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MTS: Film Screening
"Young Jigme"
Cuilan Liu
Moderated by Robert J. Barnett
Fri. Feb 27
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.

MTS: Chinese Roundtable
"Cultural Salon: Traveling in Tibet, Learning about Tibetan Culture"
Cuilan Liu; Yang Minghong; Ryosuke Kobayashi
Sat. Feb 28
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

Registration required: or

16th Annual Mitsui Symposium
"How Supply Chains Respond to Crises: The Japanese Experience"
Moderated by Fangruo Chen
Tues. March 3
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Davis Auditorium RM 412, Schapiro Center

Registration required

Brown Bag Lecture
"Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China"
Sheila A Smith
Moderated by Gerald L. Curtis
Thurs. March 5
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required

Digital Humanities Workshop
"Ritsumeikan University’s Art Research Center and Digital Humanities Center in Japanese Arts and Culture"
Fri. March 6
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required



WEAI Director
Eugenia Lean

Regional Expertise:
China | Japan | Korea | Mongolia | Southeast Asia | Taiwan | Tibet


See Complete Video of Gerald L. Curtis's Tenth Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics Here.

Columbia Faculty and Graduate Students: Call for Proposals for Borg Collaborative Grant for East Asia-U.S. Studies

WEAI professors Gerald L. Curtis and Takatoshi Ito discuss Japan's economy in Fortune.

WEAI's Duncan McCargo is interviewed about Thailand's politics in the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs.

The University of Texas's Humanities Institute reports on the 2015 Ho Distinguished Lecture by WEAI Director Eugenia Lean

WEAI professor Xiaobo Lü talks about China's corruption crackdown with The Guardian.

Study of the WEAI Taming Tibet: Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development by Emily T. Yeh Receives the 2015 E. Gene Smith Book Prize from the AAS.

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses the current political situation in Japan with Reuters

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong discusses potential talks between North and South Korea in Newsweek

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks about North Korea's representation in the media with The New York Times

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses the impact of Japan's snap election with the Associated Press, The Washington Post, and Reuters.

The Reed, Winter 2015 edition available for pick up at WEAI or online now.

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong receives the 2014 John K. Fairbank Prize.

Read about the "Beyond Modernity: Understanding Change in China" Conference in honor of Professor Madeleine Zelin here

Professor Carol Gluck has been named the 2014-15 Cleveringa Professor at Leiden University


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