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Online Conference - Post-pandemic World and Global Studies Education in Asia

From:Th 14-01-2021
Until:Fr 15-01-2021

Online Conference on Post-pandemic World and Global Studies Education in Asia

Organised by

(1) Europe (U4 network):

Ghent University, Belgium
University of Groningen, Netherlands
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Tartu University, Estonia

(2) USA:

School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies, University of Wyoming,
Taiwan Studies Program, University of Washington, Seattle

(3) Taiwan: The International College of Innovation (ICI) at National Cheng-Chi University; Taiwan Studies Center at National Cheng-Chi University

Purpose of the conference

This virtual conference is to build an academic collaboration with the Asian Studies programs in four European universities, Taiwanese universities, and the Taiwan Studies program at the University of Washington and University Wyoming (or more).

The outbreak of the Covid-19 virus has raised many problems in the world and affects the trend of globalization. The conference will focus on how the pandemic affects global studies education, especially for the programs on Asian studies. The program will start from exchanging experiences on the curriculum design and teaching philosophy. The second part will be discussions about the management and governance of the pandemic in Asia. Each day will have the final section on expectations and ideas for future collaboration.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 994 0643 6238
Passcode: 281321

Belgium Time = 3 pm -5pm
Laramie, Wyoming = 7 am-9am
Taipei = 10 pm-12pm


Faculties in International Studies at the University of Wyoming.

Stephanie Anderson, Head
Nevin Aiken
Ruth Bjorkenwall
Dr. Yi-Ling Chen
Jean Garrison, UW Engagement & Outreach Director
Zoe Pearson
Thomas Seitz
Isadora A. Helfgott, Interim Associate Vice Provost for Global Engagement

Faculties in the International College of Innovation at National Cheng-Chi University,

Po-Liang Chen
Hsien-Ming Lien, Associate Dean
Wen-Ling Tu, Dean
Tzu-Chi Ou
Chih-Yuan Yang
Jeff Hou, Director of the Urban Commons Lab and previously served as Department Chair and Graduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle,

U4 network:

Ghent University, Belgium

Professor Bart Dessein,, Department of Languages and Cultures
Prof. Dr. Ann Heirman,, Department of Languages and Cultures
Prof. Dr. Eric Vanhaute, Full Professor Economic and Social History and World History, History Department,

University of Groningen, Netherlands
Dr Frank Gaenssmantel, Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations and International Organisation
Prof. dr. mr. T.H.F. (Tjalling) Halbertsma, Director International of the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen and professor of East Asian Studies, with a focus on modern day Mongolia,

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Dominic Sachsenmaier- Modern China with a Special Emphasis on Global Historical Perspectives, Chinese Studies
Dr. Henrike Rudolph, Chinese Studies,

Tartu University, Estonia
dr Elo Süld of the Asia Centre,
Dr Eva Liias, Director of Contemporary Asian and Middle Eastern Studies MA programme,

and more..