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The Cement-Steel-Infrastructure Interface: China’s Export and Investment Boom in the Philippines 2022.01.21

The Cement-Steel-Infrastructure Interface: China’s Export and Investment Boom in the Philippines Alvin Camba, Korbel School of International Studies Denver University In Person: GUGG 205 Jan 21, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting: cuboulder.zoom.us/j/96904127211 Abstract: In the Global South, the population’s demand for economic involvement has been met by an infrastructure drive. Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China has financed a variety of infrastructure projects, particularly roads, bridges, railway...
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Introduction to the Anthropology of Japan Public Lecture Series - Can a culture be cute? Japan’s kawaii aesthetic 2022.01.21

Public lecture: Friday Jan 21, 2022 12:20-1:10pm MT Zoom Registration Dr. Laura Miller Ei’ichiShibusawa-SeigoArai Endowed Professor of Japanese Studies and Professor of History, University of Missouri-St. Louis This event is free and open to the public Japan’s cute aesthetic has spread beyond girl culture and into politics, conduct literature, history textbooks, and elsewhere. Cute serves important social and cultural functions: It is a clever way to inform us, admonish us,...

Tang Global Seminar Information Session: Excavating Taiwanese History 2022.01.21

Excavating Taiwanese History Info Session: January 21st 10am Zoom: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/91579833216 Attend this new summer Global Seminar in Taiwan, conducted by History Professor Timothy B. Weston and offered by Education Abroad, the Center For Asian Studies and the Tang Fund. Explore the island's uniquely important role in history to understand the nature of and reasons for the great tension that exists over its status in our own time. Selected participants will...
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Introduction to the Anthropology of Japan Public Lecture Series - Pockets of Utopia: The Promise of Interactivity in Japanese Journalism and Television 2022.01.28

Friday Jan 28, 2022 12:20-1:10pm MT Zoom Registration Dr. Elizabeth Rodwell Assistant Professor, University of Houston Department of Information & Logistics Technology Following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, some within the Japanese TV and journalism industries used the crisis as an opportunity for self-critique; others side-stepped questions of self-censorship and advertiser coercion by focusing on restoring audience engagement through the development of pioneering interactive (social) television. Outside the major broadcast...