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Study Trip

Taiwan: Practicing Democracy

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 08:00 to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 21:00

HI/LW4091 Practicing Democracy in Taiwan

Taiwan, one of the few democratic countries in East Asia, witnessed a rapid path towards democratization in the past three decades. Meet weekly to study the history of Taiwan and its complicated relationship to China. Visit museums, archives, and other institutions to study further the history of Taiwan; explore the history of successive colonizations, including the Dutch, the Japanese, and the Chinese; and speak with nongovernmental groups, legislators, and civil society activists. Discuss topics including the death penalty, juvenile education, prison reform, and gay marriage. Study the history of democracy and engage in its practice.

Led by Professors Michelle Kuo and Albert Wu

Cost: 1995€ (includes round-trip air transportation, hotel accommodation with breakfast, on-site transportation, entrance fees, guided visits, professors’ trip costs and VAT)

Last day to register/cancel: January 27
Late cancelation fee: 1995€

Payment for study trips must be made no later than February 8 for the Spring 2019 semester. Any concerns in this regard should be addressed to the Cultural Program & Student Accounting Services.