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Film Screening & Discussion
"The Last Moose of Aoluguya"
Karin Chien; Ying Qian
Moderated by Robert Barnett
Wed., Sept 9
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

Admission free but registration recommended

Film Screening & Discussion
"Karma: The Epic of Everest"
Robert Barnett
Fri., Sept 11
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Rubin Museum of Art

Ticket purchase required.

Lecture Series: Social, Demographic, and Political Development of China Today
"The Chinese Bureaucracy in Three Lenses: Weberian, Confucian, and Marchian"
Xueguang Zhou
Moderated by Yao Lu
Thurs., Sept 24
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.

Film Screening & Discussion
"Quarangga Tagh"
Saipulla Mutalif
Moderated by Robert Barnett
Mon., Sept 28
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.



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Federal Work Study positions available at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. More details here.

Read the introduction to Yoshimi Yoshiaki's Weatherhead Book on Asia Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People in The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong is quoted about Sino-Korean relations in the Los Angeles Times

WEAI professor Lydia H. Liu is cited in article about Chinese anti-Japan propaganda in Foreign Policy

WEAI's Duncan McCargo writes about passive resistance in Thailand in the Nikkei Asian Review

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong discusses tensions in the Korean peninsula with CNN

WEAI professor Gregory Pflugfelder's course "A Cultural History of Japanese Monsters" is named the Number One Coolest College Class in the U.S. by Zipcar

WEAI professor Gerald L. Curtis writes about Shinzo Abe's World War II statement in the East Asia Forum

WEAI professors Charles K. Armstrong and Carol Gluck write about the 70th anniversary of World War II's end in the Journal of Asian Studies

WEAI professor Gerald L. Curtis discusses Shinzo Abe's World War II statement in the Washington Post

Borg Postdoctoral Fellow Paul Busbarat discusses Thailand-India ties with World Politics Review

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis writes op-ed on Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's national security strategy in The Wall Street Journal

Modern Tibetan Studies director Robert Barnett talks about the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday with NPR's Morning Edition and the Los Angeles Times

Read a Q&A with Shellen Wu, the author of the Study of the WEAI Empires of Coal.

Research Scholar Chuck Wooldridge talks about his Study of the WEAI City of Virtues with ChinaFile.

Read papers from the 5th Annual Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS) conference, held in October 2014 at Columbia, here.

WEAI is now accepting Professional Fellows applications for 2015-2016. Learn more here.

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan discusses censorship and publishing in China in ChinaFile

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks on CNN​ about reports that North Korea has executed its defense chief

Chynn Family Foundation Endows Scholarship

WEAI professor Carol Gluck writes about World War II novels in Public Books

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses Shinzo Abe's speech to the U.S. Congress in The Wall Street Journal.

WEAI professor Gregory M. Pflugfelder has launched an interactive educational resource about the history of the Japanese monster movie: "Growing Up With Godzilla."

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle discusses China's race problem in Foreign Affairs


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