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November 2017

“Women’s Role in Tibetan Buddhist Community”

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Modern Tibetan Studies "Women’s Role in Tibetan Buddhist Community" Khenpo Sodargye, Larung Buddhist Institute 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required.

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“Japan’s Foreign Policy in a Time of Shifting Geopolitical Goals”

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture “Japan’s Foreign Policy in a Time of Shifting Geopolitical Goals” Noboru Yamaguchi, Lieutenant General, JGSDF (ret.), Professor, International University of Japan Moderated by Takako Hikotani, Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Columbia University 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Three years have passed since Shinzo Abe became the prime minister of Japan. Attitudes toward this administration are divided into two extreme poles, with little ground in…

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“Book Launch – White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings “

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Modern Tibetan Studies "Book Launch – White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings" Lhamo Pemba, Daughter of the late Tsewang Yishey Pemba, who was the author of White Crane, Lend Me Your Wings Robert Barnett, Columbia University Riga Shakya, Columbia University 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tibet House 22 West 15th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues) No registration required. Co-sponsored by Tibet House and the Modern Tibetan Studies Program

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“The New Revisions to China’s Regulations on Religious Affairs”

November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "The New Revisions to China's Regulations on Religious Affairs" Dedong Wei, Vice-Dean, School of Philosophy/Director, International Center for Buddhist Studies, Renmin University, Beijing 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Part of a series of talks on "Religion and the State in China", funded by the Weatherhead Conference Fund and presented by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia

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“China Knowledge and Library Sources: A Lecture Marking the 115th Anniversary of the Chinese Library at Columbia University”

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "China Knowledge and Library Sources: A Lecture Marking the 115th Anniversary of the Chinese Library at Columbia University" Wang Yuguang, Professor, Department of Information Management, Peking University Chengzhi Wang, Chinese Studies Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library; Affiliated Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute Monday, November 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required The expansion of China knowledge in the U.S. in the first half of the 20th century resulted mainly…

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“Religion and the State in China: Restrictions, Revival, and Possibilities”

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Panel Discussion "Religion and the State in China: Restrictions, Revival, and Possibilities” Nicholas Bequelin, East Asia Director at Amnesty International Sarah Cook, Senior Research Analyst for East Asia at Freedom House Moderated by: Robbie Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Program; Adjunct Professor of Contemporary Tibetan Studies, Columbia University Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:30 - 7:00PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required

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“Modernity and Policy Toward the Urban Poor in China”

November 29 @ 12:10 pm - 1:50 pm
Social Work Building, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue United States + Google Map

Lecture "Modernity and Policy Toward the Urban Poor in China" Dorothy Solinger, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine Moderated by Qin Gao, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, Columbia School of Social Work Discussant: Xian Huang, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University 12:10 PM - 1:50 PM School of Social Work, Room C03 Registration required; Please register by emailing ql2270@columbia.edu. In this talk, Dr. Solinger will pose the question: why are the poor in Chinese cities…

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December 2017

“China’s 19th Party Congress – What Comes Next?”

December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Discussion "China's 19th Party Congress - What Comes Next?" Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University Sun Zhe, Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, International and Public Affairs at Columbia University Monday, December 4th, 2017 1:00 - 2:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Asia Pacific Affairs Council

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“The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party and the Futures of Chinese Politics”

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
66 West 12th Street, 66 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Panel Discussion "The 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party and the Futures of Chinese Politics" Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Columbia University Hua Ze, Founder of China Rights in Action L.H.M. Ling, Professor of International Affairs, The New School Mark Frazier, Professor of Politics at The New School and Director of India-China Institute Xu Youyu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Zha Jiangying, Writer Monday, December 4, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00…

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“Making Confucians in Confinement: Imprisoned Officials in Ming China (1368-1644)”

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture “Making Confucians in Confinement: Imprisoned Officials in Ming China (1368-1644)” Ying Zhang, Associate Professor, Department of History, Ohio State University Dorothy Y. Ko, Professor, Department of History, Barnard College Monday, December 4, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM International Affairs Building Room 918 No registration required Co-sponsored by the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University

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