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Brown Bag Lecture
"A Contemporary Conversation on a Chinese Erotic Classic"
Paize Keulemans; Wei Shang
Thurs., April 24
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
IAB, RM 918
No registration required.

CKR: Lecture
"Koreans of the Former Soviet Union"
Valeriy S. Khan
Thurs., April 24
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
IAB, RM 918
No registration required.

INTERACT:Transnational Turning Points
"Documenting Queer Histories in China and the West"
Fri., April 25
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Hamilton Hall, RM 602
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WEAI Director
Myron Cohen

Regional Expertise: China | Japan | Korea | Mongolia | Southeast Asia | Taiwan | Tibet


Professor Gerald Curtis discusses Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in The Economist and in Reuters.

Call for Papers: The Fifth Annual Consortium for Asian and African Studies Symposium from October 3-4, 2014 at Columbia University

WEAI mourns the loss of Peter Berton, a longtime friend of the Institute and an alumnus, who passed away on March 28, 2014. Our condolences are extended to his family, friends, and colleagues.

Modern Tibetan Studies director Robert J. Barnett is interviewed by the New York Times and Voice of America about China’s ethnic policy.

Senior Research Scholar Duncan McCargo writes about Thailand’s political turmoil in The Guardian and Foreign Affairs

Check out the new issue of the APAC Journal via, APAC page, or pick up a copy at the WEAI.

Theodore Hughes receives the 2014 James B. Palais Book Prize


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