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Taiwan Culture Research Programme Public Lecture

Date: Wednesday 10 January 2007
Time: 6-7.30pm
: Old Theatre, LSE Old Building
Speaker: Professor Cheng-Sheng Tu
Chair: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang

Cheng-Sheng Tu is currently the Minister of Education in Taiwan and also a professor of History at the Academia Sinica, Taipei. He is also the former Director of the National Palace Museum in Taipei.

Minister Tu will outline his proposed educational reforms for Taiwan. He highlights a local focus, encouraging students to study the history, geography, and culture of the island of Taiwan. He also promotes an interaction between local and global perspectives in education, cultivating a variety of scholarship interchange projects.

This lecture is organised by the Taiwan Culture Research Programme at the Asia Research Centre in LSE.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

For more information email F.Shih@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6439.


A transcript of this lecture is now available to download in English and Chinese.

Transcript: Education Reform in Taiwan - English  (PDF)
Education Reform in Taiwan - Chinese (PDF)

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