingham, England.3) Prof. Ching-Fu Lin: "Breaking State-Centric Shackles in the WHO: Taiwan as a Catalyst for a New Global Health Order”. National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. 4) Dr. Bonny Ling: "China in the UN System: Beyond COVID and the WHO". Institute for Human Rights and Business, London, England. 5) Prof. Chien-Huei Wu: “Vaccine nationalism, vaccine diplomacy and the waning authority of WHO in global health governance". Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Contact: PD. Dr. Simona Grano

We would be pleased to see you at our guest lectures! Prior registration for all events is required: Best regards Simona Grano

PD Dr. Simona A. Grano

Lecturer and Research Associate,

Institute for Asian and Oriental Studies

University of Zurich

Zürichbergstrasse 4

8032 Zürich

T: +41 44 63 43185

Twitter: @GranoSimona


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