In this lunchtime talk, Dr. Rwei-ren Wu, an Associate Research Fellow at Academia Sinica's Institute of Taiwan History, will discuss politics in Taiwan after the 2014 Sunflower Movement and the impact of geopolitics in East Asia, especially the expansion of China, on the development of peripheral nationalism in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Okinawa.
Dr. Wu's research focuses on the modern political histories of Taiwan and Japan, emphasizing nationalism, state- formation, colonialism, left-wing movements, and transitional justice. His latest project is a comparative analysis of nationalism in Taiwan, Okinawa and Hong Kong.
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- Asian/Pacific Studies Institute
- Global Asia Initiative