Asia News Archive
To take place on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UCLA, Dodd Hall 275.
In a Bangkok Post op-ed article, Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon discusses a series of Asian issues in light of President Obama's trip to Southeast Asia following his re-election.
They threw random possessions off rooftops, made printed copies of Japanese currency and perpetrated odd "happenings" in commuter trains that left Tokyo residents scratching their heads.
When he was an undergraduate student at Harvard University in 1958, Roger Detels spent three months as an exchange student in Kanazawa, Japan. As one of the first few Americans in Kanazawa after the war, Detels — today a UCLA distinguished professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases — still recalls with amusement many of his experiences with his Japanese host family.
"Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World" is an upcoming 2-day conference to be held at UCLA and UC Irvine on November 8 and 9, 2012.
The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies hosts the 17th Annual Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies.
Brushing dust off a thick, bound 14th century volume, Professor Robert Buswell stood in his office, surrounded by a chronicled literary history of ancient Buddhist culture.
The field of Korean Buddhism, which has a nearly 1,700-year history, has opened up to Western scholars and students with the release of the first comprehensive collection of Korean Buddhist works to be published in any European language.
George E. Dutton, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is co-editor of a new volume, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition, along with Jayne S. Werner of Columbia University and John K. Whitmore of the University of Michigan.
UCLA researcher initiates successful crop substitution project in tobacco-rich China
The Japan Foundation, an organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan, has announced $450,000 in funding to support UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies’ teaching, research and outreach efforts.
After four years with the U.S. Foreign Service, Erin Rattazzi, BA '02, advises students to take advantage of every possible opportunity to learn more about the world and their place in it.
Contemporary American literature extends well beyond the white, male-dominated field of yesteryear.
Collaborations, partnerships and perspectives enrich research, education, opportunities, says UCLA Asia Institute director
On Friday, June 1, 2012, the Terasaki Center hosted The New Visions of Japan Annual Forum -- a series of events to commemorate the Center’s 20th Anniversary.
UCLA's Clean Energy Research Center - Los Angeles (CERC-LA) is awarded a U.S.-China EcoPartnership by U.S. Department of State. May 3, 2012
Ten-week program offers valuable research opportunities and cultural experiences
Abuses against children, political prisoners and families among the topics addressed
Finding solutions to global problems propels international cooperation
Chancellor Gene Block accepts award from Committee of 100 on behalf of university
The Miyagi Prefectural Government and the Nanka Miyagi Kenjin Kai would like to extend an invitation to the members of the Nanka Miyagi Kenjin Kai and the Japanese and Japanese American communities who supported Miyagi Prefecture in the aftermath of the earthquake disaster to the Miyagi Earthquake Recovery and Tourism Seminar.
UCLA Center for Korean Studies and The Korea Times-Hankook Ilbo Endowment for Contemporary Korean Studies launches new lecture series that aims to bring prominent speakers to campus to share their expertise on current issues of great interest to both Korean-Americans and non-Koreans.
On March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was destroyed by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and devastating tsunami that followed. The film, PRAY FOR JAPAN, takes place in the devastated region of Ishinomaki, Miyagi – the largest coastal city in Tohoku with a population of over 160,000 people. Filmmaker Stu Levy – an American living in Japan - filmed the tsunami aftermath during his trips to Tohoku as a volunteer and over a period of 6 weeks, captured over 50 hours of footage.
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