Calendar of Events

October 1
(Tuesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Stormy Seas: Japan’s Disputes over History and Territory and the US-Japan Alliance"
Thomas Berger, Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University
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 for Japanese Economy and Business


October 10
(Thursday)

Modern Tibetan Studies Program Lecture

"From Tents to Housing Blocks: The Impact of Changes in Tibetan Architecture"
Maggie Hui Mei Kei, Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.


October 11 - 12
(Friday - Saturday)

Film Festival and Symposium

"Film Festival and Symposium": A Taiwan Documentary Film Festival and Symposium at Columbia
Friday, October 11, 2:00 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, October 12, 9:30 AM - 5:40 PM

WEAI Featured Panel: "Taiwan Documentary, Transnational Perspective"
Dr. Shi-Yan Chao, INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Introduced by Prof. Murray Rubinstein, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Lifetime Screening Room, 511 Dodge Hall
2:10 pm - 2:50 pm
Open to public, registration required

To register for individual film screenings and/or discussions, access the registration page here.

For the full film screening schedule, click here.

This event is presented by Columbia University Libraries with the School of the Arts Film Studies M.A. Program, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Asia-Pacific Development Society, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China and Taipei Cultural Center of Teco in New York.


October 12
(Saturday)

Workshop

"Gender Mainstreaming Workshop: A Tool for Change"
Kristy Kelly, Adjunct Assistant Professor in International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Associate Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

Only open to Columbia University students.
Register by sending your name, year, concentration and specialization to sipa.gpwg@gmail.com.
Co-sponsored by the Gender Policy Working Group and the Gender and Public Policy Specialization


October 21
(Monday)

Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

"Assignment: China"
Mike Chinoy, Senior Fellow, US-China Institute, University of Southern California; Former Beijing Bureau Chief, CNN; Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibet Studies Program
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hamilton Hall, Room 703

To register click here. For more information, click here.
Co-sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association and the Sevellon Brown Fund


October 22
(Tuesday)

Lecture

"Will to Remember: Discoursing Massacres and Becoming Mujahideens"- A Talk Based on Ethnographic Fieldwork in the Southern Philippines
Rosa Cordillera A. Castillo, Doctoral Fellow in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Free University of Berlin
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

Open to all Columbia University students.
No registration required.
Light refreshments will be served.


October 23
(Wednesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Emerging Markets – Global Investors Perspective"
Joon Hyuk Heo, Head of Global Fixed Income, Mirae Asset Global Investments; Farhod Inogambaev, Director for Emerging Markets Debt Trading, Oppenheimer and Company Inc.
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 1219

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute


October 24
(Thursday)

Presentation

"Political Cyber Bullying in Thailand"
Thaweeporn 'Am' Kummetha, Bangkok-based journalist and internet activist with the group Netizen
Moderated by Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Southeast Asian Politics, University of Leeds
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 324

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by Asia Pacific Affairs Council, Southeast Asia Student Initiative, Columbia Journalism School, and the International Media, Advocacy, and Communications Concentration


October 30
(Wednesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Learning from Mistakes: Why the Pivot has failed and what that tells us about America's real policy choices in Asia"
Hugh White, Professor of Strategic Studies, Australian National University
Moderated by Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
10:10 AM – 12:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.


October 30
(Wednesday)

Lecture

"Abenomics and Japan's Market Potential"
Nobuyuki Saji, Chief Economist, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
William and June Warren Hall, Room 309

Co-sponsored by the Japan Study Student Association at SIPA and the Center on Japanese Economy and Business


October 30
(Wednesday)

Film Screening and a Discussion

"Children of Srikandi"
Laura Coppens, Filmmaker
Moderated by Saskia Schäfer, Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Southeast Asian Studies, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

Co-sponsored by the Asia Pacific Affairs Council, Southeast Asia Student Initiative, SIPA Spectrum, and the Gender Policy Working Group


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