Speakers List of NATPA 2017 Conference

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1.鍾逸人: 現年96歲的老英雄鍾逸人被譽為永遠的戰士,是228事件的傳奇人物。著名的二七部隊是228事件期間台灣人民對抗中國接收台灣唯一的武裝部隊,鍾逸人被推為部隊長,帶領台灣民兵在中部山區與國府惡名昭彰的21師作戰,雖最終落敗,但成功牽制國民黨軍隊,讓國民黨軍隊在中部的屠殺有所忌憚。兵敗後被俘,服獄17年。出獄後與等他17年的未婚妻林玉扃女士結婚,一段時間不再過問政治,後受文學家李喬說服,相信「能活到今天是上帝要你記下這段歷史」,寫下《辛酸六十年》、《火的刻痕》、《此心不沉》史詩般的鉅著,以文學紀錄了台灣人那段血淚的歷史,獲台灣文學家牛津獎、巫永福文學獎、吳濁流文學獎。

 

2.林媽利: 林媽利教授為台灣輸血醫學的拓荒者,被譽為血液之母,致力於台灣捐血系統的建立,制定血庫的評鑑與管制作業,讓輸血作業步上正軌, 使台灣的血液醫學列入先進國家之列。林媽利教授卓越的研究成果,聞名於國際醫學界,受聯合國教科文組織推薦 Helena Rubinstein 獎, 使林媽利教授名列全球二十一名受讚揚的傑出女性科學家之林。林媽利教授更以血型、基因的科學證據,劃出台灣各族群血液的譜系,證明近85%的「台灣人」帶有原住民的血緣,以 《我們流著不同的血液》一書,打破中國國民黨長年在台灣所謂的「炎黃子孫」神話,對中國人以血統論強迫台灣人的中華民族認同做出根本性的顛覆。

 

3.John R. Bolton: Ambassador Bolton serves as the US Representative to the UN in 2005, and currently serves as a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a contributor to FOX News and FOX Business, and regularly writes in the WSJ, NYT, and LA Times. Ambassador Bolton received his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1974. He has spent many years of his career in public service.  Prior to his UN appointment, Bolton served as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, 2001-2005; Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs at the Department of State, 1989-1993; Assistant Attorney General at Department of Justice, 1985-1989; Assistant Administrator for Program and Policy Coordination at U.S. Agency for International Development, 1982-1983 and general counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development, 1981-1982.  Throughout his distinguished career, Ambassador Bolton has been a staunch defender of American interests. Ambassador Bolton is the author of Surrender is Not an Option: Defending America at the U.N. and Abroad (2007) and How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty (2010).

 

4.Joseph Bosco: Mr. Bosco is a nonresident senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.  CSIS is one of the world’s preeminent international policy think tank, recognized as the word’s number one by “GoTo Think Tank Index” in the past 5 years. Dr. Bosco retired from the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 2010, where he served as China country director in, 2005-2006.  He taught a graduate seminar on U.S.-China relations at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.  He is a senior fellow at the Institute for Corean-American Studies and the Institute for Taiwan-American Studies. His publications are listed at http://www.josephabosco.com.

 

5.Stephen J. Yates (葉望輝): Mr. Yates is the CEO of DC International Advisory, assessing political risk and opportunity and providing situational awareness of developments in Washington. He is also a distinguished fellow with The Hamilton Foundation. Mr. Yates has been involved with foreign policy and cross-border corporate transactions in Asia, the Middle East and other geographies. Since 2006, Mr. Yates has been a senior advisor to presidential campaigns. He also served in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs from 2001 through 2005. Mr. Yates is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has been involved in missionary work in Taiwan between 1987 and 1989. 

 

6.吳叡人: 吳教授目前任職中央研究院台灣史研究所副研究員,現任台灣民間真相與和解促進會理事,積極推動轉型正義。吳教授取得芝加哥大學政治學碩士和博士學位,專研民族主義理論,班納迪克·安德森《想像的共同體》的中文版翻譯者。

 

7.林秀幸: 林教授為交通大學客家文化學院副教授,台灣教授協會現任會長。林教授畢業於法國巴黎第五大學人文社會科學院,社會學系博士。長期研究文化認同與國族主義的形成,對太陽花學運有深入的觀察與研究。

 

8.陳耀昌: 陳耀昌醫師為台大醫學系科教授,著名的血液疾病專家。陳教授的另一個身分為小說家,出版《島嶼DNA》一書,結合醫學專業和歷史考據,研究台灣居民多元族群的基因源頭。另外也寫台灣史小說來表達台灣人多元史觀及族群融合過程。《福爾摩沙三族記》寫荷蘭時代西拉雅、漢人與荷蘭人之愛恨情仇。《傀儡花》寫1867年發生於墾丁的「羅妹號」事件,獲2016台灣文學獎長篇小說金典獎,可望改編為台灣第一部歷史大河劇。《獅子花1875》寫1875年開山撫番之「獅頭社戰役」,獲2017新台灣和平基金會台灣歷史小說獎佳作。

 

9.陳奕齊: 筆名新一,基進側翼創始人,現為基進黨黨主席,堅定的台灣獨立推動者,主張以「三支神主牌」:政治民主化、主權自主化、社會自由化,來起造台灣新國家,擺脫以中華民國與國民黨為首的各種政治、經濟、文化等殖民遺緒;對於台中兩國開放交流以來,中國透過各種形式進行的滲透(中國稱之為白蟻戰術),有特別深刻的警覺。

 

10.Ketty W. Chen (陳婉宜): Dr. Chen currently is Vice-President of the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy (臺灣民主基金會) and Chairperson to the Women’s Rights Working Group of Liberal International’s Human Rights Committee.  Dr. Chen was visiting assistant professor at Austin College’s Department of Political Science before she served as Deputy Director of the Department of International Affairs at the Democratic Progressive Party during the last presidential election campaign. Dr. Chen was one of our young scholars of our first NATPA’s YSP in 2003.   

 

11.J Michael Cole (寇謐將): Mr. Cole is the Editor in Chief of Taiwan Sentinel, a project sponsored by the New Taiwan Peace Foundation (新台灣和平基金會). He was also an Editor in Chief of Thinking Taiwan, a web site operated by the Thinking Taiwan Foundation, and a deputy news editor and journalist at the Taipei Times from 2006-2013. He is a regular columnist for The Diplomat, The National Interest, the Wall Street Journal, and so on. 

 

12.朱真一 (Jen-Yih Chu MD, PhD)  朱真一教授畢業於台灣大學醫學系,柏克萊加州大學博士,研究領域包含營養學、小兒科、血液學、癌瘤學等。任職於St. Louis大學醫學院及Glennon樞機主教兒童醫院,升任至教授 、名譽教授。除醫學專業,朱教授長年鑽研台灣醫學史與台灣客家語文,獲得更方肯定與殊榮,也長期對台灣層出不窮的學界造假與有違學術倫理的亂象多有感觸。這次受邀NATPA演講,將以西方學術界不端的教訓來看台灣學界的自律風氣。

 
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