Dr. Joyce C. Lebra, Former Professor at University of Colorado Boulder, Awarded Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays

May 17, 2021

Press Release: The Government of Japan announced on April 29, the 2021 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals for their outstanding contribution to their respective areas. The Consulate-General of Japan in Denver therefore wishes it to be known that the following recipient from within the jurisdiction of the Consulate-General...

A Decade of Fukushima: Scholars discuss the implications of the Fukushima disaster for how we live in the nuclear age

April 26, 2021

On March 18 th and 19 th , the Center for Asian Studies hosted an international group of scholars for the workshop A Decade of Fukushima: Socio-Technical Perspectives on Surviving the Nuclear Age in Japan . Professor Hirokazu Miyazaki of Northwestern University launched the workshop on Thursday evening with his...

China Made Post Doctoral Fellow Darren Byler’s Research Featured on Democracy Now!

March 3, 2021

Since early 2020 Darren Byler has analyzed a 52 gigabyte internal police dataset obtained by the news journal The Intercept as part of his work with CAS’s China Made project and his position as a China Fellow at the Washington D.C.-based Wilson International Center for Scholars. The dataset he examined...

CAS Event Wednesday: Under Beijing's Shadow

Jan. 25, 2021

Under Beijing's Shadow Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30pm MST ZOOM Registration 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...

CU Boulder's Will Taylor featured in New York Times Article

Nov. 23, 2020

In an article in the New York Times, A Record of Horseback Riding, Written in Bone and Teeth , written by Katherine Kornei, research by William Taylor is featured. Quoting the article, it says: The advent of horseback riding transformed our ancestors’ lives, irrevocably changing how they migrated, fought wars...

CAS Event Wednesday: Hong Kong: Global China’s Restive Frontier

Sept. 14, 2020

CAS is holding a webinar on Wednesday evening at 7pm MDT. You must register for the event to receive the ZOOM link, see registration link below. ZOOM webinar registration now open. Post-1997 Hong Kong has become the restive frontier of global China. It is the place where the major strategies...

How Discrimination Increases Chinese Overseas Students' Support for Authoritarian Rule

July 20, 2020

This is a paper written by Yingjie Fan Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Jennifer Pan Stanford University Zijie Shao Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - School of Government Yiqing Xu Stanford University Abstract: The cross-border flow of people for educational exchange in Western democracies is seen as...

Uyghur Voices: "Never Again" is Now video is posted

May 4, 2020

The video from the CAS Event held on March 4th is now posted and available for viewing. 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...

Second CHINA MADE WORKSHOP Held in Hong Kong

April 27, 2020

Just before the COVID-19 pandemic shut conferences down around the world, the China Made Project held it's second workshop in Hong Kong in early January. This workshop brought together scholars from different fields of the social sciences and humanities to discuss infrastructure development in China. Drawing on the recent infrastructural...

Uyghur Voices Brings Personal Story to Boulder Campus: Implications of Chinese State Terror

April 20, 2020

On the evening of Wednesday, March 4 th , Mustafa Aksu shared his story with CU Boulder students and members of the public. After his brother died in a concentration camp in China, he could no longer stay silent. He spoke of his own experiences being kicked out of his...

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