Asia News Archive
General James Mattis, the top commander of the American military in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will join award-winning NPR foreign affairs correspondent Mike Shuster for a public conversation on Nov. 18.
Philanthropist Sammy Lee will be remembered at the 24th annual Sammy Lee Lecture in Chinese Archaeology and Art on Nov. 5.
Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations
The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and The Kahoku Shimpo, a local newspaper in Sendai, have come together to present a traveling photo exhibition that documents the disaster and recovery efforts in northeastern Japan. From 2011-2012, this exhibit will travel to multiple American cities including Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and possibly New York and Boston.
East Asian Studies student takes on the world at 2011 Chinese Bridge Competition.
Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies post-doctoral fellow Chad Diehl will give a public talk about the resurrection of Nagasaki after the 1945 atomic bombing on Oct. 17 in the UCLA Faculty Center Sequoia Room from 4 to 7 p.m.
The UCLA Confucius Institute celebrates opening of three Mandarin immersion programs in elementary schools.
Mercy Corps operations director urges prompt action to ease North Korean food crisis.
Generous support will fund language teaching, student scholarships, and public programming on Thailand.
Acclaimed Chinese film and television director and producer Zhang Jizhong will be joining Hollywood entertainment heavyweights and academic experts at the Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference, which will be held at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) on Oct. 21 and the University of Southern California (USC) on Oct. 22.
The American Institute for Indonesian Studies is a new nonprofit educational organization formed as a consortium of U.S. universities and colleges with an interest in furthering the development of Indonesian studies.
Research about China’s National "Humiliation Maps"
Wagatsuma Fellowship Recipient Hugh Schuckman starts fieldwork on Peace Corps and Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
UCLA's Confucius Institute and other organizations are sponsoring 52 high school students from the Los Angeles area and Tucson, Ariz., who are in China this summer as part of an initiative between the U.S. and China to significantly increase the number of young Americans studying in the Asian nation.
The UCLA International Institute expects to award 552 degrees for the 2010/2011 academic year.
The new Lemelson Anthropological Scholars Program will link faculty and students in relationships that create opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original field research.
Professor Hitoshi Abe served as moderator for the June 16 briefing featuring His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese ambassador to the United States.
The symposium brought researchers from UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior together with eminent Buddhist scholars for a two-hour conversation about their distinctive yet complementary understandings of compassion, creativity, mental flexibility and attention, as well as the role mindfulness meditation may play in cultivating these qualities.
If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa and Southeast Asia.
Walls, fences and being overheard beyond walls and fences were the themes of Taiwanese intellectual Lung Ying-tai's May 2 lecture, in which she invited the audience to "sit along with me at the writer's desk." The event, attended by nearly 300 people, was sponsored by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.
UCLA pediatric critical care doctor Kozue Shimabukuro flew to Japan and joined a roving government medical team in the first weeks after the quake and tsunami. This week, she spoke to give a voice to the tsunami orphans still in need of help.
The Vietnamese Student Union is hosting the 2011 Black April commemoration this week, reports The Daily Bruin. It continues Wednesday evening from 6:00 at the Fowler Museum on campus.
UCLA experts agree that the United States must do more to plan for worst-case scenarios when it comes to nuclear power.
The civil and environmental engineering professor traveled to Japan with a team seeking to understand why structures in the area failed, reports The Daily Bruin.
An 8-unit summer field school
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