About the Conference
International Conference Room, 5th floor, General Building
National Chengchi University
The Taiwan Institute for Governance and Communication Research (TIGCR) will hold an international conference on “Political Polarization: Perspective of Governance and Communication” on 29 October 2021 at the National Chengchi University.
On the basis of the discussion in the 2020 TIGCR International Conference, this conference will focus on the phenomenon of political polarization and its core concepts: democratic governance, social media usage, and political communication.
For the 2021 TIGCR International Conference, scholars are invited to analyze the causes, distribution, and impacts of political polarization related to algorithm, fake news, political participation, issue position, and ideology, etc., by using survey data, big data, content analysis, and comparative studies. We aim to prevent and alleviate polarization of opinion to create a sustainable and harmonious society.
Panel 1：Dynamics of Political Attitudes
Panel 2：Social Media Use, Framing and Political Polarization in Asia
Panel 3：Attitudes, Attributes, and Achievements of Civil Servants
Chair: Chi Huang（黃紀）
Director, Taiwan Institute for Governance and Communication Research, NCCU
Keynote speaker: Tse-min Lin （林澤民）
Associate Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Topic: "New Media and the Propensity to Protest“
【重要公告 Important Announcement】
The 2021 TIGCR conference organizing committee remains vigilant in its monitoring of the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to prioritize the health and safety of its attendees. For this reason, the conference will be held in a hybrid format with both onsite and online versions to accommodate all participants.