On 24th April, 11.00-13.00, Institute of International Relations UW and CCIRS IIR UW organized seminar on: Taiwan’s New Regional Development Strategies towards China and Southeast Asia: a win-win-win strategic thinking with prof. Jenjaw Soong. In seminar participated scholars and students from Institute of International Relations UW.
Prof. Jenjaw Soong received his B.A. in sociology from National Taiwan University in 1982, M.A. in sociology from University of Georgia in 1988, at Athens, USA, and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1991, USA. Currently, he is distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science and Graduate Institute of Political Economy, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. He has once serviced as visiting professors at HSS, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore, at Research Center of Southeast Asia Studies, Kyoto University in Japan, and some universities in Mainland China.
His research interests are focused on Political Economy, Southeast Asian Studies, East Asian Economic Integration, Third World Development, Social Change and Development. He is also the author of the book titled as “The Political Economy of Triangular Relation among Taiwan, China, and ASEAN,” in Chinese and published in December 2009, as well as the co-author of two new books in Chinese just being published in December 2010: one is ” The Political Economy of China and ASEAN: a view of constructivism ” and the other is “T he New Political Economy of China after Global Financial Crisis. ” Also, t wo are coming and hopefully will be published in Chinese and in Feb ruary , which are ” The Political Economy of China’s Foreign Policy in Asia ” and ” The Political Economy of Japan and ASEAN After the Cold – War: a view of Constructivism ” .