IDAS 2018 India Studies Serial Workshop

Taiwan Fellow, Dr. Sumit Kumar, discusses U.S.-India Relations under the Trump Administration [alaya_dropcap]T[/alaya_dropcap]his spring, National Chengchi University’s International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) welcomes 2018 Taiwan Visiting Fellow, Dr. Sumit Kumar (PhD). Dr. Kumar is a Research Fellow at the Chennai Centre for China Studies at Pondicherry University in Chennai, India. For Dr. Kumar, […]

Designing for Generosity

[alaya_dropcap]S[/alaya_dropcap]mile! You’ll live longer. With his pay it forward attitude (讓愛傳出去), Mr. Nipun Mehta preached what he spoke by extolling the virtues of volunteerism and encouraging people around the world to participate in small acts of kindness and service. Mr. Mehta helped start Service Space, an incubator of projects that combine volunteering and technology to […]

Welcome to the College of Social Sciences, Stephan van Gasselt!

Happy Hour at the College of Social Sciences [alaya_dropcap]T[/alaya_dropcap]he College of Social Sciences warmly welcomed its newest faculty member Professor Stephan van Gasselt. As customary, the director of IMES program (International Master’s Program of Applied Economics and Social Development), Professor Wang Shinn-Shyr, and with the help of both directors of IMAS (International Master’s in Asia-Pacific […]

The South China Sea Disputes

Convergence and Divergence in Perceptions from ASEAN, Australia, and India [alaya_dropcap]F[/alaya_dropcap]or the last part of the three-part India Studies related workshops, the College of Social Sciences invited Professor Dr. Christopher Roberts, who joined the College of Social Science as a fellow researcher in February and will stay in Taiwan until the end of the year. […]

Monthly dinners between undergraduates and graduates creates a successful model for cultural exchange

[alaya_dropcap]I[/alaya_dropcap]n May students from National Chengchi University’s Bo-ya Residency College held their second dinner with students from the College of Social Sciences’ international programs in Asia-Pacific Studies. Students from the Master’s level program (IMAS) joined returning Doctoral students from the IDAS program. The monthly events were designed by the headmasters of the Bo-ya Residency College […]

Forewords from the Dean

Sincere greetings to all of you from the College of Social Sciences. The College of Social Sciences (CSS-NCCU) is the cradle of leadership in Taiwan and it shoulders the mission to cultivate the next generation of leaders with its vision of humanity and social responsibility. The establishing of the CSS-Newsletter is to create a platform […]

PhD Student Attends Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage

One PhD Student from CSS’ IDAS program attends the Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage to understand Taiwanese culture [alaya_dropcap]J[/alaya_dropcap]ames Morris is a PhD student in the College of Social Sciences’ International Doctorate in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) program. He recently participated in the first leg of Taiwan’s Dajia Matsu Pilgrimage, a nine day trek from Dajia District’s Zhenlan […]

Prof. Chiang Yi-Lin Joins the Department of Sociology

[alaya_dropcap]W[/alaya_dropcap]e would like to offer a warm welcome to our most recent addition to the faculty staff, Prof. Chiang Yi-Lin, who joined us in the Department of Sociology. She was kind enough to grant us an interview to ask her about how she is settling in, and about her current research. When asked about how […]

China-India Relations

India’s domestic debate over China’s activities in the Indian Ocean Tuesday April 17, 2018 [alaya_dropcap]T[/alaya_dropcap]he College of Social Sciences had the honor of welcoming Professor Rajdeep Pakanati from the Center for Global Governance and Policy of the Jindal Global University in Sonipat, India. He is referred to as a Rising Star in his research field […]

College of Social Sciences’ Happy Hour

NCCU College of Social Sciences welcomes new staff with a warm reception Friday April 13, 2018 [alaya_dropcap]N[/alaya_dropcap]ational Chengchi University’s College of Social Sciences (CSS) hosted a warm reception for new faculty of the Department of Ethnology. In collaboration with the Department of Anthropology, the director of the International Master’s Program of Applied Economics and Social […]