San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Cross-Strait Relations: A Taiwanese Student Perspective
The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Organization of Asian Studies (OAS) invites you to join us for lunch and a discussion with a delegation from Taiwan's Soochow University (東吳大學). The delegation will be led by Professor Huang Xin-Yi (J.D) and six undergraduate students from the Department of Law. The students will share their perspectives on the political, economic, and cultural dimensions of current cross-strait relations. Following student presentations the event will be opened up for an informal discussion.
Lunch will be provided.
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Sigur Center for Asian Studies
The Sigur Center for Asian Studies is a university research institute and the academic home of the Asian Studies Program of the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Its mission is to increase the quality and broaden the scope of scholarly research and publication on Asia, promote US-Asian scholarly interaction and educate a new generation of students, scholars, analysts, and policymakers.
The Sigur Center promotes research and policy analysis on East Asia, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia through an active program of publishing, teaching, public events and policy engagement. The Center offers students the largest Asian Studies program in the Washington, DC metropolitan region, with around 70 faculty members working on Asia. The Center was founded in 1991 out of the Sino-Soviet Institute. It was named for Gaston Sigur (1924-1995), a Japan specialist with a long career at The George Washington University, the National Security Council, and the US Department of State. It has enjoyed status as a signature program of the university since 2003.
The Orginizatoin for Asian Studies (OAS)
The OAS is a graduate and undergraduate student organization that seeks to foster an appreciation of Northeast, Southeast, and South Asian culture. The organization focuses on strengthening ties between students and faculty with an interest in Asia through ambitious programming and events, all made possible by the support of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.