Calendar of Events


September 14
(Friday)

Special Event

"Burma in Transition: Minorities, Human Rights and Democratic Process"
Lead Speakers:
Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize in Economics, 1998
Wakar Uddin, Director General, Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU)
T. Kumar, Director, International Advocacy, Amnesty International USA
Elaine Pearson, Deputy Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch
Roundtable:
Nora Rowley, medical activist
Kyi May Kaung, dissenting artist, award-winning writer
Jacques P. Leider, Head, Chiang Mai Center of the École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)
Josef Silverstein, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University
Chris Lewa, Director, The Arakan Project
Maung Zarni, Founder, Free Burma Coalition; Fellow, London School of Economics
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Low Library Rotunda

Registration required. For more information, please click here
Co-sponsored by Global Cultural Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Amnesty International USA, and the Visual Arts Program

September 18
(Tuesday)

Symposium

"Engaging the World: The First Undergraduate Global Scholars Report Back"
Keynote by President Lee C. Bollinger
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 1501

For more information, please click here
RSVP to mf2597@columbia.edu
Co-sponsored by the Blinken European Institute and Columbia Global Centers; In partnership with the Office of the President

 

September 19
(Wednesday)

Workshop Series: After the Postcolonial Turn: Global Perspectives

"Empire in East Asia I"
Louise Young, University of Wisconsin, History
Discussant: Hyun Ok Park, York University, Sociology
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
For more information, please click here


September 19
(Wednesday)

Eighth Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics

"Another Year, Another Government: Making Sense of Japan's Political Confusion"
Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Moderated by Hugh T. Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business School
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Faculty House, Skyline Level (4th Floor)

Followed by reception
Registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Center on Japanese Economy and Business

September 20
(Thursday)

Colloquium Series on Korean Cultural Studies

"What is the K in K-Pop?"
John Lie, Professor, University of California, Berkeley
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.

September 25
(Tuesday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"The Net and Chinese Narratives"
Geremie Barmé, Founding Director, Australian Centre on China in the World, The Australian National University
Jeremy Goldkorn, Founder and Editor, Danwei.com
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by SIPA's International Media, Advocacy and Communications concentration and Columbia Journalism School

 

September 27
(Thursday)

Lecture

"Ethnic Unrest in China: The View from Beijing"
Nicholas Bequelin, Senior Researcher, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch
Moderated by Robert J. Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Columbia University
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 707

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

 

September 28
(Friday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under the Yudhoyono Presidency"
Yayan Mulyana, Assistant Special Staff to the President for International Relations, Gedung Sekretariat Negara, Indonesia
Moderated by Amy Freedman, Associate Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by the Southeast Asian Student Initiative, SIPA

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