Vanishing Natives and Taiwan's Settler Colonial Unconsciousness

Author: Katsuya Hirano | Lorenzo Veracini | and Toulouse Roy


This article approaches Taiwan history through the optic of settler colonial studies, a comparative scholarly field that has consolidated in recent years. The article focuses on uncovering the multiple layers of Taiwan’s settler-colonial past lying beneath dominant historical narratives. It is important to note that processes of profound historiographical transformation are already underway and that our intervention aims to contribute to a revision that is already happening. What we offer is a transnational framework and its language.

Regions: East Asia
Countries: Taiwan

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