Thursday, April 01, 2010

4/21 GWU Conference: Navigating Coss Strait Relations

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The Sigur Center for Asian Studies Cordially Invites You To a Conference On:

Navigating Cross-Strait Relations:
Taiwan's Domestic and International Imperatives

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Lindner Family Commons
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, 6th Floor

10:00-10:30 am - Welcome and Opening Remarks
Welcome: Shawn McHale, Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies
Opening Remarks: Jason Yuan, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office

10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Panel I: Taiwan's External Environment: Implications for Cross-Strait Ties
Shirley Kan, Specialist, Congressional Research Service
Phillip Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Teng Chung-Chian, Professor and Dean, College of International Affairs, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Moderator: Bruce Dicskon, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University

12:15 - 2:00 pm - Luncheon and Keynote Lecture
Douglas Paal, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
City View Room, 7th Floor

2:00 - 3:30 pm - Panel II: Domestic Sources of Taiwan's Cross-Strait Policies
Sara Friedman, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University
Megan Greene, Associate Professor of History, University of Kansas
Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics, Davidson College
Moderator: Edward McCord, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, The George Washington University

Please RSVP to with your name, affiliation, and contact information by Monday, April 19, 2010. **Please also include which session(s) you plan to attend (Panel I, Luncheon, Panel II).**

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