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Brown Bag Lecture
"My Fight for a New Taiwan: One Woman's Journey"
Lu Hsiu-lien (Annette Lu)
Wed., April 23
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Buell Hall, East Gallery
No registration required.

Brown Bag Lecture
"Islands for Life: Artistic Responses"
Adrian Favell
Wed., April 23
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403
No registration required.

CKR: Colloquium Series
"Madness is Civilization: The Suicidal Person in Colonial Korea"
Jun Yoo
Wed., April 23
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
IAB RM 918
No registration required.



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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