Security Dilemma or Normative Dilemma?

Conflicts among the Countries Involved with the North Korean Nuclear Crisis [alaya_dropcap]W[/alaya_dropcap]ith North Korea, South Korea, and the Trump administration making headlines recently about North Korea’s conciliatory efforts to establish better relations between itself and the rest of the world, it was with great honor that NCCU was able to have Dr. Ray Dongryul Kim […]

Catalonia Independence Referendum

[alaya_dropcap]O[/alaya_dropcap]n Monday, June 4th National Chengchi University hosted Taiwan Fellowship visiting scholar Prof. María del Mar Llera Llorente to give a conference on her work regarding the recent Catalonia Independence Referendum. Prof. Llera Llorente is a Spanish academic who is currently an associate professor at University of Seville, Spain. On October 1st, 2017 Catalonia, Spain […]

College of Social Sciences’ David Holm talks social responsibility and helping migrant schoolchildren learn Mandarin

[alaya_dropcap]T[/alaya_dropcap]he College of Social Sciences hosted its first workshop on university social responsibility. The theme was to provide an action plan for local students from Vietnam who are at risk of falling through the social cracks in a Mandarin-speaking society. The day-long program was the result of the CSS and departmental coordination. That morning the […]

Human Security and Governance in Myanmar— Brendan Howe

[alaya_dropcap]P[/alaya_dropcap]rofessor Brendan Howe from EWHA Women’s University, Seoul was at the Institute of International Relations (IIR), NCCU recently to speak about the Human Security and Governance in Myanmar. His paper was being commented by Associate Professor Herman J. Kraft, Associate Professor, University of Philippines and Associate Professor Christian Schafferer from Overseas Chinese University. The session […]

Youth Political Participation & Socialization: Comparing Taiwan & Iran

Taiwan Foundation for Democracy Fellow, Afsaneh Seifinaji, discusses her research on youth political participation and socialization in Taiwan and Iran [alaya_dropcap]O[/alaya_dropcap]n May 31, 2018, the College of Social Sciences (CSS) and the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (TFD) welcomed Afsaneh Seifinaji to present her current research project to faculty and students of NCCU. Seifinaji is a […]

Development Aid in the South Pacific Region

[alaya_dropcap]N[/alaya_dropcap]CCU was happy to recently have Prof. Baiq spoke about aid politics in South Pacific Region (SPR). As the South Pacific is a huge region, for the sake of ease, it is sometimes divided into three sub-regions: Melanesia (the word Mela means Black); Micronesia (Micro meaning tiny) and Polynesia (the word Poly means many). In […]

New Southbound Policy Workshop I: Regional Perspectives

Visiting Scholars from the Philippines and Indonesia share their perspectives of the Tsai administration’s New Southbound Policy two years after its implementation [alaya_dropcap]O[/alaya_dropcap]n May 11, 2018, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS) at National Chengchi University (NCCU), in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of China (ROC), hosted a […]