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Taiwan: New Perspectives and Viewpoints

Monash University's, J. Bruce Jacobs will be at USC speaking on Taiwan.
April 5, 2007

Wednesday, April 11, 3 - 4:30pm
Social Science Building, SOS 250
Refreshments will be served

J. Bruce Jacobs, Professor of Asian Languages and Studies, received his AB., MA and PhD degrees from Columbia University. He studied as a postgraduate student in the History Research Institute of National Taiwan University and has been an Exchange Scholar at Nanjing University. A specialist in Chinese and Taiwan politics and society, his research interests include Taiwan's democratic transition, Cross-Straits (China-Taiwan) relations, and provincial China.
Professor Jacobs recently contributed an op-ed essay to the Christian Science Monitor entitled “Taiwan's history - and destiny - of freedom from China He is also the author of Democratisation in Taiwan (Monash Asia Institute, 1998) and Bitter Peaches and Plums: Two Chinese Novellas on the Recent Chinese Student Experience in Australia; translated with an introduction by J. Bruce Jacobs and Ouyang Yu (Monash Asia Institute, 1995).