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Milestones
 2017/5/18   On May 18, 2017, the National Central Library (NCL) and Jagiellonian University in Poland co-hosted a Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies. Professor Lawrence C. H. Yim of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, and director of the Research Center for Classical Chinese Poetics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was invited to deliver a lecture, entitled “Wu Weiye’s (1609-1672) ‘Song of the Lute’: A Mourning Song for the Fallen Country.” 
 2017/5/14   The center and the Russian Academy of Science Institute of Oriental Studies co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Michael Shi-yung Liu, a research fellow of the Academia Sinica Institute of Taiwan History delivers the lecture, entitled “Digital Resources and Taiwan Studies.” 
 2017/4/27   On April 27, 2017, the National Central Library (NCL) and Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City’s University of Social Sciences and Humanities co-hosted a Taiwan Lectures on Chinese Studies. Professor Wu Tien-tai of the Department of Ethnic Relations and Cultures at National Dong Hwa University was invited to deliver a lecture, entitled “The Cultural Practice of Taiwan’s Indigenous Education Policy.” 
 2017/3/16   The 76th annual meeting of the worldwide Association for Asian Studies (AAS) was held on March 16-19 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, Canada. NCL’s Center for Chinese Studies and its cooperating partner, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF), participated in the book exhibition and displayed 385 outstanding titles of publication (414 volumes) in Chinese and Taiwanese studies published in the last three years.  
 2017/1/17   Ms. Keng Li-chun takes over as the center’s deputy director, and also as acting director of the National Central Library’s International Cooperation Division. Mr. Huang Wen-de takes over from her as head of the center’s Liaison Division. Mr. Chang Wei-tung takes over from her as head of the center’s Materials Division.  
 2016/11/30   The center, the Taiwan Heritage Society and the Chang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation, co-host “Knowledge Nourishment and Cultural Power: Symposium to Commemorate the 95th Anniversary of Chiang Wei-shui’s ‘Clinical Notes.’” 12 papers are presented at the symposium. 
 2016/10/5   Ms. Keng Li-chun, head of the center’s Liaison Division is also appointed acting head of the center’s Materials Division. 
 2016/8/23   The center attends the 21st Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) book exhibition. 234 specially-selected Chinese Studies-related publications published in Taiwan during the last three years, spanning 253 volumes, are put on show at the exhibition. At the close of the conference, all the books are donated to St. Petersburg State University. 
 2016/4/28   The center partners with Fu-Jen Catholic University’s Monumenta Serica Sinological Research Center and Graduate Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies, the Monumenta Serica Institute of St. Augustin, Germany, and Jagiellonian University’s Institute of Oriental Studies, to co-host two conferences: “Sinological Studies in Central Europe: The Contribution of Missionaries and Sinologists,” is held on April 28, 2016, at Fu-jen Catholic University; and “Sinological Studies in Central Europe: Language and Culture – Literature and History – Religion and Philosophy,” is held on 5-6 May, 2016, at Jagiellonian University. 
 2015/11/19   The center and the Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures jointly host the “International Conference on New Territory for Chinese Studies.” A total of 13 papers are presented at the conference. 
 2015/9/   The center publishes Books, Knowledge Construction and Cultural Transmission. 
 2015/6/18   The Second World Congress of Taiwan Studies takes place at SOAS, the University of London on 18-20 June, 2015. The center is invited to hold a book exhibition at the Congress. Around 70 specially selected Taiwan Studies-related books and DVD titles published in Taiwan during the last three years are put on display. 
 2015/3/26   The center sends a delegation to Chicago to attend the 67th Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference, taking place on 26-29 March, 2015. While there, the center also holds a book exhibition. 474 specially-selected books and DVDs spanning 524 volumes are put on display. These high-quality Chinese Studies and Taiwan Studies-related publications were all published in Taiwan during the last three years. 
