Calendar of Events

February 4
(Tuesday)

Modern Tibetan Studies: Presentation

"Gyarong at the Margins: Politics and Identitites on the Sino-Tibetan Border"
Tenzin Jinba, Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at Lanzhou University; currently Reserach Fellow in the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University
Moderated by Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building Room 918

No registration required
Please note, this lecture will be in Chinese with English translation
Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program

February 5
(Wednesday)

Fourth Annual N.T. Wang Distinguished Lecture

"Urbanization and Land Ownership Reform in China"
Qiren Zhou, Professor of Economics, National School of Development, Peking University; Lulu Chow Wang Senior Visiting Scholar, Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia University
Moderated by Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Director of the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business, Columbia Business School
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Check-in and Registration
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Lecture and Q&A
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Reception
International Affairs Building Room 1501

Registration required
For more information and to register, click here
Co-sponsored by the Chazen Institute of International Business

February 19
(Wednesday)
Panel Discussion

"East Asian Miracle at Risk: Is a Social Crisis Brewing?"
Moderated by Isabela Mares, Columbia University
With Panel Chair Yumi Shimabukuro, Columbia University

Panelists: Qin Gao, Fordham University
Yoonkyung Lee, Binghamton University
Arvid Lukauskas, Columbia University
Yumi Shimabukuro, Columbia University

Format: 15-minute presentation by each panelist followed by a 10-minute discussion by the moderator and Q&A

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

Open to all Columbia University students.
No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Program in Economic Policy Management and The APEC Study Center at Columbia University

February 20
(Thursday)
Center for Korean Research
Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Provisioning Armies in a Wartime Borderland: The Imjin War, Ming Quartermasters, and Korean Society, 1592-1598"
Masato Hasegawa, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, New York University
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

February 24
(Monday)
Brown Bag Lecture

"Bangkok Shutdown? Thailand's Political Crisis"
Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds
Moderated by Ann Marie Murphy, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia university; Associate Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
For more information, click here


February 24
(Monday)
Modern Tibetan Studies: Presentation

"Tibetan Intellectuals in the 1940s"
Heather Stoddard, Professor Emeritus of Tibetan Studies, Institut National des Langues et Cultures Orientales (Paris)
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program

February 25
(Tuesday)
Program Series: Meet the WEAI Authors

"Neither Donkey Nor Horse: Medicine and the Struggle Over China's Modernity"
Sean Lei, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; 2013-14 Member, Institute for Advanced Study
Moderated by Eugenia Lean, Associate Professor of Chinese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.


February 25
(Tuesday)
Brown Bag Lecture

"Integrating East and Southeast Asian Case Studies into the Global History of Genocide"
Ben Kiernan, A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History and Director of the Genocide Studies Program, Yale University
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the APEC Study Center

February 27
(Thursday)
Center for Korean Research
Sijo Workshop with Professor David McCann

David McCann, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Literature, Harvard University
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Kent Hall, Room 403

No registration required.


February 27-28
(Thursday - Friday)
Conference

"Russia in East Asia: Imagination, Exchange, Travel Translation"
Thursday, February 27
Keynote lecture with Katerina Clark - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Friday, February 28
Panel 1: Translation and Influence - 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Panel 2: Tolstoy in East Asia - 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Panel 3: Encounters and Transformations - 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Panel 4: Self-Fashioning Across the Russian-Chinese Border - 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
International Affairs Building, Rooms 1501 and 1512
To view the full conference program, click here.
Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the University Seminar on Slavic History and Culture

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