Past Event

A Dialogue with Chairman of the Taiwan People's Party, Dr. Ko Wen-je

April 10, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th Street, Room 918, New York, NY 10027 Show Map


Wen-je Ko, former mayor of Taipei and presumptive presidential candidate in the 2024 election in Taiwan


Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Columbia University
Tom Christensen, James T. Shotwell Professor of International Relations; Director, China and the World Program, Columbia University

Ko Wen-je is chairperson of the Taiwan People’s Party and a possible candidate in the 2024 Taiwan presidential election. He was mayor of Taipei from 2014 to 2022. Before entering politics, Dr. Ko was a leading transplant surgeon at National Taiwan University College of Medicine.

This event is sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and co-sponsored by the China and World Program.



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Contact Information

Julie Kwan