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The association also launched the Chinese language course in cooperation with Department of Asian Studies at SWPS Warsaw University and commenced cooperation with Tianjin International Chinese College in the field of language education. Agnieszka Wu-Skawinska, current Chairman of the ...
To meet this end, Mr. Tan helped establish the South Asian Studies Program in 1999 at NUS to allow both undergraduate and graduate students of various academic fields to study India. A few years later in 2004, Mr. Tan also established the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), a think tank created to ...

David A. Bello, Elizabeth Lewis Otey Professorship in East Asian Studies, will present an inaugural public lecture to celebrate his endowed professorship on April 25 at 5 p.m. in Northen Auditorium. The title of Bello's talk, which is free and open to the public, is: “A Bug-eyed View of Environmental History.”.
Earning the prestigious honor this year are Dr. Paula Kopacz, professor of English and Foundation Professor, and Dr. Minh Nguyen, professor of philosophy and Asian Studies, director of the interdisciplinary Asian Studies Program, associate director of the Honors Program, and coordinator of National and ...
A renowned historian of Cambodia, David Chandler, received the top award from the Association for Asian Studies at its 2018 annual conference, held here from March 22-25. The 85-year-old American academic, who is now professor emeritus at Monash University in Australia, was given the Award for ...
Korean Night, presented by the East Asian Studies Center, will take place Saturday at the Willkie Auditorium. The annual event will feature Korean foods from Sobon and Korea Restaurant, music and cultural activities. Badi, a South Korean music ensemble, is a featured performer. Young Hwang, the ...

The Asian Studies Program in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies, will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" ...
Addis Ababa University (AAU) plans to open Asian Studies Research Center which it said will help the country in studying and analyzing some of the models of developments and other aspects adopted from Asian countries. Professionals have already been trained abroad and facilities are in mobilization ...
WILMINGTON -- Ashley Kent, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kent Homes, has been nominated for her accomplishments achieved in the home building industry before the age of 40 in Professional Builder magazine. Professional Builder editors chose the winners from more than 150 nominations ...
The C.V. Starr East Asian Library and the Chang-Lin Tien Center for East Asian Studies, directed by Assistant University Librarian Peter Zhou, finds it home in an ... In the early 1950s the South/Southeast Asia Library was simply the reading room for the Centers for South and Southeast Asia Studies.
Hakala says that in the past academic year, Simon has developed as a scholar and researcher, gaining admission into UB's Advanced Honors Program and presenting her research on the legacy of Confucian thought in contemporary Chinese education at the Pittsburgh Area Asian Studies Undergraduate ...
Muay Thai led Frances Watthanaya into a backstreet Bangkok gym when she was 19 years old, and it led her to the love of her life. “I never believed in that kind of stuff, but I remember seeing him skipping rope and that was it. I was in love,” says Watthanaya of the man who would become her husband, ...
Award-winning sociologist and author Kimberly Hoang will present “Money Movers: Ethnography of Desire in Gray Economies in Southeast Asia” as the keynote address for Eastern Kentucky University's celebration of both Asian Studies and Women's History Month. The lecture, which will begin at 7:30 ...
David Chandler, a renowned scholar of Cambodia's modern history and emeritus professor at Monash University in Australia; Sareth Svay, a Cambodian sculptor and performing artist who lives and works Siem Reap; and Krisna Uk, executive director of the Center for Khmer Studies, based in Siem Reap; ...
... and hope to develop real scientific 'dialogue' with them.” Wahyuni, a communication professor and head of the Centre for South East Asian Studies at Gadjah Mada University in Jogjakarta, points out that Indonesian scientists have made their mark in fields like volcanology and tropical disease.
Other participants were Katja Kolcio, associate professor of dance, associate professor of environmental studies and associate professor of Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies; William Johnston, professor of history, professor of East Asian studies, professor of science in society, and professor of ...
Undergraduate students who take Dylan Clark's course in the Contemporary Asian Studies program at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, study Indonesia, which has the largest number of Muslims in the world. The course includes an International Course Module, during which ...

