Sponsoring public lectures, conferences, workshops, and cultural events on Korea-related topics, the Center of Korean Research works to advance academic knowledge and a greater public awareness of Korea in the New York City area and, more broadly, North America.
The Dorothy Borg Research Program prepares scholars for the challenge of studying transnational issues involving the United States and East Asia and to explore new conceptual strategies and themes for understanding the study of US – East Asia.
Columbia’s Modern Tibetan Studies Program is the first program in the West dedicated to teaching about the society, history, culture and economics of modern Tibet.
In the fall of 2022, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) at Columbia University inaugurated a new program directed by Professor Gerald Curtis that focuses on Japan’s evolving foreign policy strategy. Named the Japan Research Program, it incorporates and builds on activities that were previously sponsored by the Institute’s Toyota Research Program. The Japan Research Program continues to enjoy the generous support of Toyota and is currently seeking support from other corporations, foundations, and individuals for its public policy-related events and activities concerned with Japan’s relations with the United States, with other countries in the Indo-Pacific region and globally.
The Vietnamese Studies initiative, housed in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, offers courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels focused on the society, history, politics, and culture of Vietnam from the premodern era to today, as well as language courses at all levels.
The Robert M. Immerman Professional Fellows Program of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute provides East Asia-focused mid-career professionals with a one-of-a-kind research and learning community at one of the world’s most prestigious universities and within a dynamic city.
The Visiting Scholars Program of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute is designed to enable faculty and scholars from or with ties to East Asia to enrich their academic careers by engaging in research and scholarship related to East Asia at Columbia University.
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for the role of Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Tibetan Studies for academic year 2023-2024.
Applications due March 20, 2023
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute invites applications for the role of Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Modern Vietnamese Studies for academic year 2022-2023.
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) invites applications for the Postdoctoral Research Scholar Fellowship for academic year 2022-2023.
The Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) invites applications for the Joseph E Hotung Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for academic year 2021-2022.
WEAI is sometimes sent additional opportunities for research grants and positions. Here you will find a list of both internal and external opportunities.