Governance and Transitions of Power in Taiwan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 18 – 19, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

This conference investigates the nexus between changes in governance and transitions of power in Taiwan. The conference would address two broad themes:

1) How have deficiencies in participatory institutions or limited access by various social groups to the political process affected transitions of power? How have social groups demanded access to political decision-making? Papers could address issues such as social movements, interest groups, or voter behavior.

2) How have administrations, once in power, attempted to change institutions to make them more participatory, fair and accountable. This touches on mechanisms for fighting corruption, improving (gender) equality, and using big data to link grievances to social and geographic groups.

 ieas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-2809