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"Subsidising Tibet: Fiscal Estimates and Socio-Economic Consequences"
Andrew Fischer
Moderated by Gray Tuttle
Tues. Feb 3
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
IAB, RM 918
No registration required.

"Chinese Dreams and Chinese Nightmares: 1989 to 2014"
Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Wed. Feb 4
2:10 PM – 4:00 PM
IAB, RM 1219
No registration required.

10th Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics
"New Directions in Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy"
Gerald L. Curtis
Moderated by Hugh T. Patrick
Thurs. Feb 5
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Davis Auditorium, RM 412
Schapiro Center
Followed by reception.
Registration required.

Film Screening
"The Politics of Japanese Documentary Film"
Kazuhiro Soda
Moderated by Hikari Hori
Thurs. Feb 5
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.



WEAI Director
Eugenia Lean

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


Spring 2015 Course Bulletins now available for graduate and undergraduate courses.

Columbia Faculty and Graduate Students: Call for Proposals for Borg Collaborative Grant for East Asia-U.S. Studies

WEAI announces four postdoctoral fellowships for 2015-2016.

Work study opportunities available at WEAI now.

Find out more about WEAI's fellowship opportunities by attending an info session. Click here to register.

Study of the WEAI Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development by Emily T. Yeh Receives the 2015 E. Gene Smith Book Prize from the AAS.

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses the current political situation in Japan with Reuters

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong discusses potential talks between North and South Korea in Newsweek

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks about North Korea's representation in the media with The New York Times

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses the impact of Japan's snap election with the Associated Press, The Washington Post, and Reuters.

The Reed, Winter 2015 edition available for pick up at WEAI or online now.

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong receives the 2014 John K. Fairbank Prize.

Read about the "Beyond Modernity: Understanding Change in China" Conference in honor of Professor Madeleine Zelin here

Professor Carol Gluck has been named the 2014-15 Cleveringa Professor at Leiden University


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