In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.
Taiwan Studies postdoctoral fellowship, Harvard University (application deadline: March 1, 2020)
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University announces the 2020-21 competition for the Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies.
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University announces the 2020-21 competition for the Hou Family Fellowship in Taiwan Studies. The fellow is expected to be in residence at Harvard for at least one semester (five months), between August 1, 2020 and July 31, 2021. A longer period of residence up to the full year is encouraged.
Applications are welcome from recent Ph.D.s in a relevant discipline of the humanities or social sciences focusing on Taiwan. Please note that the Fairbank Center is only accepting applications from North America-based scholars; a separate search committee in Taiwan will review local applications.
A strong working knowledge of English and Chinese and/or Taiwanese is required.
Applicants with Ph.D.s may not be more than 5 years beyond its receipt at the start of the fellowship. Harvard University doctoral degree candidates and recipients are not eligible for this fellowship.
Total stipend for one year: $35,000, plus $3,000 for research support.
For program and application details, please see:
Application deadline: March 1, 2020
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Teng Biao, a legal scholar and well-known human rights activist.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.