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2019

Apr 18
James A. Millward, Georgetwon Uniniversity James Millward is Professor of Intersocietal History at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is an internationally recognized commentator on issues regarding ethnic policies in...
Apr 17
James A. Millward, Georgetown University James Millward is Professor of Intersocietal History at the Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is an internationally recognized commentator on issues regarding ethnic policies in China...
Apr 16
Keenly aware of living in a small archipelago on the easternmost periphery of the Asian continent, premodern Japanese Buddhist thinkers struggled to define their own place vis-à-vis the great Buddhist countries of India and China. Alternative...
Apr 11
In 1654, the Chinese Linji ( Jp. Rinzai) Chan master Yinyuan Longqi ( Jp. Ingen Ryūki; 1592-1684) left his exalted position as abbot of the historic Buddhist monastery of Wanfusi on Mount Huangpo in the southern Chinese province of Fujian and made...
Apr 4
In this lecture, I will examine the materiality of the Great Stupa at Sanchi in order to show how the imagery of the stupa articulates a rhetoric of dynamic Buddhist life and thought. Particularly, I will demonstrate that the imagery displayed on...
Mar 29
This talk aims to illuminate the dynamics of the post-World War I reconfiguration of the Japanese empire through the lens of Okinawa prefecture. It brings together four sets of works: migration studies, research on the agrarian question, colonial...

2018

Nov 16
Speaker: Kaiser Kuo Founding Member of Tang Dynasty, China’s First Heavy Metal Band Co-Host, Sinica Podcast University of Arizona Alumnus Against the backdrop of a brewing Cold War, one of the major drivers of American anxiety over China is China’s...
Nov 5
candles
Seventeen years ago when the 9/11 tragedy occurred, some hardliners in the leadership of the PRC regarded this event as a strategic opportunity for China: a weakened USA trapped in a confrontation with the forces of radical Islam would be in the...
Oct 9
John L Holden
John L. Holden is President and CEO of the US-China Strong Foundation, an NGO dedicated to strengthening American capacity to understand China. Prior to joining US-China Strong, Holden was Associate Dean at Peking University and Professor of...