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September 2017

“Minority Media in Taiwan”

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:10 pm
Butler Library, Room 203 New York, NY 10027 United States + Google Map

Film Screening and Discussion "Minority Media in Taiwan" Robert Chen, Professor of Radio-TV, National Chengchi University Chun-chi Wang, Associate Professor of English, National Dong Hwa University Introduction by Ying Qian, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University 2:00 PM - 5:10 PM Butler Library, Room 203 Registration Required; Please register here. Wawa No Cidal (Children of the Sun) (Panay, 2015, running time 99min) is a feature film directed by Cheng Yu-Chieh and Lekal Sumi Cilangasan. The film…

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“The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World”

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World" Ho-Fung Hung, Associate Professor of Sociology, The Johns Hopkins University Moderated by Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Please join us for a discussion with Professor Ho-Fung Hung, on his new book, "The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World." Professor Hung's work offers fresh insight into the competing interests and economic…

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October 2017

“Beyond Empire and Borders: The Third International Conference on the Qing Dynasty and Inner Asia” – Conference

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
William and June Warren Hall, 1125 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027
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Conference "Beyond Empire and Borders: The Third International Conference on the Qing Dynasty and Inner Asia" Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Associate Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, Columbia University Oyunbilig Borjigidai, Professor/Executive Dean, School of Chinese Classics, Renmin University of China Ling-Wei Kung, PhD Student in History-East Asian Program, Columbia University Riga Shakya, PhD Student in History-East Asian Program, Columbia University Madeleine Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies Lening Liu, Professor/Director, Confucius Institute Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies…

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“Liberalism in Contemporary China: Projects and Prospects”

October 6 @ 9:45 am - 6:00 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Workshop "Liberalism in Contemporary China: Projects and Prospects" Joshua Fogel, York University David Ownby, Université de Montréal Timothy Cheek, University of British Columbia Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University Ishii Tomoaki, Meiji University Orville Schell, Asia Society Hu Ping, Beijing Spring Li Weidong, Political Analyst Lin Yao, Columbia University Wang Juntao, Activist Xu Youyu, The New School Mark Frazier, The New School Howard French, Columbia Journalism School Li Junpeng, Columbia University Yang Hengjun, Independent Scholar Zha Jianying, Journalist Zhang Boshu, Columbia…

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“Beyond Empire and Borders: The Third International Conference on the Qing Dynasty and Inner Asia” – Conference

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
William and June Warren Hall, 1125 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027
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Conference "Beyond Empire and Borders: The Third International Conference on the Qing Dynasty and Inner Asia" Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Associate Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, Columbia University Oyunbilig Borjigidai, Professor/Executive Dean, School of Chinese Classics, Renmin University of China Ling-Wei Kung, PhD Student in History-East Asian Program, Columbia University Riga Shakya, PhD Student in History-East Asian Program, Columbia University Madeleine Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies Lening Liu, Professor/Director, Confucius Institute Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies…

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“Effluent Disposal and Disease Prevention in Modern Japan”

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "Effluent Disposal and Disease Prevention in Modern Japan" Alexander Bay, Associate Professor of History, Chapman University Moderated by Paul Kreitman, Assistant Professor of Japanese History, Columbia University 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. In the late 19th century, Japanese doctors built a Western-style public health system aimed at acute infectious diseases like cholera, dysentery and typhoid fever. While fecal-oral route diseases receive much attention in our historiography, little has been written on…

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“Swallowing and Spitting History: Performing History/Experimental Practices (Perspectives from Japanese Performing Arts)”

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prentis Hall

Workshop "Swallowing and Spitting History: Performing History/Experimental Practices (Perspectives from Japanese Performing Arts)" Miya Masaoka, Composer and Sound Artist Brooke O’Harra, Director Eiko Otake, Choreographer and Movement Artist Marilyn Ivy, Columbia University Katie Brewer Ball, Wesleyan University Peter Eckersall, CUNY Graduate Center Tyran Grillo, Columbia University William Johnston, Wesleyan University Thomas Looser, New York University Karen Shimakawa, New York University 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Prentis Hall (632 West 125 St.), Room 101 Registration required. Please click here to register…

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“Fundamental Fiscal Reforms in China”

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building Room 918, Columbia University - International Affairs Building Room 918
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Lecture "Fundamental Fiscal Reforms in China" Christine Wong, Professor of Economics and founding Director of the Center for Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Melbourne Moderated by Carl Riskin, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Distinguished Professor of Economics, Queens College, The City University of New York 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required In the lead up to the 19th Party Congress in October 2017, the dominant narrative on Xi Jinping’s first term is…

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“Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918 New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China" Diana Fu, Assistant Professor of Asian Politics, University of Toronto Moderated by Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Please join us for a discussion with Professor Diana Fu on her forthcoming book, a Study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China (Cambridge University…

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“Watching the Philippines, Reporting Duterte”

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Pulitzer Hall New York, 10027 United States + Google Map

Conference "Watching the Philippines, Reporting Duterte" Sheila Coronel, Columbia University Neferti Tadiar, Barnard College Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds/Columbia University Vicente Rafael, University of Washington Eduardo Moncada, Barnard College John Gershman, New York University Andrew J. Nathan, Columbia University Maria Ortuoste, California State University Nicole Curato, University of Canberra Ann Marie Murphy, Seton Hall University Leloy Claudio, University of De La Salle Glenda Gloria, Harvard University Alfred McCoy, University of Wisconsin Steffen Jensen, University of Aalborg Albert Alejo, Loyola School…

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