Visiting scholar Prof. Youngmi Kim has registered at Center for Chinese Studies on July. 5, 2016. Prof. Youngmi Kim is an Italian scholar who is currently an associate professor at Central European University, Hungary. Her research period is from July to December, 2016. Her research topic is "The Effects of Party and Party System Institutionalization on the Quality of Democracy in East Asia: The Cases of Taiwan and South Korea". Her host institute in Taiwan is the Department of Political Science, National Chengchi University.