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Melbourne Asia Review is an initiative of the Asia Institute. Any inquiries about Melbourne Asia Review should be directed to the Managing Editor, Cathy Harper.

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Taiwan’s first woman president: The paradox of Tsai Ing-wen

  • Professor Antonia Finnane,

Tsai is a symbol of what Taiwan has become: a flourishing democracy that has shown itself capable of electing a woman as president.

How Indigenous peoples in Taiwan continue to reclaim their lands rights despite 400 years of colonisation

  • Yi-shiuan Yayut Chen,

Indigenous peoples in Taiwan have survived 400 years of colonialisation and continue to thrive while asserting their land rights.

INTRODUCTION: Taiwan – Re-articulations of Politics and Culture in a Marginal State

  • Dr Craig Smith,

This edition offers a compelling purview of the change and continuity that has defined and redefined Taiwan in its marginal state.

Political Packaging in Taiwan: The Case of Ko Wen-je (柯文哲)

  • Dr Liping Du,

Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is a master at building an image of himself as a political ‘outsider’ and an iconic leader.

Are Taiwanese people our ‘family’? China’s cultural representations of Taiwan

  • Dr Phyllis Yu-ting Huang,

Chinese film and literature shows that ordinary Chinese people’s view of Taiwan are not as homogeneous as often assumed.