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MTS: Lecture Series- Inner Asia Curriculum Development Project
"Tibet-Buryatian Relations Within the China-Russia Context"
Irina Garri
Tues., April 28
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.

"Thailand Update Conference"
Fri., May 1
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Jerome Greene Annex, Columbia Law School

More details here.
No registration required.

CKR: Book Manuscript Workshop
"A Jester with Chameleon Faces: Laughter and Comedy in North Korea, 1953-1969"
Fri., May 1
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
300 Union Theological Seminary, 3041 Broadway

More details here.
Must RSVP at to attend as an observer.

Lecture Series: Museums and Material Culture in East Asia
"Collecting and Presenting Tibetan Material Culture in the West"
Melissa Kerin, Dominique Townsend
Moderated by Gray Tuttle
Fri., May 1
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
IAB, RM 918

No registration required.

MTS: Workshop
"Mapping Tibetan Cyberscape"
Sat - Sun., May 2 - 3
IAB, RM 918

More details here.
Registration encouraged but not required:

Reporting on the "Comfort Women:" The Experiences of a Journalist Now Fighting a Backlash
Takashi Uemura; Yukiko Hanawa,
Introduced by by Carol Gluck
Mon., May 4
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
NYU, 19 University Place, The Great Room

No registration required.



WEAI Director
Eugenia Lean

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


WEAI professor Gerald Curtis discusses Shinzo Abe's U.S. visit with NPR

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong discusses Shinzo Abe's visit to the U.S. with Voice of America

WEAI's Duncan McCargo discusses Thailand's political situation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies podcast

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle discusses China's race problem in Foreign Affairs

WEAI professor Gerald L. Curtis writes about Shinzo Abe's chance to recast Asian security in The Wall Street Journal

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan talks with Thinking Taiwan about Taiwan as a model for political change

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle talks about his new book as co-editor, The Tibetan History Reader, with the New Books in East Asian Studies podcast

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks with The Wall Street Journal about South Korea and the Vietnam War

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan gives a talk on China's Search for Security at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies

WEAI Modern Tibetan Studies director Robert Barnett talks about the Dalai Lama with NBC News and BBC World Service

Watch WEAI professor Carol Gluck's March 16, 2015 "Womenomics" event at Asia Society here.

See video and photos from Feb. 25's landmark event "Birds of Metal in Flight: An Evening of Poetry with 5+5" here

See Complete Video of Gerald L. Curtis's Tenth Annual Lecture on Japanese Politics Here. A summary report of the event is also available. Please click here to view.

WEAI's Robert Barnett talks about China and the Dalai Lama with The New York Times, The New Yorker, Foreign Policy, the Associated Press and KCRW Radio

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong talks about North Korea's relations with Russia in Bloomberg Business

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle talks about China and the Dalai Lama with the radio program Here & Now

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 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.

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


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