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Archive of published articles and essays

2019

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Case Study: English-Language Media Reaction To The End Of China's FIT Policy

Taiwan Insight magazine for the University of Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme 

18th September 2019

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Taiwan Has Options Other Than The UN

Taipei Times Op-Ed

18th August 2019

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President Tsai Must Learn or Lose

Taipei Times Op-Ed

11th May 2019

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Will the media play 'Pied Pier'?

Taipei Times Op-Ed

10th April 2019

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Choosing harder, but better fixes

Taipei Times Op-Ed

17th March 2019

2018

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[Interview] Joint List MK Neveen Abu Rahmoun: Israeli system unable to face criticism, protest and popular struggle

Middle East Sight Magazine

3rd December 2018

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Give Voters Something To Vote For

Taipei Times Op-Ed

28th November 2018

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Taiwan Pioneers Digital Democracy

Taipei Times Op-Ed

28th August 2018

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Capitulation Emboldens Bullies

Taipei Times Op-Ed

31st July 2018

Israeli police evict Bedouins by force
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Democracy Serving To Veil Ethnocracy

Middle East Sight Magazine

17th July 2018

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Do Not Sweat The Diplomatic Allies

Taipei Times Op-Ed

29th May 2018

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Lessons of Korean Peace Process

Taipei Times Op-Ed

2nd May 2018

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[Interview] Haneen Zoabi MK: The Peace Process Is a Failure and Abbas Must Go

Middle East Sight Magazine

7th February 2018

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Taiwan Should Be Wary of Trump

Taipei Times Op-Ed

3rd February 2018

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DPP Needs To Earn a Second Term

Taipei Times Op-Ed

127th January 2018

2017

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[Interview] PLO Leader Hanan Ashrawi: There Is No Will To Make Israel Comply With International Law

Middle East Sight Magazine

11th December 2017

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Taiwan And The Rest of The World

Taipei Times Op-Ed

7th December 2017

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In Gaza, A Living Purgatory (Part 3)

Middle East Sight Magazine

24th November 2017

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‘Strawberries’ Denied Room To Grow

Taipei Times Op-Ed

22nd November 2017

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In Gaza, A Living Purgatory (Part 2)

Middle East Sight Magazine

20th November 2017

A bombed out building in Gaza City
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In Gaza, A Living Purgatory (Part 1)

Middle East Sight Magazine

15th November 2017

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Catalonia, Taiwan, And The Centralising State (part II)

Taiwan Insight – The online magazine of theUniversity of Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme

8th November 2017

A man carrying a Catalan independence flag at a rally
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Catalonia, Taiwan, And The Centralising State

Taiwan Insight – The online magazine of theUniversity of Nottingham Taiwan Studies Programme

2nd November 2017

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Foreign Workers Deserve Better

Taipei Times Op-Ed

28th September 2017

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Netanyahu Is Ben-Gurion Unleashed In The 21st Century

Middle East Sight Magazine

25th September 2017

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Much Worse Than A Few Bad Eggs

Taipei Times Op-Ed

31st August 2017

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Opposing For The Sake Of Opposition

Taipei Times Op-Ed

28th July 2017

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Taiwan Can Play The Long Game

Taipei Times Op-Ed

17th June 2017

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Towards Safer Traffic In Taiwan – It's Not The Culture That Kills

Taiwanese Culture Magazine – American Citizens For Taiwan

4th February 2017

2016

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Focus On Trump Rhetoric, Not Tsai

Taipei Times Op-Ed

23rd December 2016

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Tsai’s Timidity Risks Squandering Mandate

3rd June 2016

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Taiwan's Election: Fresh Opportunities For Partnership In Asia

American Citizens For Taiwan

4th February 2016

President Tsai Ing-wen shakes hands with her first Premier Lin Chuan
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Undoing An Undemocratic Anachronism: It’s Time To Elect Taiwan’s Premier

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

20th January 2016

2015

Night shot of umbrella movement protest in Hong Kong
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Lessons For Beijing in Taiwanese Elections

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

18th December 2015

Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou meets PRC president Xi Jingping
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A Very Unilateral Affair

American Citizens For Taiwan

13th December 2015

President Tsai talks on the phone to President Trump
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What To Expect From A Tsai Presidency?

