Roundtable on Taiwan and Indo-Pacific Partnerships: Regional Trends

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February 4, 2021
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Asian History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, East Asian History / Studies

The Indo-Pacific is the most critical region today for global prosperity and security. As the region continues in a state of flux, pivotal states are increasingly recognizing opportunities that Taiwan offers as a partner. Join us for a discussion on how relations are playing out between Taiwan and leading states India, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, with experts from the US and Asia. 


8 - 8:05pm EST: Welcome Remarks, Benjamin D. Hopkins, Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

8:05 - 8:50pm EST: Expert Panel

  • India and Taiwan: Forging Ties under the New Southbound Policy - Sana Hashmi, Taiwan Fellow, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University
  • Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan: Strengthening Relations under Turbulent Times - I-wei Jennifer Chang, Research Fellow, Global Taiwan Institute
  • Japan and Taiwan: Consolidating Ties and Charting New Directions - Mike Mochizuki, Japan-US Relations Chair in Memory of Gaston Sigur, George Washington University

8:50-9pm EST: Moderated discussion with Deepa M.Ollapally, Associate Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies

9 - 9:30pm EST: Audience Q&A

The webinar begins at 8pm EST on Thursday / 9am in Taipei on Friday. Check your local time by selecting the event date and your time zone. Registered guests will receive an email with instructions for joining Webex prior to the event. Registration closes at 8am EST on February 4, 12 hours before the event begins. Media inquiries must be sent to in advance. If you need specific accommodations, please contact with at least 3 business days' notice.

This event is on the record, open to the public, and will be recorded. Questions can be sent in advance to with subject "Taiwan Roundtable Q&A."

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