Dominic Ng 吳建民, chairman and chief executive officer of East West Bank 華美銀行 and a USC trustee, shares his views.
Colloquium on the National Apology and Reinvigoration of Indigenous Rights in Taiwan
Dr. Awi Mona, an Associtate Professor at the National Taiwan University Law School, will deliver a talk on the legal web involving the state and indigenous peoples. In addition, the talk will focus on exploring to what extent other indigienous laws have been implemented.
There has been a huge debate on the protection of indifenous rights in the context of legal reform. One of the focal point lies at how and to what extent the State's legal system and social transformation construct indigenous cultural development and needs. On August 1, 2016 Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen delivered the National Apology to Indigenous Peoples, which laid out a comprehensive scheme to restore the historical and transitional justice for indigenous rights. Mona's talk concentrates on the deliberation of law and legal pluralism amongst indigenous diversity. By way of empirical research on indigenous cases, the talk purports to demonstrate the legal web of State's legal systmes and local indigenous communities. Also, to explore how and to what extent the indigenous customary laws have been incorporated and implemented through State's legal system.
Because the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party is scheduled for the same week as our “Finding Solutions” conference, a number of China-based participants were forced to withdraw from the conference. We have postponed “Finding Solutions” until April 6, 2018. The focus of the event is still on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We apologize for any inconvenience this postponement causes. We hope you will be able to join this important discussion on April 6.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Michael Meyer, whose last book in his China trilogy tells a story both deeply personal and universal as he captures what it feels like to learn a language, culture and history from the ground up.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a presentation by Wei Yen (厳序纬), author and veteran businessman, to examine Chinese outbound investment and how American businesses can take advantage of China’s rise to forge win-win partnerships.