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2021 Taiwan Festival Literature Strand Our 2021 Taiwan Festival Literature Strand took place on the 18th and 19th March 2021 and was attended by writers Shawna Yang Ryan and Ming-Yi Wu, public speaker Gwenneal Gaffric, and Academic Dr Lara Momesso, Dr Ti-han Chang, and Prof Niki...

Professor Niki Alsford awarded Fellowship of the Explorers Club Professor Niki Alsford, Head of ISAP, had an interview with the Rock FM on 21 June 2021 about his Fellowship of the Explorers Club, along with his on-going research on climate change and the Pacific. Professor Alsford...

Anthropocene and Race Conference We are pleased to announce the Anthropocene and Race Conference organised by IBAR will be taking place on the 5th and 6th of February 2021. Programme Plan Feb. 05 2021, Friday   09:15 - 9:30 Opening Remarks (by Dr Yvonne Reddick)   09:30 - 11:00 Panel A The...

Tokyo 2020: Korea & Japanese Nationalism Join us on the 3rd February for ISAP UCLan's first postgraduate-led event for 2021! A Roundtable discussion on Korea's perspective of the postponed Tokyo Olympics. Including a range of participants from different academic disciplines: Professor Niki Alsford Professor in Asia Pacific...

Taiwan: New decade, old challenges? In the last years, Taiwan has been on the spotlight for several reasons: its advanced democracy has been seen as a model in a region still threatened by authoritarian governments. Furthermore, its quick response to the challenges brought by Covid-19 has...