UA faculty is expected to expand in Southeast Asian studies by starting a center for Southeast Asia on campus, according to Simmons. “If you're interested in South Asia, Hinduism or India, there are resources here,” Simmons said. Simmons said he wants to help students expand their intellectual horizons ...
Cha, senior adviser and Korea chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a think tank, and former director of the Asian studies program at Georgetown, opposed Trump's interest in what is known as a “bloody nose” strike, a limited preventive attack, against North Korea. He expressed his ...
Undergraduate sudents who take Dylan Clark's course in the Contemporary Asian Studies program at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs, study Indonesia, which has the largest number of Muslims in the world. The course includes an International Course Module, during which ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Kimberly Powell, associate professor of education, art education, and Asian studies, and an affiliate faculty member with the Arts and Design Research Incubator (ADRI), will discuss and demonstrate her research project, "StoryWalks," March 27 and 29. As part of the ADRI ...
Awanish Kumar, a postgraduate in South Asian studies from Pondicherry University, applied for admission to LLM course for the academic year 2017-18 in the university. He stood third in the written examination and secured 11th rank after group discussion and interview. There are 20 seats for the LLM ...
Mar 10, 2018-Every few months, some member of the Nepali journalism fraternity writes an article lamenting the decline of the Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS) as 'a think-tank that did great work' during the Panchayat Era. When I read such articles, I basically want to cry for three reasons. First, CNAS was ...
The South and Southeast Asian studies program and the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Montana have invited Thirumalai to perform and teach master classes in Bharatanatyam, an ancient dance characterized by abstract movements and facial expressions depicting interpretive mythical ...
The dissolution and the renaming stem from proposals the Faculty Council—the Faculty of Arts and Sciences' highest governing body—heard at its previous Feb. 14 meeting. The first proposal advocated the dissolution of the Council on Asian Studies because the Asia Center already carries out most of the ...
Students push for Southeast Asian studies development. Southeast Asian Studies Initiative hopes to hire specialized faculty, create classes, host lectures. By Arjun Ganga Staff Writer Monday, February 26, 2018. Remy Poisson / Herald. The Southeast Asian Studies Initiative is a fledgling student-led project with the goal of ...
The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Conference will take place March 22-25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Join over 3,300 attendees at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel, where the conference will offer 450 panel sessions, a Book Exhibition of 90 exhibitors from major publishing houses, Film Expo, ...
The email said the rally would be held unless the University investigated Dwayne Dixon, a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Asian Studies. Dixon became the target of some radical right-wing groups when he posted a Facebook status Jan. 7 about being a counterprotester last year at the ...
Nick Bertrand in front of terracotta warrior With proposals due Feb. 26, the CAS is offering awards for the creation or revision of an undergraduate course on Southeast Asia, as well as its course-development grants on Culture and Language Across the Curriculum, which can involve any Asian language.
The University of Arizona's Department of East Asian Studies offers a variety of focuses for their majors and minors, including Chinese and Japanese language or culture, and is now expanding to include a minor in Korean. Korean classes have been available at the UA, but the department has not offered ...
Howell, an East Asian Languages and Civilizations professor himself, said he supported the proposal because the Asia Center already fulfills the main functions of the Council on Asian Studies, rendering the Council “redundant.” According to Howell, the Asia Center acts as an umbrella organization and a ...
Please join us for the inaugural Asian Studies Student Symposium. Advanced undergraduate students, campus partners, and members of registered student organizations will showcase their experiences and opportunities at UW-Madison. Please come and help us celebrate Asian Studies on campus.
Hakala says that in the past academic year, Simon has developed as a scholar and researcher, gaining admission into UB's Advanced Honors Program and presenting her research on the legacy of Confucian thought in contemporary Chinese education at the Pittsburgh Area Asian Studies Undergraduate ...
Acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh will examine how historical conflicts over resources in Asia have become a major driver of climate change in the Indian Ocean during an April 4 lecture hosted by Vanderbilt Asian Studies. The program is hosting the public talk as part of its 50th anniversary commemoration.
