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Miki Dezaki's directorial debut, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue,” addresses the highly contentious debate in Japan and South Korea about comfort women during World War II.

Posted: 11/4/2019


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China today is an influential, yet insecure, global powerhouse that can best be understood by studying its institutions, says China historian Klaus Mühlhahn.

Posted: 10/15/2019


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“China and California are the second- and fifth-largest economies in the world and their actions on climate change send an important signal to the world about what is possible with concerted effort,” said Alex Wang, UCLA law professor.

Posted: 10/4/2019


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Funds from J. Yang and Family Foundation will provide scholarships and bolster research and curriculum development.

Posted: 7/22/2019


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Higher education leaders from across the Pacific Rim addressed migration, diversity and climate change at the 23rd APRU Annual Presidents' Meeting.

Posted: 7/9/2019


Photo for Shu-mei Shih named president-elect of
At the March 2019 annual meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Professor Shu-mei Shih was elected to association's Board of Directors as president-elect.

Posted: 4/15/2019


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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


Photo for Transnational connections: Chinese and Indian
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


Photo for Min Zhou comes full circle
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


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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


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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


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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


Photo for Researching renewable energy in Jakarta
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


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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


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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


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