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Brown Bag Lecture
"The Hundred Year Marathon: China's Secret Strategy"
Michael Pillsbury
Moderated by Andrew Nathan
Wed. April 1
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required

"History and Experiment: Asian American Poetry"
Thurs. April 2
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hamilton, RM 420

No registration required

CKR: Lecture
"Beyond Death: The Politics of Suicide and Martyrdom in Korean History"
Hwasook Nam
Moderated by Jungwon Kim
Fri. April 3
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required

Brown Bag Lecture
"Competition, Conformism and Coping: Elementary Education in Contemporary Japan"
Kumiko Makihara
Moderated by Carol Gluck
Thurs. April 9
12:00 PM - 1:30PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required

MTS: Lecture
"Buddhism and Society in Tibet Today"
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodroe
Thurs. April 9
7:00 PM - 9:00PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required



WEAI Director
Eugenia Lean

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


WEAI Modern Tibetan Studies director Robert Barnett talks about the Dalai Lama with NBC News and BBC World Service

Watch WEAI professor Carol Gluck's March 16, 2015 "Womenomics" event at Asia Society here.

See video and photos from Feb. 25's landmark event "Birds of Metal in Flight: An Evening of Poetry with 5+5" here

See Complete Video of Gerald L. Curtis's Tenth Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics Here. A summary report of the event is also available. Please click here to view.

WEAI's Robert Barnett talks about China and the Dalai Lama with The New York Times, The New Yorker, Foreign Policy, the Associated Press and KCRW Radio

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks about North Korea's relations with Russia in Bloomberg Business

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle talks about China and the Dalai Lama with the radio program Here & Now

WEAI Senior Research Scholar Joel Wit is cited in an editorial about North Korea in The New York Times.

WEAI professors Gerald L. Curtis and Takatoshi Ito discuss Japan's economy in Fortune.

WEAI's Duncan McCargo is interviewed about Thailand's politics in the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs.

The University of Texas's Humanities Institute reports on the 2015 Ho Distinguished Lecture by WEAI Director Eugenia Lean

WEAI professor Xiaobo Lü talks about China's corruption crackdown with The Guardian.

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

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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