So it was amazing to me that the NBC commentator decided it was just the right time to remind everybody," said Jeff Kingston, Asia studies director at Tokyo's Temple University. "First of all, it's untrue. And the timing of it, when South Korea is hosting the Olympics, it was just astounding cluelessness.".
In addition to programs like the Lunar New Year celebration, the ASA has also been a part of a campus-wide movement actively working toward reforming the Asian Studies department at Vassar College. Kormendi explained the movement in more detail: “Currently, the Asian Studies department is very ...
Howell, an East Asian Languages and Civilizations professor himself, said he supported the proposal because the Asia Center already fulfills the main functions of the Council on Asian Studies, rendering the Council “redundant.” According to Howell, the Asia Center acts as an umbrella organization and a ...
The Center for Asian Studies has funding available for CU Boulder faculty members who would like to develop curricula for new or revised courses about Southeast Asia. CAS will offer two faculty awards for the creation or significant revision of an undergraduate course on Southeast Asia in any discipline.
“It's rare for any U.S. university to have a full-time Tagalog lecturer of Tess' caliber; in this sense Cornell's storied commitment to Southeast Asian studies pays off in unexpected ways – even for a contemporary opera in Hong Kong.” A contemporary work in one act (and three languages), the opera features ...
The New Haven Museum will team up with the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale and the Yale-China Association to co-host Lunarfest 2018. The theme of the event is “People-to-People,” reflecting a spirit of cross-cultural dialogue, specifically between the American and Chinese cultures. It will feature ...
“The Kansai University Open Research Center for Asian Studies is built on the legacy of the Hakuen- Shoin. KU-ORCAS will be a digital global hub for research on East Asian culture.” Uchida and his colleagues are building an open access platform with digital archives of historical information on East ...
The conference also featured a roundtable discussion titled Future of South Asian Studies and Research. The discussion was guided by the following questions: what is 'South Asian Studies' and what role it plays in shaping the intellectual discourse and the allocation of resources to the various inquiries ...
Alan Yang (楊昊), executive director of National Chengchi University's Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), told CNA that a preparatory office was set up in January and CSEAS is assisting with the preparations for the establishment of the Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF). The foundation ...
Da Zhigang, director of the Institute of Northeast Asian Studies at the Heilongjiang Provincial Academy of Social Sciences, told the Global Times on ... Zhang Huizhi, a professor at Northeast Asian Studies College of Jilin University, told the Global Times on Friday that the US and South Korea timed the ...
The discussion was guided by the key questions, What is 'South Asian Studies' and what role it plays in shaping the intellectual discourse and the allocation of resources to the various inquiries taking place under its rubric. How can productive and equal collaborations take place between such emerging ...
He later taught English literature in the southeastern city of Daegu, then returned to the United States where he received a master's degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University. He returned to the divided peninsula in 1964 after getting a job as a civilian working for USFK. ADVERTISING.
Addressing the Joint symposium conducted by the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) of the National University of Singapore (NUS) on the Belt and Road Initiative, held in collaboration with the Pathfinder Foundation (PF), Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Ministry of Culture, Community ...
This fueled my search for more information, and I checked the sources and bibliographies within articles and anthologies for further texts, finding them in the British Library and the libraries in Birkbeck College and The School of Oriental and Asian Studies. Before writing this book, I never would have ...
Religion professor Reiko Ohnuma's scholarship explores themes in narrative literature of South Asian Buddhism such as stories, legends and myths. She first became interested in Southeast Asian studies as an undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. Her academic interests in the ...
Due to the financial crisis around the world, stability of the banking sector is critical. Several rounds of banking reforms in China have aimed to improve performance and competition, and Performance, Risk and Competition in the Chinese Banking Industry provides a comprehensive analysis of performance ...


 

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