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

8th December 2015

President Nixon Toasts PRC Premier Zhou Enlai
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Has Taiwan Outgrown U.S. Policy Towards Taiwan?

American Citizens For Taiwan

5th June 2015

Taiwanese Sunflower student protestors sit in at Legislative Yuan
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Sunflower Movement Anniversary & Taiwan's Tradition of Protest

American Citizens For Taiwan

28th March 2015

President Ma addresses the nation at a press conference
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Political Changes In Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou

Chinet for Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts, Palacký University 

6th March 2015

2014

Photo of Taiwanese student protestors holding lit phones up as 'candles'
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Taiwan’s Digital Democracy

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

13th October 2014

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It’s Political Economy Sovereignty, Dummy

American Citizens For Taiwan

3rd October 2014

The two reactor domes of Taiwan's No.1 nuclear power plant near Kenting.
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Taiwan's Nuclear Power Problem

Chinet for Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts, Palacký University 

9th July 2014

Foreign labourers in Taiwan protest unfair working conditions and wages
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Taiwan: Too Much Democracy Or Too Little Democratic Representation?

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

30th June 2014

Map of extent of territory of Qing Dynasty China
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Mapping A Politics of Insecurity And Hubris

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

26th June 2014

Apple Daily News cover showing media mogul Tsai Eng-meng
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China's Influence On Taiwanese Media

Chinet for Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts, Palacký University 

23rd June 2014

Supporters of the KMT rally in central Taipei
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KMT Myths And Ma Ying-jeou’s Broken Promises

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

12th June 2014

Supporters of the KMT rally in central Taipei
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KMT Myths Unravel Under Ma

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

11th June 2014

People look for names of dead & injured on a wall following Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989
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The Tiananmen Massacre, and Democracy in China, Taiwan, and the U.S.

American Citizens For Taiwan

4th June 2014

A collection of Taiwanese election campaign banners, most pro-Taiwan pro-DPP
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A Very Remarkable Democracy

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

21st May 2014

Protestors march in Taipei against nuclear power
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Active Citizens And Citizen Activism: Testing The Limits of Democratic Participation In Taiwan

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

6th May 2014

Night market in the port city of Keelung in Taiwan.
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Language Stereotypes In Contemporary Taiwan

Chinet for Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts, Palacký University 

29th April 2014

Old CCP propaganda image of a resolute PRC soldier
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China's Sacred Commitment

Chinet for Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts, Palacký University 

23rd April 2014

Scrabble tiles laid out to spell 'Status-Quo'
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Status-Quo

American Citizens For Taiwan

18th April 2014

Cartoon of Alice Through The Looking Glass
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The ‘United Front’ Unveiled: Through The Looking Glass on Cross-Strait Relations

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

17th April 2014

Photo of Wild Strawberry Student protest 2009
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Sunflower Students Join Lilies And Strawberries in making Taiwanese History

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

9th April 2014

Banner attached to wall of legislative Yuan protesting ECFA trade deal
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The Hidden Agenda of President Ma’s ‘Economics First, Politics Later’ Cross-Strait Policy

Asia Dialogue – the online magazine of the University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

27th March 2014

2012

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U.S. Taiwan Policy: Caught Off-Foot and Wrong-Handed

American Citizens For Taiwan

8th September 2017

2009

'Wild Lily' Taiwanese students protest in Liberty Square in 1991
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Protest and Negotiated Democracy -The Wild Lily and Wild Strawberry Student Movements

Case study paper in part towards a Masters degree in Taiwan Studies.

19th January 2009