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Indonesian Nongkrong 2021.10.13

CAS Event Wednesday, October 13 at 3pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies!
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Afghanistan, the US Departure, and the Taliban Takeover: Experiences and Perspectives 2021.10.18

CAS Event Monday, October 18 at 4pm MDT Register for the Zoom Meeting here. Over the past few months, Afghanistan has experienced the US withdrawal, the Taliban takeover, the fall of the US backed government, followed by a chaotic evacuation of some but not all Afghans allied with US. The panelists will provide details based on their own experiences of US engagements in Afghanistan, the evacuation efforts, and the realities...
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Sedimented Acts: Performing History and Historicizing Performance in Vietnam, Myanmar and Singapore 2021.10.20

CAS Event Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 2pm to 3pm Register for this zoom event here. Nora Annesley Taylor is the Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of Painters in Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art (Hawaii 2004 and reprint National University Singapore Press 2009) and co-editor of Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art (Cornell...
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Renouncing Attachment, Embracing Aesthetics: Cultural Production in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery 2021.10.21

THI Event Thursday, October 21 at 4pm British Studies Library, 5th Floor, Norlin Library* Guest Lecture by Dominique Townsend We are delighted to welcome Dominique Townsend (Bard College) for a guest lecture on her new book, A Buddhist Sensibility: Aesthetic Education at Tibet's Mindröling Monastery (Columbia University Press, 2021). Her lecture, "Renouncing Attachment, Embracing Aesthetics: Cultural Production in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery,” will reflect on the question of how Tibetan...
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International Game Night @ALTEC 2021.10.28

CAS Event Thursday, October 28 at 4pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Are you interested in playing games from countries around the world or in different languages? Join ALTEC, our world language departments, faculty, and students at International Game Night! All languages and levels are welcome! Feel free to drop by, or RSVP to get a reminder or lead a game: https://forms.gle/n7SjxBro5nY8dWgMA
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Projecting China: Trade Engagement in Beijing’s Half Century 2021.10.28

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, October 28 at 12:30pm Register for the zoom meeting here. The People’s Republic of China has confronted the United States with diplomatic challenges ever since Washington recognized Beijing in the 1970s. Basic to this engagement was (and is) economics, and particularly trade, which elicited American responses ranging from enmity, fear, and uncertainty to hope and cooperation. Scholarship has not focused enough attention on the ideals and...
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Crafternoon - Languages and Crafts @ALTEC 2021.11.02

CAS Event Tuesday, November 2 at 4pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Hosted by ALTEC and our world language faculty and student partners, Crafternoon is an event where you can come learn a craft AND a language! Let’s get crafty! Pop in to participate, or RSVP to get a reminder email or lead a craft: https://forms.gle/48HhXLmce17RFwAE8
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U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Xi Jinping 2021.11.08

CAS Event Monday, November 8 at 5pm Hale 230* The backdrop to rising U.S.-China tensions has been the emergence of Xi Jinping as China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. Former senior diplomat Dave Rank talks about the impact Xi has had on the bilateral relationship -- and on China's own political and economic system -- and the implications this has for the United States and the world. Dave Rank...
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Ibn Idris al-Hilli (d. 1202) and the Transformation of Shi'i Law 2021.11.11

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, November 11 at 11am Register for the zoom meeting here. The century after Abu Jafar al-Tusi (d. 1067) is regarded as a period of stagnation in the history of Shii law. Imitation of Tusi was so widespread that later jurists mistook his opinion for the prevalent opinion of the school. Over the next two centuries, the landscape of Shii law would change dramatically. The sea change...
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Asian Studies at CU 2021.11.16

CAS Event Tuesday, November 16 at 9:30am The Center for Asian Studies will be hosting an "Asian Studies at CU" information session for undergraduates interested in study abroad and work opportunities in Asia, scholarships and fellowships available for study in Asia, and the CU Asian Studies minor and major. Speakers from the Center for Asian Studies, Academic Advising, Education Abroad, Career Services, and the Office of Top Scholarships will be...
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Indonesian Nongkrong 2021.11.17

CAS Event Wednesday, November 17 at 3pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies!
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Politics of Power in Myanmar 2021.11.19

CAS Event, co-sponsored with the Geography Department Friday, November 19 at 12 noon Check back for zoom registration details Myanmar is one of the least electrified countries in the world. The country’s Ministry of Energy and Electricity claims (overestimates?) that 50 percent of the population has been electrified as of 2020, and the power consumption per capita is about twenty times less than the world average. For rural households, access...
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Indonesian Nongkrong 2021.12.08

CAS Event Wednesday, December 8 at 3pm Location: The HIVE @ALTEC Hellems 159 Selamat datang! Join us to practice your listening and speaking skills at the Indonesian Nongkrong, hosted by ALTEC and the Center of Asian Studies!