Wed, 19 Oct|
St. Gallen Libre
Pub Quizz - LGBTQ+ in Asia
Learn more about the development of LGBTQ+ rights in East Asian countries with a keynote speech from a Taiwanese researcher and try to win a Pride Month hoodie and other gifts with our special pop quiz on the topic!
Time and Location
19 Oct 2022, 18:00 – 20 Oct 2022, 00:00
St. Gallen Libre, Metzgergasse 26, 9000 St. Gallen, Suisse
About the event
Learn more about the development of LGBTQ+ rights in East Asian countries with an insigntful
keynote speech given by Dr. Shih-chan Dai and try to win a Pride Month hoodie in our special pop quiz on Asia's rainbow community!
Speaker: Dr. Shih-chan Dai
Shih-chan Dai studies the development of LGBTI rights in East Asian countries as well as examines how digital technology has reshaped the way politics and activism work nowadays. His research is situated at the intersection of political communication, social movements, and LGBTI politics. He got his bachelor's and master's degrees in Political Science at National Taiwan University and received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During his postdoc at UCLA, Shih-chan Dai is revising his dissertation into different journal articles and working with his mentor, Dr. Lachlan McNamee, on research topics related to LGBTI rights in East Asia. His research projects have been supported by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF) and awarded with the 2021 Cynthia Weber Award from the Sexuality and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.
Language of the event: English
Event in partnership with Asia Club at HSG
We are looking forward to seeing you to the event!