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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)

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About History of UST Cultural Studies Program

  • 2003: The cross-campus UST Cultural Studies Program was established. Cross-university collaborations started.
  • 2003: The office for the UST Cultural Studies Program was established at National Chiao Tung University.
  • 2004: Offices for the UST Cultural Studies Program were established at National Central University and National Tsing Hua University.
  • 2009: National Yang Ming University joined the cultural studies team. Office for the UST Cultural Studies Program was established at National Yang Ming University.
  • 2010: The Preparatory Office for the International Institute of Cultural Studies (UST) was established.
  • 2012: The International Institute for Cultural Studies at the University System of Taiwan (IICS-UST) was officially established and registered with the Ministry of Education.
  • 2012: The International Master’s Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS-UST) was approved by the Ministry of Education and began recruiting students.
  • September 2013: The first students enrolled in the International Master’s Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (IACS-UST).
  • September 2015: The International Institute for Cultural Studies (IICS-NCTU) was promoted to a college-level institute at National Chiao Tung University.
  • 2018: Sponsored by the Higher Education SPROUT Project through the Ministry of Education, IICS-NCTU was renamed as the International Center for Cultural Studies (ICCS-NCTU). The five-year SPROUT project “Conflict, Justice, and Decolonization: Critical Studies in Inter-Asian Societies” started.