2024 Summer School: Agenda

20 – 26 May 2024, Taipei, Taiwan
Venue: National Chengchi University (NCCU)


Sunday (19th May)

Arrival of Participants
Check-In from 15.00 hrs
Free & Easy Dinner (own arrangement)


Monday (20th May)

9:30-10:00 Welcome by KAS-Asia Director, NCCU Head of School, OSCE Academy Director, ARI Director, TRH director and APISA President
10:00-10:15 Welcome by the Summer School co-directors
10:15-10:30 Tour de table

Topic: “Democracy Backsliding and Populism”
Speakers: Prof. Larry Diamond (Stanford University) and Yu Lan Sandy (former KMT MP)
Guest Expert: Dr Chun-Yi Lee (UNUK)

10:30-11.30 Speaker’s presentation
11.30-11.45 Break
11.45-13:15 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
13:15-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 Paper by participant
Discussant
15:30-15:45 Break
15:45-16:45 Paper by participant
Discussant
16:45-17:00 Wrap up and next session preparation
17:30-19:00 Welcome dinner


Tuesday (21th May)
Topic: “Political Party (System) Institutionalization”
Speakers: Prof. Herbert Kitschelt (Duke University) and Dr. Sanghoon Kim-Leffingwell (Johns Hopkins University)
Guest Expert: Dr Don Lee (Sungkyunkwan University)

10:00-11.00 Speaker’s presentation
11.00-11.15 Break
11.15-12:45 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Paper by participant
Discussant
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:15 Paper by participant
Discussant
16:15-17:15 Paper by participant
Discussant
17:15-17:30 Wrap up and next session preparation
19:00 Free and Easy Diner (own arrangement)


Wednesday (22th May)
Topic: “Elections and Election Campaigning”
Speakers: Dr Christian Schafferer (APISA) and Roger Do (AutoPolitic)
Guest Expert: Dr Chia-Hung Tsai (NCCU)

9:30-10.30 Speaker’s presentation
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-12:15 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Paper by participant
Discussant
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-15:45 Paper by participant
Discussant
16:00-18:00 Roundtable
Moderator: Prof. Yves Tiberghien (University of British Columbia)
Speakers: TBC
Discussants: Prof. Solofo Randrianja (University of Antsiranana) and Dr Francis F. Lukhele (University of Swaziland)
18:00-20:00 Small reception


Thursday (23th May)
Topic: “Political Parties, Social Movements and New Technologies”
Speakers: Prof. Julio Teehankee (De La Salle University, Philippines) and Prof. Chang Ling Huang (National Taiwan University)
Guest Expert: Dr Julia Roknifard (UNMC)

09:30-10.30 Speaker’s presentation
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-12:15 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:15-13:15 Paper by participant
Discussant
13:15-14:00 Lunch
14:00-18:30 Fieldtrip
18:30-20:00 Dinner in town


Friday (24th May)
Topic: “Political Parties and Representation – Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities”
Speakers: Prof. Clare Hemmings (London School of Economics) and Yu Mei-Nu (Former Legislator, Democratic Progressive Party)
Guest Expert: Dr Bridget Welsh (University of Nottingham-Malaysia)

10:00-11.00 Speaker’s presentation
11.00-11.15 Break
11.15-12:45 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Paper by participant
Discussant
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:15 Paper by participant
Discussant
16:15-17:15 Special Session: “How to Get Published?” with Dr Fernando Casal Bértoa (co-editor of the Routledge Book Series on “Political Parties, Party Systems and Elections”)
17:15-17:30 Wrap up and next session preparation
19:00 Free and Easy Diner (own arrangement)


Saturday (25th May)
Topic: “Party Funding and Corruption”
Speakers: Dr Fernando Casal Bértoa (University of Nottingham) and Dr Marcin Walecki (National Democratic Institute)
Guest Expert: Dr. Yen-Pin Su (NCCU)

10:00-10.30 Speaker’s presentation
10.30-10.45 Break
10.45-12:15 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Paper by participant
Discussant
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-15:45 Paper by participant
Discussant
15:45-16:00 Wrap up and next session preparation
19:00 Free and Easy Diner (own arrangement)


Sunday (26th May)
Topic: “Democracy Promotion: Pros and Cons”
Speakers: Dr Bann Seng Tan (Ashoka University, India) and Andreas Klein (KAS Singapore)
Guest Expert: Dr Riccardo Pelizzo (Nazarbayev University)

9:30-10:30 Speaker’s presentation
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:15 Debate and discussion with the guest speakers
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Paper by participant
Discussant
14:30-14:45 Break
14:45-15:45 Paper by participant
Discussant
15:45-16:15 Farewell speeches
16:15 End of the Summer School
18.00 Farewell Dinner


Monday (27th May)
9.30-18.00 NCCU Cultural program

Tuesday (28th May)
All Day Departure of Guests

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