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Our institute has a mission to support international teaching and research to help students and faculty see the world through a global lens. We keep a list of the most recent publications that have been produced or supported by our institute. 

"International Conference: Developing Social Work in Mental Health Care in Vietnam in the Context of Global Integration." June 2015

This book is the result of a conference sponsored via Walker Institutes's Small Conference Grant

 "The U.S. Pivot toward Asia and Implications for Taiwan." June 2014. Volume 21.

This special issue is a selection of papers preserved at the 21st Annual Taiwan Conference, sponsored by the Walker Institute with generous support from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta. This is a multidisciplinary journal published by the American Association for Chinese Studies.

"Japanese Taiwan: Colonial Rule and its Contested Legacy." SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan, ed. Andrew D. Morris. Bloomsbury Press, June 2015.

This book is the result of a conference sponsored by the Center of Asian Studies. The conference was "East Asian Dialogues: Cultural Flow in East Asia," 26-27 February 2010. The volume covers a range of topics, including colonial-era photography, exploration, postwar deportation, sport, film, media, economic planning, contemporary Japanese influences on Taiwanese popular culture, and recent nostalgia for and misunderstandings about the colonial era. 

French Historical Studies Journal

The Walker Institute is pleased to provide support for the Journal of French Historical Studies. The co-editors for this journal are Professor Carol Harrison and Professor Kathryn A. Edwards. It is published by Duke University Press and French Historical Studies is the leading journal on the history of France.  The journal publishes articles and commentaries on all periods of French history from the Middle Ages to the present. The journal’s diverse format includes forums, review essays, special issues, and articles in French, as well as bilingual abstracts of the articles in each issue. Also featured are bibliographies of recent articles, dissertations, and books in French history and announcements of fellowships, prizes, and conferences of interest to French historians. The journal will be worked on from 2014-2018.

Governance Journal. Co-editor Director Robert Cox.

Governance: An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions. Governance is published by Wiley-Blackwell.  Governance provides a forum for the theoretical and practical discussion of executive politics, public policy, administration, and the organization of the state. Published in association with International Political Science Association's Research Committee on the Structure & Organization of Government (SOG), it emphasizes peer-reviewed articles that take an international or comparative approach to public policy and administration. The journal also hosts an accompanying blog.


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