Professor Yun-han Chu, Director, Asian Barometer Survey; Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica; and Professor, Department of Political Science, National Taiwan University was elected a new fellow of the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) at the Academy's 27th General Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.
Professor Yun-han Chu is a world-renowned scholar of democratization and East Asian political economy and a pioneer in developing theories and methods for studying the consolidation of young democracies through survey research. He launched the Asian Barometer Survey, the region’s first and foremost comparative survey.
The GBS held a workshop on at Princeton University, USA, on 27-28 September 2016. At this conference, scholars discussed democratic participation, popular understandings of democracy, demand for democracy, political performance, and economic performance around the world.
The GBS organizes three panels at the 24th World Congress of International Political Science Association (IPSA), July 23-28, 2016, Poznań, Poland. In conjunction with the IPSA meeting, the GBS held a workshop at Adam Mickiewicz University July 27 and discussed a collective book project titled People and Democracy in the Developing World: Citizenship in the Early 21st Century.
The GBS and IDEA International co-sponsored three panels at the 21st World Congress of International Political Science Association (IPSA), July 12-16, 2009, Santiago, Chile. In conjunction with the IPSA meeting, the GBS held an executive meeting co-sponsored by the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean on July 17-18.
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It provides an independent, non-partisan, multidisciplinary view of public opinion on a range of policy-relevant issues.
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