 2014/10/15   The center and Rice University’s Fondren Library co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Shen Tung of National Taiwan University’s Graduate Institute of Musicology is invited to give the lecture, entitled “The Love for Taiwan, Towering in the Middle of the Ocean: The Taiwan Imagination in the Compositions of Lan-Ping Zhou.” A variety of specially-selected Taiwanese music-related publications are also on display in the auditorium, including almost 200 books and audio-visual titles. 
 2014/10/11   The center and Queens Library at Flushing, New York, co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Shen Tung of National Taiwan University’s Graduate Institute of Musicology is invited to give the lecture, entitled “Lan-Ping Zhou and the Legend of ‘Green Island Serenade.’” From October 11-30, 2014, an exhibition is also shown. The theme is “Musical Recollection in Formosa: The Legend of Zhou Lan-Ping and Four Seas Records.” 
 2014/10/3   Presentation of research by recipients of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Fellowship. 
 2014/10/2   The center and the University of Washington, Seattle, co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Chen Shih-hui of the Shephard School of Music at Rice University, Houston, gives a lecture entitled, “Messages from Taiwan: Recreating Tradition Through Musical Composition.” An exhibition is also held at the university, whose theme is “Traditional and Modern Music of Taiwan,” from October 2 to December 12, 2014. 
 2014/7/16   Dr. Liau Hsiu-man is appointed head of the center’s Materials Division. 
 2014/7/22   From July 22-26, 2017, staff from the Center attend the 20th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) held at the Universidade do Minho and Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. The center brings with it a special selection of Chinese Studies-related books, periodicals, and audio-visual materials published in Taiwan in the last three years to display at the conference. At the end of the conference, these are gifted to the Universidade do Minho, one of the host institutions. 
 2014/7/1   Presentation of research by recipients of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Fellowship. 
 2014/6/16   The center and SOAS, the University of London, co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Lin Man-houng, a research fellow of the Institute of Modern History at the Academia Sinica, is invited to lecture. She lectures on two topics, “The May 26, 1971 Note: A Basis for Taiwan’s Sovereignty Claim over the Diaoyutai Islets,” and “Taiwan, Manchukuo, and the Sino-Japanese War.” 
 2014/3/26   Presentation of research by recipients of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Taiwan Fellowship. 
 2014/1/3   The center and Fu-Jen Catholic University’s Monumenta Serica Sinological Research Center jointly host the “First Symposium of Missionary Sinology: The Contribution of Missionary Sinology to the Knowledge of China and Taiwan.” 
 2013/11/8   The center and Chang Gung University co-host the second lecture in the “Friends of the Arts: Cultural Activities and Social Networks of the Literati during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries” lecture series. Professor Zheng Jiali lectures on “A Survey of Zhejiang Province’s Extant Southern Song Memorial Tablet Inscriptions.” 
 2013/10/18   The center and Rutgers University collaborate to host a Taiwan Lecture On Chinese Studies. Professor Huang Chi-chiang of the Department of Asian Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges lectures on “The Image of Su Shi in Southern Song Chan Texts” at the Alexander Library. The National Central Library also shows an exhibition of ancient manuscripts, entitled “A Genius of All Ages: An Exhibition on Su Dongpo.” 
 2013/10/16   The center and the Houston TECO Cultural Center jointly host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Lau Siu-hung of the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University delivers the lecture. The theme of his lecture is “Su Dongpo’s Two Moonlight Songs: ‘Jiang Cheng Zi’ and ‘Shui Diao Ge Tou.’” The National Central Library also shows an exhibition of ancient manuscripts, entitled “A Genius of All Ages: An Exhibition on Su Dongpo.” 
 2013/10/12   The center and the San Francisco Public Library jointly host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Lau Siu-hung of the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University delivers the lecture. The theme of his lecture is “Ci Poetry in the Life of Su Dongpo.” The National Central Library also shows an exhibition of ancient manuscripts, entitled “A Genius of All Ages: An Exhibition on Su Dongpo.” 
