May 17 2014
Taiwan in the 21st Century

Taiwan in the 21st Century

Presented by Asia Society Texas Center at Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society Texas Center presents Taiwan in the 21st Century Saturday, May 17 at 7pm.

Rapid growth and industrialization led to Taiwan’s economic ascent in the last half of the 20th century. Now Taiwan boasts the 19th largest economy in the world and leads the region in social freedom. However, issues of identity, relations with China, and a growing wealth gap divide society and politics in Taiwan.

What challenges remain? How will Taiwan’s economy fare in the 21st century? How are Taiwan’s socio-political issues relevant to the global economy?

Four internationally distinguished thought leaders will assemble at Asia Society Texas Center for an in-depth discussion on Taiwan’s role in the 21st century:

Dr. Rwei-Ren Wu, Academia Sinica
Professor June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami
J. Michael Cole, Senior Staff Member, Thinking Taiwan Foundation
Moderator: Dr. Hans Stockton, University of St. Thomas

Admission Info

$8 Members, $12 Nonmembers. All sales final.

Phone: 713.496.9901

Dates & Times

2014/05/17 - 2014/05/17

Additional time info:

Light Reception: 6:00 pm
Program: 7:00 pm

Location Info

Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

Parking Info

Parking:
Asia Society’s parking lot is located directly across the building on Southmore Boulevard. Enter from either Caroline Street or Austin Street.
1-24 hours: $5.00 (credit/debit card only)
Prepaid parking is available to Patrons attending programs. Please see the parking section in our ticketing policies for more information.
The Texas Center is a five-minute walk from the Museum District METRO Rail Station.

Accessibility Info

Firearms Policy:
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.
Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a handgun that is carried openly.