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February 2019

Heroes and Toilers: Work as Life in Postwar North Korea, 1953-1961

02/07/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Colonizing Language: Japanese-Language Cultural Production in Modern Japan and Korea

02/21/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
403 Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
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April 2019

Uneven Moments: Reflections on Japan’s Modern History

04/04/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Book talk with Harry Harootunian, Max Palevsky Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Chicago; Professor Emeritus of East Asian studies at New York University; Adjunct Senior Research Scholar at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Moderated by Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History, Columbia University Few scholars have done more than Harry Harootunian to shape the study of modern Japan. Incorporating Marxist critical perspectives on history and theoretically informed insights, his scholarship has been vitally important for the world of Asian…

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October 2020

Book Talk with Deborah Paredez, Author of “Year of the Dog”

10/15/2020 @ 7:00 pm

Please register here. Join us for a discussion with: Deborah Paredez, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Writing Program, School of the Arts and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER), Columbia University Cathy Linh-Che, Author of Split (Alice James Books); Winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize, the Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Best Poetry Book Award from the Association of Asian American Studies. Hoa Nguyen, Toronto-based poet, speaker, facilitator and…

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November 2020

New Developments in China’s financial and economic system in the 2nd edition of China Macro Finance: A US Perspective

11/06/2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Please join us for a lecture with: Ronald Schramm, Visiting Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University Moderated by: Shang-Jin Wei, N. T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School Professor Jin Wei will interview Ron Schramm about new and important developments in China’s financial and economic system since the first edition of Schramm's textbook in 2015 (Routledge/Taylor&Francis): China Macro Finance: A US Perspective. Both new reforms and retrenchments…

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December 2020

Roundtable on New Books by Japan Historians

12/09/2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Amy Stanley, Professor of History, Northwestern University Tatiana Linkhoeva, Assistant Professor of History, NYU Sarah Kovner, Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University Kelly A. Hammond, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, University of Arkansas Louise Young, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2020 has been a banner year for new books in Japanese history. At this event, moderated by Prof. Louise Young, four historians will discuss their new books, spanning the early nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth century, and ranging from…

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February 2021

CKR Book Talk: George Kallander, The Diary of 1636: The Second Manchu Invasion of Korea

02/22/2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presented by George Kallander, Syracuse University. Registration required. To register, please email jk2857@columbia.edu with your affiliation. Co-sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies, Seoul, Korea

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March 2021

“The Korean War through the Prism of the Interrogation Room” – Monica Kim

03/19/2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CKR Book Talk and Korean Studies University Seminar “The Korean War through the Prism of the Interrogation Room” Monica Kim, New York University Friday, March 19, 2021 4:00 PM Co-sponsored by Academy of Korean Studies; Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University; Columbia University Seminar Register here. Abstract: Through the interrogation rooms of the Korean War, this talk demonstrates how the individual human subject became both the terrain and the jus ad bellum for this critical U.S. war…

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September 2023

Book Talk: THE DRAGON ROARS BACK: Transformational Leaders and Dynamics of Chinese Foreign Policy

09/13/2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET 420 W 118th St International Affairs Building 918 Register to attend in person here. Zoom registration here. WEAI and Columbia China Center for Social Policy Event Book Talk: The Dragon Roars Back: Transformational Leaders and Dynamics of Chinese Foreign Policy With speaker: Suisheng Zhao, University of Denver Moderated by: Qin Gao, Columbia University

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Book Launch & Talk: Japan’s Quiet Leadership: Reshaping the Indo-Pacific

09/27/2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2023 4:00 - 6:00 PM ET 420 W 118th St International Affairs Building 918 Register to attend in person here. Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event Book Launch & Talk: Japan’s Quiet Leadership: Reshaping the Indo-Pacific With speaker: Mireya Solís, Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies Moderated by: Gerald Curtis, Columbia University This event is cosponsored by the Center on Japanese Economy and Business at the Columbia Business School, and the Japan Foundation

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