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April 2019

“The Future of the US–Japan Alliance: Advancing the vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific”

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture   Featuring: H.R. McMaster, Fouad and Michelle Ajami Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University, and the Former 26th Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.   Opening Remarks: Merit Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Aairs; Professor of Professional Practice, International Economic Law and International Affairs, Columbia University   Introduction: Richard Betts, Leo A. Shifrin Professor of War and Peace Studies and Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of War and Peace Studies; Director, International…

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“Gateway State: Hawai’i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire”

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Workshop Featuring: Dr. Sarah Miller Davenport, University of Sheffield Moderator: Lien-Hang Nguyen, Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia at Columbia University   Fayerweather, Room 513 No registration required. For press inquiries, please contact Ariana King ak4364@columbia.edu   This event is co-sponsored by Center for International History and Weatherhead East Asian Institute

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Science and Society in Global Asia Workshop

April 12 - April 13

Science and Society in Global Asia Workshop Friday, April 12 - Saturday, April 13, 2019 International Affairs Building, Room 918 Organizers John Chen, Dongxin Zou Faculty Sponsor Eugenia Lean Institutional Sponsors Center for Science and Society Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures Weatherhead East Asian Institute   What do connected histories of Asia offer science and technology studies (STS), and vice versa? How do encounters between heterogeneous and often asymmetrically empowered forms of knowledge push us to rethink the…

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“Chinese Oral Histories at Columbia and Beyond: Lessons and Legacies for Now and Future”

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion Featuring: Guangyao Jin, Professor of History Department and Director of  International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization, Fudan University, China Andrew J. Nathan, the Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University Jim Cheng, Director, C.V. Starr East Asian Library Mary Marshall Clark, Director, Columbia Center for Oral History Research Yingwen Huang, Chinese Materials Archivist, Columbia Rare Book and Manuscript Library Chengzhi Wang, Chinese Studies Librarian, C.V. Starr East Asian Library   Historical source materials keep their scholarly value…

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“China’s and Russia’s Sharp Power: How Big a Threat?”

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Lecture Featuring: Christopher Walker, Vice President for Studies and Analysis, National Endowment for Democracy Moderated by: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and Alexander Cooley, Claire Tow Professor of Political Science and Director of The Harriman Institute for the Study of Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe at Columbia University About the Speaker Christopher Walker is Vice President for Studies and Analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy. In this capacity, he oversees the…

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“China Under Xi Jinping: The First Term and the Future”

April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Brown Bag Lecture   Featuring Li Weidong, retired publisher of China Reform Magazine, editorial member of "China Strategic-Analysis" Moderated by Andrew Nathan Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University   About the Speaker Li Weidong is the retired publisher of China Reform magazine. He is a member of the editorial committee of China Strategic Analysis, a journal published in Chinese in the United States. Under the pen name “Hibernating Bear” (Dongmian xiong), he is a widely read and influential…

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“Time and Kinship: Rebirth and being in Burmese Buddhist Cosmology”

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Lecture Featuring: Naoko Kumada, Research Fellow, School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University Moderated by: Zhaohua Yang, Sheng Yen Assistant Professor of Chinese Buddhism, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures Burmese Buddhists tell rebirth stories to explain where they came from and will go, from previous life to the next in the cycle of rebirth. The ultimate goal of their existence is not for the cycle to continue but to end, so as to attain nirvana. The…

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“Languages & Scripts in China: New Directions in Information and Communications History”

April 19

Workshop Featuring: David Branner Janet Chen, Princeton Chloe Estep, Columbia Ulug Kuzuoglu, Columbia Fu-ming Lee, Yale Mårten Saarela, Academia Sinica Gina Tam, Trinity Jing Tsu, Yale Nathan Vedal, Washington University Jeffrey Weng, Berkeley Xiayu Xia, Berkeley Yurou Zhong, University of Toronto   To access the papers, please RSVP to Ulug Kuzuoglu uk2123@columbia.edu View the full schedule here.   International Affairs Building, Room 918 No registration required. For press inquiries, please contact Ariana King at ak4364@columbia.edu.  

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The Cultural Turn in Arabic Literary Production

April 19 - April 21

Conference Events will be held over the course of three days in Faculty House, Garden Room 2 and Knox Hall, Room 509. For a detailed schedule of events, click here.     Sponsored by: Columbia University’s MESAAS Department, Middle East Institute, SoF/Heyman Center, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Division of Humanities/ Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Arabic Studies Seminar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the Program in Chinese Literature and Culture, EALAC, and…

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“Minjian: the Rise of China’s Grassroots Intellectuals “

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Lecture Featuring:  Sebastian Veg, Professor of intellectual history and literature of 20th century China at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris; Honorary Professor at the University of Hong Kong Moderated by: Eugenia Lean,  Director, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Associate Professor of Chinese history, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.   While China’s intellectuals throughout the twentieth century were defined in terms of their elite position and responsibility for the nation, this role was profoundly…

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