 2013/10/11   This center and the East Asia Library at the University of Washington, Seattle, co-host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Liau Ping-huo, Chuan-lyu Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies at UC San Diego, delivers the lecture. He lectures on “Taiwan’s Digital Archives.” 
 2013/9/11   This center and the UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies jointly host a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Liau Ping-huo, Chuan-lyu Endowed Chair in Taiwan Studies at UC San Diego, delivers the lecture. He lectures on “Taiwan’s Digital Archives.” 
 2013/9/9   The center collaborates with Columbia University’s C.V. Starr East Asian Library for the first time, co-hosting a Taiwan Lecture on Chinese Studies. Professor Paul R. Katz of the Academia Sinica Institute of Modern History gives the lecture, entitled “Taiwan's Digital Resources and the Study of Chinese Religious Cultures.” 
 2013/3/8   The center and Chang Gung University co-host the first lecture in the “Friends of the Arts: Cultural Activities and Social Networks of the Literati during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries” lecture series. Professor Wang Ruilai, a research fellow of the Research Institute for Oriental Cultures at Gakushuin University, Japan, delivers the lecture. The theme for his lecture is “Climbing the Ladder after Success in the Civil Examinations: Evidence for Social Change in the Song and Yuan Dynasties.” 
 2013/3/   The center and National Taiwan Normal University’s College of International Studies and Education for Overseas Chinese jointly host the “2013 Cross-Cultural Perspective on Confucian Social Order Lecture Series.”  
 2013/3/   The CCS and National Taiwan Normal University international and overseas Chinese teaching hospital is organising a second "2013 culture from the perspective of Confucian ethics lecture series". 
 2013/2/   The Center for Chinese Studies Liaison and Material Divisions change their respective Chinese appellations to “Xueshu jiaoliu zu” and “Ziliao fuwu zu,” effective from February 1. 
 2013/1/   The Ministry of Education draws up “Directions for the Establishment of the Center for Chinese Studies Advisory Committee,” effective from January 1. 
 2012/12/   Fr. Jean Almire Robert Lefeuvre from the Society of Jesus entrusts his personal collection of oracle bone studies materials to the Matteo Ricci Pacific Studies Reading Room. 
 2012/11/   With the Taiwan Society for Pacific Studies, jointly hosts “Weaving Waves’ Writing: Memories, Stories and Spiritual Resonance in Oceania,” an International Conference sponsored by the Council of Indigenous Peoples. 
 2012/11/   With the Monumenta Serica Sinological Research Center, Fu Jen Catholic University and Institut Monumenta Serica, Germany, jointly hosts “The Seventh Fu Jen University International Sinological Symposium: The Contribution of Russian Sinology to the Knowledge of China” 
 2012/5/   Hosts the “Taiwanese Literature and Films” event from May 19 to July 28, inviting popular writers and renowned scholars to guide readers through the world of literature, and shows films adapted from novels. 
 2012/3/   With National Taiwan Normal University College of International Studies & Education for Overseas Chinese and Wuhan University, jointly hosts the “2012 International Conference on Confucian Ethos from an Intercultural Perspective.” 
 2011/10/   With the Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica and Harvard-Yenching Institute, jointly hosts an international conference on “Calling and Recalling: Sentiments of Women's Script.” 
 2011/10/   The Center signs an academic cooperation agreement with National Taiwan Normal University College of International Studies and Education for Overseas Chinese. 
 2011/10/   The ROC government establishes the Taiwan Academy at New York, Houston, and Los Angeles; the Center establishes Resource Points within the academies. 
 2011/10/   To celebrate the Center for Chinese Studies 30th Anniversary, the Center co-hosts a “Symposium on the New Era of Chinese Studies in Taiwan” with the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Science Council. 
 2011/10/   Holds Center for Chinese Studies 30th Anniversary Celebrations, and establishes the “Center for Chinese Studies Scholars Worldwide.” 
