A Decade of Fukushima: Socio-Technical Perspectives on Surviving the Nuclear Age in Japan

April 26, 2021

WORKSHOP PROGRAM THURSDAY, 18 MARCH, 2021 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Keynote Presentation Nuclear Compensation: Hope, Responsibility, and Collaboration around Fukushima HIROKAZU MIYAZAKI, Northwestern University Discussant: Kathryn Goldfarb, University of Colorado FRIDAY, 19 MARCH, 2021 3:00 PM – 3:05 PM Welcome TIM OAKES and KATHRYN GOLDFARB, University of Colorado 3:05...

Expanding Inclusive Excellence and Intercultural Competency: Content Instruction through CLAC

March 10, 2021

Event held by the University of Colorado Boulder Center for Asian Studies, 2/16/2021. Original event description: Join us to learn about Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum (CLAC; see https://www.colorado.edu/cas/clac ​) from the Center for Asian Studies and CU faculty members who have taught classes utilizing CLAC techniques. CLAC provides...

Seeing/Unseeing the ‘Chinese’: visuality, race, and contemporary art in Indonesia

Feb. 18, 2021

Thursday, February 11 at 12pm MST This paper examines recent work by contemporary Indonesian artists in order to think through the visual politics by which “Chineseness” has become both hypervisible and invisible in different ways and at different moments in Indonesian history. My aim is to trace a historically shifting...

Under Beijing's Shadow

Feb. 12, 2021

Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30pm MST China’s rise and stepped-up involvement in Southeast Asia have prompted a blend of anticipation and unease among its smaller neighbors. The stunning growth of China has yanked up the region’s economies, but its militarization of the South China Sea and dam building on the...

The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

Oct. 20, 2020

The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier: Rebellion, Repression, and Remembrance on a Tibetan Borderland of Early-Maoist China CAS Event presented on Wednesday, October 7 at 5pm MDT When in 1949 the Chinese Communist Party “liberated” the ethnocultural frontier region known to Tibetans as Amdo, its goal was not just...

Notes from the Field: Some Recent Geologic and Climate Change Impacts on Nepal’s Glaciers

Oct. 13, 2020

with Alton C. Byers Link to the talk: https://www.facebook.com/Nepalglacier/videos/3820720474604884/ For those, who missed our seventh webinar, here is a record of the webinar. We hope you all, who joined the webinar enjoyed the talk by Dr. Alton C. Byers on "Notes from the Field: Some Recent Geologic and Climate Change...

Asia After Covid-19

June 18, 2020

What sorts of longer-term economic, political, social, and cultural changes has the pandemic ushered in for different regions / countries in Asia? In what ways will things not return to the way they were before COVID-19? What is the ’new normal’ for different parts of Asia? This panel looks at...

ZOOM TALK: Struggle on the Roof of the World: The Sino-Indian Border Conflict from a Historical Perspective

May 5, 2020

CAS Luncheon Series Thursday, April 30 at 12:30pm with Reed Chervin The border conflict between China and India remains one of the world's most intractable issues. Drawing on oral history interviews and recently declassified documents from dozens of archives, my talk examines the historical roots of this conflict. I will...

Uyghur Voices: "Never Again" is Now

May 1, 2020

Wednesday, March 4 at 5pm CASE Building, Chancellor's Auditorium, 4th floor Since 2017, as many as 800,000 - 1.8 million Uyghurs and Kazakhs have been “disappeared” into a widespread system of “reeducation camps” in the Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang). Nearly all Uyghurs and Kazakhs in China have an immediate family...

The Coronavirus Crisis: an emergency teach-in

Feb. 26, 2020

Wednesday, February 19 at 3pm Chancellor's Auditorium CASE Building, 4th floor The novel coronavirus presents a serious challenge to China’s healthcare system, as well as to global public health. Economic and political impacts will also be severe, with repercussions that will likely last for years. Meanwhile, some responses to the...

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