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January 2020

A Global History of Victimhood Nationalism

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event   Please join for a lecture with: Jie-hyun Lim, Sogang University, Seoul Director,  Critical Global Studies Institute   Moderated by: Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University    Lim outlines ‘victimhood nationalism’ as a working hypothesis to explain competing national memories in the global memory space, highlighting entangled histories across  postwar and contemporary Japan, Korea, Poland, Germany, and Israel.   This is a Weatherhead East Asian Institute Lectures and Panels event.   Please…

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The House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History

January 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

SIPA Event Please join for a lecture with: Lan Yan, Author Moderated by: Dean Merit E. Janow, Dean of Columbia SIPA and Professor of Professional Practice International Economic Law and International Affairs Columbia University   Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entrepreneur Lan Yan traces her family’s history through early 20th Century to present day. The history of the Yan family is inseparable from the history of China over the last century. One of the most influential…

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“In That Time: Michael O’Donnell and the Tragic Era of Vietnam,” an evening with author Daniel Weiss

January 29 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event   Please join us for a book talk with: Daniel Weiss, CEO and President Metropolitan Museum of Art   Moderated by: Lien-Hang Nguyen, Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia Columbia University   Daniel Weiss’s In That Time tells the story of the American experience in Vietnam through the life of Michael O’Donnell, a bright young musician and poet who served as a soldier and helicopter pilot. O’Donnell…

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Critical Global Studies: What, Why, and How

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event   Please join for an informal conversation with graduate students in East Asian, European, and transnational history with: Jie-hyun Lim, Sogang University, Seoul Director,  Critical Global Studies Institute   Moderated by: Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University    Professor Lim, a renowned historian of East Asia and Eastern Europe, is the Founding Director of the Critical Global Studies Institute at Sogang University. He is a visiting professor in January-February at Columbia.  …

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February 2020

Italy and China’s MoU on the Belt and Road

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event Please join for a lecture with: Michele Geraci, Former Undersecretary of State, Italian Ministry of Economic Development Moderated by: Maria Adele Carrai, Associate Research Scholar,  Weatherhead East Asian Institute;  Marie Curie Fellow,  KU Leuven School of Law Italy was the first G7 country to sign the MoU with China on the One Belt One Road. It has attracted lots of criticism both from part of the domestic political parties and from Italy’s traditional allies in…

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