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...

China Town Hall 2019

Jan. 9, 2020

Monday, November 18 Event begins promptly at 4pm Wolf Law 207 A national discussion on the topic of the current Sino-American relationship and the impact it is having on us, on our businesses, our educational institutions, our communities, our states, our country. George Stephanopoulos will moderate this year’s webcast discussion;...

Hong Kong on the Brink

Jan. 6, 2020

with Jeffrey Wasserstrom CAS Event Wednesday, October 23 at 5:00PM This talk will focus on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong. It will pay close attention to the 2014 Umbrella Movement but focus even more on the dramatic events of this year, including the...

Immigrant Workers, Roads, and Nation Building: Legacies of the Transcontinental Railroad on its 150th

Jan. 3, 2020

CAS Event Wednesday, October 30, 1PM to 6:30PM British and Irish Studies Room, Norlin Library Please Register Below In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Center of the American West, the Center for Asian Studies, CU Art and Art History, and the CU...

The Cosmo-logics of K-pop: Media Intimacies and Populist Soft Power

April 19, 2019

A talk with Michelle Cho, Assistant Professor of East Asian Popular Culture at the University of Toronto Much of the rising transnational popularity of K-pop today has been correlated to the growth of its digital distribution and consumption. Over and above its status as a genre of music, K-pop is...

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