Asia News Archive
In an effort to establish a partnership based on education and research with Indian government officials, several University of California professors and administrators are traveling to India this weekend.
Historians Harry Harootunian, Carol Gluck and Fred Notehelfer offer views on modernity and its development in Japan.
In 2008, Robert Buswell will become president of the Association for Asian Studies, the largest group of its kind. It's a breakthrough for UCLA and Korean studies alike and may owe to the unusually wide expertise of this one-time Buddhist monk.
Using primarily their own savings, they fund self-help projects for poor Sri Lankan villages, where the Tillakaratnes spend their vacation time each year.
USC's David Bialock speaks about his research on Daoist influences in Japanese literature from the Nara period.
Japanese politics expert Patricia Maclachlan identifies the challenges to the future privatization of the Japanese post office.
With a new National Language Resource Center, the federal government is recognizing that the preservation of U.S. language communities will not be accomplished with approaches aimed at monolingual Americans.
In an on-camera interview with AsiaMedia, media mogul and anti-Thaksin activist Sondhi Limthongkul said corruption in Thailand has forced his news reporting into a journalism-activism hybrid.
Sondhi Limthongkul speaks on campus about what led to the government’s overthrow by the military. The talk was sponsored by the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
Though numbers have been declining since 2002-2003, a downward trend may be ending.
USC scholar discusses a Japanese notion of beauty and its artistic representation in Meiji period paintings.
Experts on the Koreas, China, and the US say that North Korea won't give up its nuclear arms and that differences between the US and negotiating partners, including ally South Korea, will complicate six-party talks.
The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies present a documentary recounting the true story of Vietnamese immigrants to Israel.
Kantathi Suphamongkohn says he saw the coup coming, but does not yet know what his next move will be.
Discussion attempts to add depth to public perceptions following country’s nuclear test
MIT professor Shigeru Miyagawa got more than he bargained for when he posted an image of Japanese war propaganda on an educational website.
"Intersections: World Arts, Local Lives" features some 250 objects from the Fowler's permanent collection--the art of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the Americas.
UCLA Professor Emeritus Stanley Wolpert reflects on his career.
The records Robinson compiled during his time in East Timor have contributed to a larger record of archives collected by the Commission for Reception, Truth and Reconciliation, which collects records of the 25-year Indonesian occupation of East Timor.
For more than two decades, the series has featured presentations by leading scholars exploring major issues in China's rich artistic heritage.
UCLA historian Geoffrey Robinson is leading a mission to save evidence of a young nation's turbulent birth and working through his own memories of violence.
Ten recent Korean studies PhDs will take up research and teaching jobs in 2006–07.
The grant money will be provided over a five-year period to be used for establishing a network with Korean studies specialists in Latin America and for strengthening the Korean studies program at UCLA.
Commissioned by the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, APPEX is a six-week artist residency program for music, dance and theater that fosters artistic collaboration and promotes creative cultural discoveries through an intensive summer workshop series suited for professional artists. CSEAS is a co-sponsor of the program.
Arthur Rhodes takes top honors for his coverage of Sri Lanka elections in UCLA publication.
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