International Master’s Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, University System of Taiwan

近期活動 Recent Activity

Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival - NYCU tour- Online


近期出版 Recent Publication

The Myth of the Lazy Native: A Study of the Image of the Malays, Filipinos and Javanese from the 16th to the 20th Century and Its Function in the Ideology of Colonial Capitalism (Chinese version)



This cluster is led by the research team of the Graduate Institute for Social Research and Cultural Studies at National Chiao Tung University . The cluster consists of 23 members from the four universities (10 from National Chiao Tung University, 9 from National Tsing Hua University, 1 from National Central University, and 3 from National Yang Ming University).

Research Orientation

1. The Modernity and the Context of Asian History concentration includes the following courses and topics: Revolution, Republicans and Democrats, Colonialism and De-colonialism, Formation of the Modern State, Civil War, Migrational State Divisions, The Second War Experience, Cold-War Structure, Refugee Camps, and Cultural Revolution and Martial Law.

2. The Modernity and the Formation of Asian Knowledge concentration includes the following courses and topics: Modern East-Asian Knowledge Circles, Modern East-Asian Political Thoughts, Thoughts on Socialism, and World History and East-Asia.

3. The Modernity and Critical Theory concentration includes the following courses and topics: Nation-States, Bio-Government, Border Mechanisms, Identity Issues, Traumatic Memories, Transformational Justice, and Conflicts of Ethnic Groups.