SOAS University of London

Centre of Taiwan Studies

2015 Asia Pacific Security Forum

Various Speakers

Date: 11 September 2015Time: 8:30 AM

Finishes: 11 September 2015Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Vernon Square Room: V211

Type of Event: Seminar

2015 Asia Pacific Security Forum

Co-organised by Institute for National Policy Research and SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies
September 11, 2015 (Friday)
Location: SOAS Vernon Square Campus V211

08:30~09:00 Registration
09:00~09:30 Welcome Remarks
Liu Chih-kung
Representative, Taipei Representative Office in the United Kingdom

Dafydd Fell
Director, Centre of Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

09:30~09:50 Opening Address
Tien Hung-mao  
President, Institute for National Policy Research

09:50~10:10 Coffee Break

10:10~12:10  Panel 1: The Development of the Asia-Pacific Security System
Moderator: Tien Hung-mao

1. The US Rebalancing Policy and the East Asian Regional Security System
Presenters: Lin Cheng-yi
Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica,
Discussant: Steve Tsang, Head of the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham

2. Japan-China Relations and the Asia-Pacific Security
Presenters: Kuo Yu-jen
Chief Executer, Center for Japanese Studies, National Sun Yat-sen University,
Discussant: Christopher Hughes
Professor, Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics

3. Taiwan’s General Elections and Future Cross-strait Relations
Presenters: Lin Wen-cheng
Professor, Institute of China and Asia-Pacific Studies, National Sun Yat-Sen University, ROC
Discussant: Dafydd Fell

12:10-13:30  Lunch

13:40-15:10  Roundtable discussion
Moderator: Dafydd Fell
Tien Hung-mao  
Christopher Hughes  
Steve Tsang
Lin Kun-chin
Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

15:10-15:30  Concluding Remarks
Tien Hung-Mao

Wine reception

Please register your attendance by emailing Dr Chang Bi-Yu.

Organiser: Institute for National Policy Research and SOAS Centre of Taiwan Studies

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