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10/17/18: Book Launch: Mr. X and the Pacific

A book launch discussion with Professor Paul Heer about his latest publication, Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia.

Topics: American foreign policy, East Asia, Cold War history

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10/25/18: Sigur Center Summer Language Fellow Roundtable

A roundtable discussion with the 2018 Sigur Center summer research fellows to talk about their research experiences in Asia!

Topics: study abroad, language study, Sigur Center support, Indonesia, Taiwan

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10/25/18: Film Screening & Discussion: Mother, Daughter, Sister

A film screening and discussion of Amae, Thamee, Ama (Mother, Daughter, Sister). The film’s director, Jeanne Marie Hallacy, will be providing opening remarks.

Topics: Burma/Myanmar, ethnic minorities, women’s rights and security, film discussion

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10/26/18: 11th Annual Conference on China’s Economic Development & U.S.-China Economic Relations

We are delighted to invite you to the 11th annual conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations at GWU.

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Recent Events

10/11/18: The Past in Asia’s Present: Rethinking Inner and East Asian International Relations

A discussion with Professor Michael van Walt van Praag about the topic, “The Past in Asia’s Present: Rethinking Inner and East Asian International Relations.”

Topics: international relations of East Asia, history, contemporary politics, multination states

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10/10/18: Tibet’s Economy in a Time of Trade War Babble

A public seminar and discussion with Professor Andrew Fischer about the implications of the U.S.-China trade war for Tibet.

Topics: US-China trade war, Tibet, economics, Chinese politics

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10/4/18: U.S. Politics and Government: The View From Asia

Professor Mike Mochizuki was quoted in an article by the South China Morning Post about the possible implications that the latest Okinawan gubernatorial race may have on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration.

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10/3/18: Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam

Dr. Alexa Alice Joubin, professor of English and East Asian language and literature, was interviewed by the newspaper South China Morning Post about the cultural diplomacy of jointly sponsored literary and tourist ventures.

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10/2/2018: Sigur Center Summer Research Fellow Roundtable

The Sigur Center and Institute of Korean Studies together received the highly regarded designation of National Resource Center (NRC) for Asian Studies. With this award, GW joins a handful of other world-leading universities, including Stanford, Columbia and the University of Chicago, which have likewise been recognized with this honor.

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Sigur Center Highlights

10/15/18: Jisoo Kim Gives Talks on Early Modern Korea

Professor Jisoo Kim gave two talks last week. On October 5, Professor Kim presented a paper titled “Gender, Sexuality, and the Law in Chosŏn Korea” at the University of Pennsylvania. Then on October 8, she traveled to Salisbury University to give a talk titled “The Emotions of Justice: Legal Equality in Early Modern Korea and Today.”

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10/11/18: David Shambaugh Quoted in South China Morning Post

Professor David Shambaugh was quoted in an article by the South China Morning Post observing that the Trump Administration is the first administration to explicitly label China as a “strategic competitor,” and that the areas of competition between the United States and China “now far outweigh the areas of cooperation.”

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10/8/18: Mike Mochizuki Quoted in South China Morning Post

Professor Mike Mochizuki was quoted in an article by the South China Morning Post about the possible implications that the latest Okinawan gubernatorial race may have on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration.

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10/2/18: Alexa Alice Joubin Interviewed by South China Morning Post

Dr. Alexa Alice Joubin, professor of English and East Asian language and literature, was interviewed by the newspaper South China Morning Post about the cultural diplomacy of jointly sponsored literary and tourist ventures.

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9/21/18: Sigur Center & GWIKS Receive Prestigious Title VI Grant

The Sigur Center and Institute of Korean Studies together received the highly regarded designation of National Resource Center (NRC) for Asian Studies. With this award, GW joins a handful of other world-leading universities, including Stanford, Columbia and the University of Chicago, which have likewise been recognized with this honor.

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