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Jackson Yang: “We greatly appreciate the opportunity to partner with UCLA to sustain scholarly research and teaching on Taiwan.”

Posted: 11/26/2018


Chinese and Indian immigrants account for two of the largest entrepreneur groups in the United States. These two groups often hold higher levels of education and run more successful businesses than their American-born counterparts, said scholars at a recent APC-CISA symposium.

Posted: 10/30/2018


Min Zhou became a sociologist and scholar of Asian America by happenstance, her life coming to mirror the subject of her scholarly research. The Asia Pacific Center director's current projects bring a transnational perspective to bear on her lifelong interest in migration studies and Asian diasporic communities.

Posted: 10/8/2018


Tatiana Sulovska, a former law student, viewed her acceptance into the International Institute's East Asian Studies M.A. Program as a chance to center her career on her passion: Japanese history.

Posted: 6/20/2018


The UCLA sociologist's latest book, "The Asian American Achievement Paradox," co-authored with Jennifer Lee, received an honorable mention from the fourth section of the American Sociological Association to recognize the work.

Posted: 6/19/2018


UCLA alumnus John Long is a successful businessman, Asian American community leader and philanthropist. One of his latest projects, the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative, works closely with the UCLA Asia Pacific Center. The two organizations are co-organizing a forum at Tsinghua University in late June.

Posted: 6/19/2018


Sean Kennedy (UCLA 2018 Ph.D.) credits his success to support he received from both the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the Asia Pacific Center, including four FLAS grants to study Indonesian.

Posted: 6/7/2018


A century-long period of attacks against religion has given way to burgeoning religious activity in China, said writer-journalist Ian Johnson at a recent event cosponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies and the UCLA School of Law.

Posted: 4/11/2018


In an Afghan Studies talk, Timothy Nunan urged historians to employ a transregional approach to Islamist and socialist movements in the Middle East during the Cold War.

Posted: 4/4/2018


Rwei-Ren Wu recently spoke on emergent nationalism in Okinawa, Hong Kong and Taiwan at the Asia Pacific Center, arguing that they stem from the dynamics of colonial rule.

Posted: 3/22/2018


Namhee Lee looks forward to involving the impressive cadre of Korean specialists at UCLA — who teach in departments and schools across campus — in the activities of the Center for Korean Studies.

Posted: 9/28/2017


The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with several high-profile events that brought together current UCLA professors and students, alumni, advisory board members, donors, community members and center supporters.

Posted: 6/23/2017


Awarded by the American Sociological Association Section on International Migration, the honor recognizes Zhou's groundbreaking research, professional leadership and mentorship of junior scholars.

Posted: 6/12/2017


Dingxin Zhao outlined the evolution of collective action in China between 1976 and the present at a recent talk cosponsored by the Center for Chinese Studies and the Asia Pacific Center.

Posted: 6/7/2017


When we say “Chineseness,” what exactly do we refer to? Allen Chun recently raised this question at a UCLA Taiwan Studies Lectureship event hosted by the Asia Pacific Center.

Posted: 3/8/2017


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