Calendar of Events

October 2
(Tuesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Japan's Powers That Be: Ideals, Reality, and Rhetoric in Comparative Energy Policy"
Paul Scalise, JSPS Research Fellow, Institute of Social Science, Tokyo University
Moderated by Kay Shimizu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Center on Japanese Economy and Business


October 2
(Tuesday)

Panel Discussion

"A First Glimpse of North Korea"
Student reflections on a visit to the DPRK
Moderated by Elisabeth Lindenmayer, Director, United Nations Studies Program; Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Commentary by:
Charles K. Armstrong, Professor of Korean Studies; Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University
Jeong-Ho Roh, Director, Center for Korean LegalStudies; Lecturer-in-Law, ColumbiaLaw School
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 1501

Registration required.
For more information, please click here
Co-sponsored by the Conflict Resolution Working Group, the UN Studies Program, the UN Studies Working Group, Economic and Political Development, the Defense and Security Student Organization, and the Center for International Conflict Resolution, SIPA; the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity, Earth Institute; and the Center for Korean Research

 

 

October 3
(Wednesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Understanding Japan's ODA Policy"
Makoto Sunagawa, former Executive Director, Japan Import-Export Bank for the Americas; former Director, Inter-American Development Bank
Moderated by Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Center on Japanese Economy and Business

 

 

October 8
(Monday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Close Encounters with the Chinese Public Security Bureau"
Hua Ze, Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Moderated by Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights
In Chinese with English Translation

 

October 11
(Thursday)

Workshop Series: After the Postcolonial Turn: Global Perspectives

"Empire in the Middle East"
Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University, History
Discussant: Victoria de Grazia, Columbia University, History
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
For more information, please click here

 

October 16 (Tuesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Sino-Russian Oil and Gas Cooperation: Half Full or Half Empty?"
Keun-Wook Paik, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies; Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme, Chatham House
Moderated by Alexander Cooley, Tow Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 1219

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute

 

October 17 (Wednesday)

CKR-KEI Policy Forum Series

"Trilateral Cooperation: Korea-Japan-US"
Abraham Kim, Interim President, Korea Economic Institute
Jeong-Ho Roh, Professor, Columbia Law School
Charles Armstrong, Director, Center for Korean Research; The Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences, Columbia University
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

 

October 18 (Thursday)

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"Space and Alterity in Colonial Korea: The Case of Yi Kwangsu"
Ellie Choi, Assistant Professor, Cornell University
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

 

October 19 (Friday)

Center for Korean Research Event

"A New North Korea?"
Jean Lee, Korea bureau chief for Pyongyang and Seoul, Associated Press
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 413

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by Columbia Journalism School, APEC Study Center, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute

 

October 22 (Monday)

Roundtable Discussion

"The Power Transition in China"
Yu Jie, Civil Courage Prize Winner
Moderated by Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

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

 

Canceled due to inclement weather

October 29
(Monday)

Panel Discussion & Webcast

“Asia’s Strategic Environment at a Time of Leadership Change”
Panelists:
Alexander Cooley, Tow Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
Benjamin Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
Andrew J. Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Webcast:
Gary F. Locke, U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China
Interviewed by Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S. China-Relations
7:00 PM – 8:45 PM panel & webcast
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103
8:45 PM – 9:30 PM reception
Jerome Greene Annex

Registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Harriman Institute, and the APEC Study Center

 

 

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