The University of Canterbury, New Zealand, the Research Initiative on Taiwan Studies (RITS), the Southeast Asia Research Initiative (SEARI), and the TIGCR jointly held the 2021 International Symposium on Democratic Governance and Democratic Recession in the Indo-Pacific Region on December 9-10, 2021, at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. The two-day symposium included two keynote speeches and five panels. To implement epidemic prevention measures, the symposium took place both online and at the University of Canterbury. TIGCR members talked on the panel “The Impact of COVID-19” and presented three English papers in total via conference call. During this symposium, scholars from New Zealand, Australia, England, Turkey, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Taiwan gathered to exchange insights on various studies regarding the democratic governance and recession of the Indo-Pacific region.
2021 International Symposium on Democratic Governance and Democratic Recession in the Indo-Pacific Region
Panel 5： "The Impact of COVID-19" Q&A session