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The New Southbound Policy and U.S.-Taiwan Relations — Dr. Chen Ping-Kuei (中文)

August 23, 2018 @ 17:30 - 18:30


Join us Thursday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at CSIS (room 114) for a talk entitled The New Southbound Policy and U.S.-Taiwan Relations: Signaling Foreign Policy Self-Restraint in the Taiwan Strait. Our speaker is Dr. Ping-Kuei Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Diplomacy at National Chengchi University. The Tsai administration has made the Southbound Policy a pillar of their foreign policy, aiming to strengthen ties with countries in Southeast, South, and Austral-Asia. This will be a helpful lecture for anyone wanting to better understand Cross-Straight relations, the “Free and Open Indo-Pacific,” and the future of Asia-Pacific security.

The talk and subsequent discussion will be entirely in Chinese, as usual.

About Prof. Chen

Ping-Kuei Chen is an assistant professor in the Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include:

  • Security institutions
  • Alliance cohesion
  • Mass mobilization
  • East Asia affairs
  • Cross-strait relations

He is currently undertaking a fellowship at the Stimson Center.


August 23, 2018
17:30 - 18:30


American Mandarin Society
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Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC, DC 20036 United States
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