CTPILS aims to become a platform which connects international institutes and fulfills the goal of sustainable development by transnational indigenous and local knowledge comparative studies and collaborations.

Latest News

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Through the news reports of CTPILS activities and workshops and the records of indigenous studies and sustainable development discussions, we look forward to engaging more participants to propose solutions to indigenous contemporary issues.


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CTPILS has been holding exchanges and visits between Taiwan and the Philippines. Through the perspectives of students and assistants, we write and record stories of indigenous communities of two places as well as capture important moments.


Latest Activity

Research Themes

The theme is to explore indigenous and local knowledge in long-term social and ecological interactions, which mainly focus on water issues, including landscape changes, cultural governance and medical care.


The theme is to apply indigenous and local knowledge to contemporary social development issues, to focus on the development model of Indigenous organizations in Taiwan and the Philippines and to enable the government to collaborate with academia to obtain sustainable development of indigenous peoples.


This theme is to link indigenous, local knowledge and sustainable development studies to a larger regional context and to focus on the environmental governance of the development and expectation of the traditional domain of indigenous peoples in Taiwan and the Philippines through the perspective of cross-national comparison and regional governance. 


Contact Us

  +886-2-2939-3091 #69217, 50711
  Room 216, Research and Innovation-Incubation Center(RIIC), National Chengchi University(NCCU), No. 64, Sec. 2, Zhinan Rd., Wenshan Dist., Taipei City 116, Taiwan (R.O.C.)




  02-2939-3091 #69217、50711
  116台北市文山區指南路二段64號 國立政治大學 研究暨創新育成總中心 216室