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Community I: East Asia Modernity and the Nation State
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| Joyce C.H. Liu (Professor of RCHSS, NCTU)
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The subprojects of East Asia Modernity and the Nation State are primarily managed by professors of the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chiao Tung University, including: Joyce C.H. Liu, Yuan-Horng Chu, Kuan-Hsing Chen, Shu-fen Lin, Der-Liang Chiou, Hung Yueh Lan, and other researchers; the research is focused on the relevance between Taiwan and the northeast Asian ocean civilization and history, and discuss from the aspect of East Asia modernization towards the interpretation and practicality of modernity, with interdisciplinary researches and theoretical approaches, perform international research projects, and probe into topics concerning the East Asia Modernity and the Nation State with international scholars. Apart from making a continuation of the first stage research project: East Asia Modernity and the Nation State: Re-thinking Politics, Aesthetics and Ethics, this research project sticks to the main theme of the master project of the Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences in pursuit of integration. It primarily concerns the interrelation of the regions of northeast Asia, including: Taiwan, Japan, Ryukyu, Korea, and China, in knowledge restructuring and localization movement of modernization. In additional, lecture series, academic workshops, and international academic symposiums themed as East Asia Modernity and the Nation State: Nation, Region, and Democracy will be held in order to encourage interaction between members of the research community. A concrete aim is to publish a series of books concerning East Asia Modernity and the Nation State; on the one hand, it is for the collection of research achievements, on the other hand, it is for entering into a dialogue with the Interdepartmental Writing Program.