 2011/9/   Hosts “Discovering the Ancient Aesthetics of Living” lecture series from September 10 to November 26. Professor Min-Sun Wang and others give 10 lectures on 10 classics such as Dongjing Menghua Lu. 
 2011/1/   E-Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies begins including a report on new Chinese studies publications, listing new Chinese studies publications acquired by the library. Information is provided by the Materials Division to provide related resources to Sinologists. 
 2010/1/   The National Central Library signs a cooperation agreement with the Society of Jesus to establish the “Matteo Ricci Pacific Studies Reading Room.” 
 2005/11/   “Das dritte Symposium der katholischen Fu Jen Universitaet: Personnen- und Individuumsbegriff in China und im Westen – Der Beitrag der Sinologischen Bonner Schule um Professor Rolf Trauzettel,” hosted in conjunction with Fu Jen Catholic University’s Monumenta Serica Institute and German department. 9 papers presented 
 2005/9/   “International Conference on ‘Chineseness’ and “Europeanness’ in East Asian Perspective,” hosted in conjunction with National Taiwan University’s East Asian Civilization Center and East Asian Languages & Literature Department of Rutgers University. 13 papers presented.  
 2005/6/   “Literature and Aesthetics International Conference – Ku-lung and His Martial Novels,” hosted in conjunction with Chinese department of Tamkang University. 20 papers presented.  
 2005/5/   “2005 International Arts of Opera Convention,” hosted in conjunction with the National Taiwan Drama Institute and Bai Lusi Foundation. 17 papers presented.  
 2004/12/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Sinology Resources in the Digital Era. Twenty-six papers are presented  
 2004/11/   Our journal Chinese Studies receives the 2004 Superior Domestic Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council, ROC.  
 2004/11/   The Center, together with the Fu-Jen Catholic University, co-sponsors the Conference Detour and Access: Sinology as New Hermeneutics for the Est (Europe) – French Contribution. Seven papers are presented.  
 2004/4/   The Center, together with the Academia Sinica’s Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy and the National Taiwan University’s College of Liberal Arts, co-sponsors the International Conference on Tan Xianzu and the Peony Pavilion. Twenty-nine papers are presented.  
 2004/2/   Ms. Keng Li-chun is appointed head of the Liaison Division.  
 2004/2/   Professor Liu Hsien-shu, head of the Liaison Division, retires.  
 2003/10/   Our journal Chinese Studies receives the 2003 Superior Domestic Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council, ROC.  
 2003/5/   Testing for the Center for Chinese Studies Collection Database begins in May and the database goes on-line in June.  
 2002/10/   The Center hosts the Conference on Local Documents. Thirty-three papers are presented.  
 2002/9/   Our journal Chinese Studies receives the 2002 Superior Domestic Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council, ROC.  
 2002/9/   Professor Lu Chin-tang is appointed head of the Center’s Materials Division.  
 2002/7/   Professor Chang Chin-lang, head of the Center’s Materials Division, retires.  
 2001/11/   Professor Liu Hsien-shu is appointed head of the Liaison Division, with National Central Library's Complier Chang Chin-lang to be head of the Center's Materials Division.  
 2001/9/   Ms. Ruth Lin Chu, head of the Liaison Division, retires.  
 2001/8/   The Center hosts Concealing to Reveal: An International Conference on "the Private" and "Sentiment" in Chinese History and Culture. Twenty-five papers are presented.  
 2001/7/   Our journal Chinese Studies receives the 2001 Superior Domestic Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council, ROC.  
 2001/4/   The Center hosts the Third Cross-Straits Conference on the Collation of Ancient Books. Forty papers are presented.  
 2001/3/   Together with the Chinese Literature Departments of National Taiwan University and National Tsing Hua University, the Center co-hosts the International Conference of Chinese Studies in Japan. Eighteen papers are presented.  
 2000/11/   The Center hosts the Conference on Zhuzi Studies and East Asian Culture. Twenty-six papers are presented.  
 2000/7/   Our journal Chinese Studies receives the 2000 Outstanding Domestic Academic Journal Award from the National Science Council, ROC.  
