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March 2017

“Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers”

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Author Lecture "Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan's Lost Soldiers" Yoshikuni Igarashi, Professor of History, Vanderbilt University Moderated by Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. ----- Soon after the end of World War II, a majority of the nearly 7 million Japanese civilians and serviceman who had been posted overseas returned home. Heeding the call to rebuild,…

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“Human Rights in Today’s Taiwan: Progress and Challenges”

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "Human Rights in Today's Taiwan: Progress and Challenges" Yu-jie Chen, consultant to the U.S.-Asia Law Institute at NYU School of Law 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. Co-sponsored by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, Columbia Law School

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“Crossing the DMZ: Reflections on Transnational Women’s Peacebuilding”

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Center for Korean Research CAA Korea Colloquium on Contemporary Korean Affairs “Crossing the DMZ: Reflections on Transnational Women’s Peacebuilding” Christine Ahn, Founder and International Coordinator, Women Crossing DMZ Moderated by Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Columbia University 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality ------------------ On May 24,…

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“Rethinking Authorship in East Asia and Europe”

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kent Hall, Room 403, Columbia University - Kent Hall, Room 403
New York, NY 10027 United States
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International Symposium "Rethinking Authorship in East Asia and Europe" Paul Anderer, Columbia University Hiroshi Araki, International Research Center for Japanese Studies David Atherton, University of Colorado Boulder Susan Boynton, Columbia University Torquil Duthie, University of California, Los Angeles Michael Emmerich, University of California, Los Angeles Jane Gaines, Columbia University Thomas Gaubatz, Northwestern University Bunkyo Kin, Kyoto University Emeritus; Tsurumi University Yuika Kitamura, Kobe University Kazuaki Komine, Rikkyo University Emeritus; Waseda University Sungsi Lee, Waseda University Indra Levy, Stanford University David…

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“The Impact of the Trump Administration on the Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific: Japan’s View”

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture “The Impact of the Trump Administration on the Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific: Japan's View” Yoichi Kato, Senior Research Fellow, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation; Former Security Correspondent and Bureau Chief, Asahi Shimbun American General Bureau Moderated by Takako Hikotani, Gerald L. Curtis Visiting 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. Co-Sponsored by The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies…

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“Rethinking Authorship in East Asia and Europe”

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Kent Hall, Room 403, Columbia University - Kent Hall, Room 403
New York, NY 10027 United States
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International Symposium "Rethinking Authorship in East Asia and Europe" Paul Anderer, Columbia University Hiroshi Araki, International Research Center for Japanese Studies David Atherton, University of Colorado Boulder Susan Boynton, Columbia University Torquil Duthie, University of California, Los Angeles Michael Emmerich, University of California, Los Angeles Jane Gaines, Columbia University Thomas Gaubatz, Northwestern University Bunkyo Kin, Kyoto University Emeritus; Tsurumi University Yuika Kitamura, Kobe University Kazuaki Komine, Rikkyo University Emeritus; Waseda University Sungsi Lee, Waseda University Indra Levy, Stanford University David…

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“Workshop on U.S.-Japan Alliance and the Power of International Law”

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 1512,

Workshop "Workshop on U.S.-Japan Alliance and the Power of International Law" Jason Healey, Columbia University Takako Hikotani, Columbia University/National Defense Academy of Japan Masahiro Kurosaki, National Defense Academy of Japan Thomas H. Lee, Fordham University School of Law Adam P. Liff, Indiana University Hitoshi Nasu, Australian National University Mira Rapp-Hooper, Center for a New American Security Kazuto Suzuki, Hokkaido University Hideshi Tokuchi, Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Former Vice Minister of Defense for International Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Japan Matthew…

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“Trump’s Asia Policy: The View from D.C.”

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "Trump's Asia Policy: The View from D.C." Michael Auslin, Resident Scholar and Director of Japan Studies at the American Enterprise Institute 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. Co-sponsored by the Asia Pacific Affairs Council (APAC)

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“The Politics of Religion In Postwar Japanese Public School Education”

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
International Affairs Building, Room 918, New York, 10027 + Google Map

Lecture "The Politics of Religion in Postwar Japanese Public School Education" Jolyon Thomas, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania Moderated by Sarah Kovner, Senior Research Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required.

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“The Business of Climate Change: Adaptation Finance in Vietnam and Bangladesh”

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lecture "The Business of Climate Change: Adaptation Finance in Vietnam and Bangladesh" Kimberley Thomas, A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Moderated by Lien-Hang Nguyen, Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia, Columbia University 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM International Affairs Building, Room 918 No Registration Required. Co-Sponsored by the Asia-Pacific Affairs Council ------------------------ The densely populated, low-lying river deltas of Vietnam and Bangladesh are acutely vulnerable…

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