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Global Studies Programme Taipei Field Trip

Some 40 teachers and students of the Global Studies Programme, Faculty of Social Science, went on a field trip to Taipei from 7 to 10 March. They visited the Department of Political Science, Soochow University, and held a student conference to explore the impact of globalization on Hong Kong and Taiwan. The conference was officiated by Prof. Hawang Shiow-Duan, chair of the department, and moderated by Dr. Toru Horiuchi, associate programme director of the CUHK Global Studies Programme. During the conference, CUHK students presented on topics such as democratic development in Hong Kong and Taiwan, human rights development, external relations and the extent of glocalization.