Prof. Saša Istenič


Prof. Saša Istenič

Home Institiution:

Department of Asian Studies, University of Ljubljana

Duration of Stay:

Jul 2 – 11, 2017


Saša Istenič is Assistant Professor at the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Ljubljana. She is also a founder and a director of the Taiwan Study Center in Slovenia, a member of the Associate Editorial Board of the International Journal of Taiwan Studies (IJTS) and a former executive board member of the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS). Dr. Istenič received her PhD in China and Asia-Pacific Studies from National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan), her MA in Chinese Studies from Leeds University (UK) and her BA degree from the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) with a double major in Chinese and Japanese studies. Her research interests include cross-Taiwan Strait relations, EU-China and EU-Taiwan relations, East Asian security and diplomacy. She can be reached at sasa[at]tajvan.si