Past Events

Monday, Sep. 21st, 2015
The Arc of Post-World War II Japanese Diplomacy: A Conversation
Ryozo Kato - Former Ambassador to the U.S.; Naoyuki Agawa - Professor of Law, Keio University; Paul Kennedy - Dilworth Professor of History, Yale University; Koichi Hamada - Tuntex Emeritus Professor of Economics, Yale University
Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Sep. 15th, 2015
The North Korean Human Rights Conundrum
Greg Scarlatoiu - Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK)
Lecture, Special Event
Korea
Saturday, Sep. 12th, 2015
Text and Context in East Asian Buddhism
Workshop
China, Japan
Thursday, Sep. 10th, 2015
CEAS Fall 2015 Reception
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Sep. 9th, 2015
Let the People Judge: The Introduction of the Jury System in Japan in Comparative Perspective
Rieko Kage - Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Apr. 23rd, 2015
Queer Lives as Cautionary Tales: Female Same-Sex Marriage in the Hetero-Patriarchal Imagination of Postwar South Korea
Todd Henry - Assistant Professor, Department of History, UC San Diego
Lecture
Korea
Monday, Apr. 13th, 2015
Poetry of Protest and the 1989 Tiananmen Movement
Jiayan Mi - Associate Professor of English and World Languages & Cultures, The College of New Jersey
Lecture
China
Thursday, Apr. 9th, 2015
Do Flush Toilets Have Politics?
Gonçalo Santos - Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong
Lecture
China
Tuesday, Apr. 7th, 2015
New Directions in Asia: The Tokyo War Crime Trials
David Cohen - Professor of Law, University of Hawaii; Professor & Director, War Crimes Studies Center, UC Berkeley & Yuma Totani - Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Hawaii
Workshop
Japan, Transregional
Tuesday, Mar. 31st, 2015
Politics, Piety and Pots: Thinking about Shared Practices in The Eurasian Northlands, 7th to 12th Centuries
Naomi Standen - Professor of Medieval History, University of Birmingham, UK
Lecture
China, Transregional
Photo by W Guth. Saturday, Mar. 28th, 2015
Samurai and the Culture of Japan’s Great Peace
Special Event
Japan
Thursday, Mar. 5th, 2015
Jellyfish and Ginger: Medical Books and the Abandonment of Movable Type in the Early Edo Period ( 海月と生薑 - 江戸初期の医学書出版と活字印刷の衰退)
Peter Kornicki - Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies & Deputy Warden, Robinson College, University of Cambridge
Lecture, Special Event
Japan
Tuesday, Mar. 3rd, 2015
Confucianism in Everyday Life in Contemporary China
Anna Sun - Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies, Kenyon College
Lecture
China
Friday, Feb. 27th, 2015
The Problem of Commemorating: Epitaph Writing and Filial Expression in the Northern Song (960-1125)
Cong Ellen Zhang - Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History, University of Virginia
Lecture
China
Thursday, Feb. 26th, 2015
2015 Lunar New Year Reception
Special Event
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional
Wednesday, Feb. 25th, 2015
Beyond Diplomacy: Tokugawa Japan’s Changing Relations with Southeast Asia in the Seventeenth Century
Adam Clulow - Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University
Lecture
Japan, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Tuesday, Feb. 24th, 2015
Parody as Key: Interpreting the Inconsistent Narrative Voice of Ihara Saikaku’s The Life of an Amorous Man
David Gundry - Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages & Cultures, University of California, Davis
Lecture
Japan
Friday, Feb. 20th, 2015
Tokugawa, Romanov and Khmer: Japanese Diplomacy As World History
Mark Ravina - Professor of History, Emory University
Lecture
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 19th, 2015
The Taming of ‘Sisters of the Gion’: A Case Study of the Home Ministry’s Film Censorship
Chika Kinoshita - Associate Professor of Film Studies, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Lecture
Japan
Monday, Feb. 16th, 2015
Hong Kong Under China – Challenges to the Rule of Law and Judicial Independence
Margaret Ng - Barrister and Former Legislative Council Member, HKSAR
Lecture
China, Hong Kong
Sunday, Feb. 15th, 2015
Japanese Crime Film Series Closing Symposium
Film, Lecture
Japan
Sunday, Feb. 15th, 2015
World Premiere - "Chutaro of Banba" - Mabuta no haha: Banba no Chūtarō (瞼の母 番場の忠太郎)
Film
Japan
Sunday, Feb. 15th, 2015
"Wolf, Pig, and Man" - Ōkami to buta to ningen (狼と豚と人間)
Film
Japan
Saturday, Feb. 14th, 2015
"A Fugitive from the Past" - Kiga kaikyō (飢餓海峡)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 12th, 2015
"The Last Gunfight" - Ankokugai no taiketsu (暗黒街の対決)
Film
Japan
Thursday, Feb. 12th, 2015
"The Man Who Disappeared Yesterday" - Kinō kieta otoko (昨日消えた男)
Film
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 11th, 2015
Is Abe Turning Japan to the Right? Constitutional, Legislative, Security and Other Issues after the Election
Naoyuki Agawa - Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Keio University
Lecture
Japan
Wednesday, Feb. 11th, 2015
The Regional Context of the 1962 Sino-Indian War: China’s Policy of Conciliation with its Neighbors
Eric Hyer - Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Brigham Young University
Lecture
China, Transregional, Southeast Asia
Monday, Feb. 9th, 2015
Marvelous Wonders and Surprising Delights: “Strange Things from the West” and Late Joseon Painting
Chin-Sung Chang - Associate Professor, Department of Archaeology and Art History, Seoul National University
Lecture
Korea, Transregional
Sunday, Feb. 1st, 2015
"The Red Peony" - Hibotan bakuto: hanafuda shōbu (緋牡丹博徒 花札勝負)
Film
Japan

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