Calendar of Events

September 5
(Thursday)

Center for Korean Research Event: Book Talk

"Tyranny of the Weak"
Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Korea Society, 950 Third Avenue, 8th Floor

Registration required.


September 9
(Monday)

Lecture

"Taiwan’s Digital Resources and the Study of Chinese Religious Culture"
Paul R. Katz, Research Fellow, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica in Taiwan
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Butler Library, Room 203

No registration required.
Co-sponsored by C.V. Starr East Asian Library


September 13
(Friday)

Career Event

"Working and Doing Business in China: Myths and Realities"
Jesse Parker, General Manager of Tallwood Venture Capital China
Moderated by Professor Xiaodan Zhang, WEAI Research Scholar
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
918 International Affairs Building

No registration required.


September 18
(Wednesday)

Special Event

"Indonesia and East Asia"
H.E. Dr. Marty M. Natalegawa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia
Moderated by Myron Cohen, Director of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology; Ann Marie Murphy, Senior Research Scholar; Associate Professor, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University; Fellow, National Asia Research Program; Associate Fellow, The Asia Society International relations of Southeast Asia; Duncan McCargo, Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Southeast Asian Politics, University of Leeds
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, 15th Floor, Room 1501

Reception to Follow
Registration Required
Co-sponsored by the School of International and Public Affairs, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center, and the Southeast Asian Student Initiative

September 25
(Wednesday)

A Video Screening and Panel Discussion

"Comfort Women Wanted"
Elazar Barkan, Professor of International and Public Affairs; Pablo Castillo-Diaz, Protection Analyst, Peace and Security at the UN; Chang-Jin Lee, visual artist; Martgaret Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies & Professor of Humanities, University of Delaware; Joyce Yu, UN Resident Coordinator
Moderated by Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
918 International Affairs Building

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


September 25
(Wednesday)

Ninth Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics

"Abe and the LDP Are Back. Now What?"
Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
Moderated by Hugh T. Patrick, R.D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus; Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School
4:15 PM – 5:45 PM
Davis Auditorium (Room #412),
Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research

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


September 26
(Thursday)

Brown Bag Lecture

"Perspectives on Myanmar's Current Political Situation"
Ardeth Thawnghmung, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918

No registration required.


September 30
(Monday)

Panel Discussion

"Aging in Healthcare: An East-West Dialogue"
Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Tad Masuda, Director Representative for International Affairs, Japan NGO Council on Aging
Lina Walker, Health Director, Public Policy Institute (PPI), AARP
Jack Watters, Vice President of External Medical Affairs, Pfizer
Moderated by Carolyn Buck Luce, Managing Partner at Imaginal Labs
5:30 PM reception
6:30 PM program
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue

Registration required.
Co-sponsored by Pfizer, AARP, and Asia Society


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