WEAI director Eugenia Lean selected for Columbia's 2015-17 Provost Leadership Fellows Program. September 10, 2015

Read a Q&A with Shellen Wu, the author of the Study of the WEAI Empires of Coal. June 29, 2015

Read papers from the 5th Annual Consortium for Asian and African Studies (CAAS) conference, held in October 2014 at Columbia, here. June 4, 2015

WEAI professor Gregory M. Pflugfelder has launched an interactive educational resource about the history of the Japanese monster movie: "Growing Up With Godzilla." April 29, 2015

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. January 21, 2015

Learn more here about the Oct. 3-4 CAAS Symposium: Asia and Africa Across Disciplinary and National Lines

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong receives the 2014 John K. Fairbank Prize. October 23, 2014

Read about the "Beyond Modernity: Understanding Change in China" Conference in honor of Professor Madeleine Zelin here October 21, 2014

WEAI's co-sponsored event with composer Chou Wen-chung is featured in The New York Times October 1, 2014

Read the report on the June 27, 2014 WEAI/SIPA event "Tension Reduction in Northeast Asia: A U.S. Experts Workshop" September 17, 2014

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

WEAI congratulates Jim Cheng, the C.V. Starr East Asian Library director, on being elected Vice-President/President-Elect of the Council on East Asian Libraries. May 5, 2014

WEAI Professor Eugenia Lean receives the 2013-14 Faculty Mentoring Award from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. May 1, 2014

WEAI professor Gray Tuttle receives tenure April 29th, 2014

WEAI mourns the loss of Peter Berton, a longtime friend of the Institute and an alumnus, who passed away on March 28, 2014. Our condolences are extended to his family, friends, and colleagues. March 28, 2014

Senior Research Scholar Murray Rubinstein has received the Hung-dah Chiu Memorial Award for best paper in history and the humanities for "The Evolution of Taiwan’s Economic Miracle 1945-2000: Personal Accounts and Political Narratives." MARCH 6, 2014

INTERACT fellow Saskia Schaefer writes about her Indonesia election research on the WEAI blog February 27, 2014

WEAI professor Theodore Hughes receives the 2014 James B. Palais Book Prize JANUARY 22, 2014

C.T. Hsia, eminent Chinese literary critic and retired WEAI professor, passes away. JANUARY 8, 2014

WEAI Senior Research Scholar Sue Mi Terry discusses North Korea’s family purge for the WEAI blog DECEMBER 19, 2013

WEAI professor Charles K. Armstrong writes about North Korea’s leadership purge for the WEAI blog DECEMBER 17, 2013

Japan scholar visits WEAI to talk about his new Weatherhead Book on Asia "Light and Dark." DECEMBER 9, 2013

PhD student Clay Eaton writes about his research in Malaysia for the WEAI blog. NOVEMBER 26, 2013

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