 2000/4/   The Center hosts the Conference on Ming Literati Collections and Ming Studies. Forty-two papers are presented.  
 2000/1/   The Center hosts the Conference on the Creativity of Linguistics in Taiwan. Twenty papers are presented.  
 1999/9/   Mr. Cheng Heng-hsiung, head of the National Central Library Cataloguing Department and vice director of the Center, retires.  
 1999/5/   On behalf of the Council for Cultural Affairs the Center hosts the International Conference on Society, Ethnicity and Cultural Performance. Twenty-five papers are presented.  
 1998/11/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Jin Yong's Novels. Twenty-seven papers are presented.  
 1998/7/   Ms. Keng Li-chun takes over as acting head of the Center's Liaison Division. 
 1998/6/   Mr. Cheng Heng-hsiung, head of the National Central Library Cataloguing Department, is made vice director of the Center.  
 1998/4/   Dr. Juang Fang-rung, head of the National Central Library, takes over as director of the Center. The Center hosts the Conference on the Chinese Family and Its Ethics. Twenty-three papers are presented. 
 1996/4/   The Center hosts the Cross-Straits Conference on the Collation of Ancient Books. Forty-seven papers are presented.  
 1995/4/   The Center hosts the Conference on Chinese Myth and Legend. Thirty-four papers are presented.  
 1994/3/   The Center hosts the Conference on Temples and Popular Culture. Twenty-nine papers are presented.  
 1993/6/   Ms. Ruth Lin Chu takes over as head of the Center's Liaison Division.  
 1993/4/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Popular Beliefs and Chinese Culture. Twenty-nine papers are presented.  
 1992/5/   Dr. Tseng Chi-chun, head of the National Central Library, takes over as director of the Center.  
 1991/5/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Values in Chinese Societies: Retrospect and Prospect. Thirty-seven papers are presented.  
 1990/10/   Ms. Ku Jui-lan takes over as head of the Center's Liaison Division.  
 1990/7/   The Center hosts the 2nd International Conference on Tun-huang Studies. Thirty-seven papers are presented..  
 1989/9/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Chinese Folk Literature. Forty papers are presented.  
 1989/8/   Dr. Yang Chung-sen, head of the National Central Library, takes over as director of the Center.  
 1989/7/   The Research Grant Program to Assist Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies is established.  
 1988/11/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Resources for Chinese Studies. Forty papers are presented.  
 1988/3/   Mr. Cheng Heng-hsiung takes over as head of the Center's Liaison Division.  
 1987/11/   The Center's research capabilities are expanded, and its name is changed to the Center for Chinese Studies. 
 1987/8/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Ming Drama and Fiction. Thirty-six papers are presented.  
 1986/8/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Tun-huang Studies. Thirty-one papers are presented.  
 1985/4/   The Center hosts the International Conference on Chinese Local Gazetteers. Twenty-nine papers are presented.  
 1984/12/   The Center hosts the International Symposium on Chinese Intellectual History. Fifteen papers are presented.  
 1984/2/   The quarterly Current Contents of Foreign Periodicals in Chinese Studies goes into publication.  
 1983/6/   The semiannual Chinese Studies goes into publication.  
 1983/4/   The annual Selected Bibliography of Chinese Studies in Taiwan goes into publication. 
 1982/1/   Mr. Liu Hsien-shu is made head of the Center's Materials Division, a position he has served in up until November 2001. The quarterly Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies goes into publication.  
 1981/9/   At its first meeting, the steering committee announces the establishment of the Chinese Studies Information and Services Center. 
 1981/6/   A steering committee of scholars and experts is established to undertake the planning process. Professor Wang Chen-hu, head of the National Central Library, is chosen to serve as director of both the steering committee and Chinese studies center. Mr. Su Ching is made head of the center's Liaison Division  
 1980/   The Ministry of Education directs the National Central Library to undertake establishment of a center for Chinese studies.  
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