Visiting scholar Dr. Chiara Piccinini has registered at Center for Chinese Studies on Apr. 7, 2016. Dr. Piccinini is an Italian scholar who is currently a lecturer at Milan Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy. Her research period is from April to July, 2016. Her research topic is "A Research on the Linguistic Strategies Used in Chinese Language to Convince an Interlocutor: Different Methodologies and Approaches Employed in Argumentative Discourse Teaching". Her host institute in Taiwan is Graduate Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies, Fu Jen Catholic University.