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Monday, August 3, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, August 7, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, August 10, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, August 14, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event: Center for Korean Studies | August 16 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Enjoy dinner with Orientation Leaders Connie Zhang, David Yiwei Sui, Anita Xu, and Peter Lai at Durant Square, often referred to as the "Asian Ghetto" by students. There are a variety of food choices including Thai, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Italian, and more.

Bring cash ($10-20) - some restaurants may not accept credit cards. Meet at Sather Gate at 6:00pm.


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, August 17, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event | August 17 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))




RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event | August 19 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Enjoy dinner with Orientation Leaders Aradhana Sachdev and Samy Raman at Sliver Pizzeria, known for its fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Bring cash ($10-20) or credit card. Meet at Sather Gate at 6:00pm. RSVP recommended at the Facebook link below.


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Shopping and Lunch at Asian Market: For New International Students

Social Event | August 20 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. |  Pacific East Shopping Mall


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Orientation Leaders Aryong Kim, Edward Hong, Shohei Nozawa and Anne-Ting Chen have volunteered to take you to a nearby Asian market to purchase some of your college student essentials!

One of the best Asian markets in the area, the Pacific East Mall offers the Ranch 99 Supermarket, as well as the incredible restaurants, delectable Asian bakery goods, a karaoke lounge, hair salons, cafes and...   More >


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, August 21, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event | August 21 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Enjoy Mexican food with Orientation Leader Henry at Cafe Durant!
Bring cash ($10-20) or credit card. Meet Yuxiao Vivian Wu, Ramya Rupanagudi, Mercedes Li, and Varun Iyerat Sather Gate and look for our sign. We will walk to the restaurant.

RSVP recommended on the Facebook link below.


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event | August 22 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Enjoy dinner with Orientation Leader Haojun Li at Pieology Pizzeria, where you can get affordable, customized pizzas!

Bring cash ($10-20) or credit card. Meet at Sather Gate at 6:00pm.


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Dinner in Berkeley: For New International Students

Social Event | August 23 | 6-8 p.m. |  Meet at Sather Gate


Berkeley International Office(BIO))


Enjoy dinner with Orientation Leaders Haojun Li, and Zheyun Xuat Durant Square, often referred to as the "Asian Ghetto" by students. There are a variety of food choices including Thai, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, Italian, and more.

Bring cash ($10-20) - some restaurants may not accept credit cards. Meet at Sather Gate at 6:00pm.

RSVP recommended at the Facebook link below.


RSVP online.



Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, August 24, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Friday, August 28, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Monday, August 31, 2015

Revealing the Treasures of Buddhist Studies at Berkeley

Exhibit - Artifacts: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | March 17 – August 31, 2015 every day | Doe Library, Bernice Layne Brown Gallery


Library


This exhibit celebrates the intellectual contributions, as well as the global impact and legacy, of UC Berkeley's unique program in Buddhist studies. It features publications of alumni and faculty, as well as Berkeley's manuscript collections that made this research possible. While the scholarship presented here reflects the broad interdisciplinary orientation of the Berkeley program, it is...   More >

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Spirituality in Our Time: An Introduction to Korean Son Buddhist Meditation

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | September 8 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Dharma Master Hwansan Sunim

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


The Korean Son Buddhist meditative tradition has its own approach to the issue of “spirituality.”

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The US Pivot and Regional Security in Northeast Asia

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | September 10 | 5 p.m. | University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall 115 - Berman Room


2497 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118

David Kang, University of Southern California

USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies


This talk will explore the current regional security dynamics and make an argument that – despite unresolved disputes – the region is more stable than at any time in the past half-century.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Plastic China

Film - Documentary: Center for Chinese Studies | September 11 | 4-6 p.m. | 315 Wheeler Hall


Wang Jiuliang, independent filmmaker

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


China has become the largest importers of plastic waste in the world. This film follows a 12-year old girl whose family lives on recycling plastic waste. She does not go to school, but works with her family to recycle plastic with their bare hands. This film reveals the dirty truth about plastic recycling in the US and how the lifestyle of the developed world defines the lives of others.

90...   More >

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Korea's Global Talent: Beyond Brain Gain and Circulation to Brain Linkage

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | September 15 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Gi-wook Shin, Stanford University; Rennie Moon, Yonsei University

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


About PROFESSOR GI-WOOK SHIN

Professor Gi-Wook Shin is the director of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center; the Tong Yang, Korea Foundation, and Korea Stanford Alumni Chair of Korean Studies; the founding director of the Korea Program; a senior fellow of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; and a professor of sociology, all at Stanford University. As a...   More >

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Chinese Renminbi: Regional or Global Curency?

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Barry Eichengreen, Economics, UC Berkeley

Lowell Dittmer, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


This talk will contrast two views of the process and ultimate result of renminbi internationalization, one in which the renminbi becomes a consequential international currency used throughout the world, and a second in which the renminbi is used for cross-border transactions mainly in Asia.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Archaeology of Knowledge: New Archival and Material Discoveries in Mongolia

Conference/Symposium: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 26 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 145 Dwinelle Hall


Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Buddhist Studies, Mongolia Foundation, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive


Mongol spaces have always been heavily trafficked intersections, sites of mediation, and global circuits of people and exchange in the heart of Asia. Recent archaeological work is shedding new light on Mongolia's complex history. Experts from Mongolia who have been working with excavation sites join Berkeley and other scholars in analyzing their discoveries...   More >



Koreans and Camptowns

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | September 26 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  David Brower Center


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Grace M. Cho, CUNY Staten Island; Sue-Je Lee Gage, Ithaca College; Eleana Kim, UC Irvine; Deann Borshay Liem

Yong Nam Lee; Myung Duck Joo; Jai Song Seo

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Me & Korea


The Center for Korean Studies is co-hosting a conference with advocacy group Me & Korea about the camptowns that developed alongside American military bases in Korea during and after the Korean War.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Free and open to the public.

Register online.

Monday, September 28, 2015

A Political Ecology of the Qin Empire

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | September 28 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Brian Lander, Ziff Environmental Fellow 2015-2017, Harvard University Center for the Environment

Mark Csikszentmihalyi, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The state-strengthening reforms of the Warring States period gave the Qin government direct control over the exploitation of land and labor. The speaker will use newly excavated administrative documents to analyze the Qin state from 246-210 BCE in order to understand the ecological consequences of this new political system.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Structure of Protest Cycles: Contagion and Cohesion in South Korea’s Democracy Movement

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | September 30 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Paul Chang, Harvard University

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Story Hour in the Library featuring Yang Huang

Reading - Literary: Center for Chinese Studies | October 8 | 5-6 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library


Yang Huang

Library


Story Hour in the Library is a monthly prose reading series held in UC Berkeley's Morrison Library. In October the program features author Yang Huang.

Yang Huang grew up in Jiangsu, China and came to the U.S. to study computer science. While working as an engineer, she attended Boston College and earned an MFA from the University of Arizona. Her debut novel Living Treasures is a...   More >

Friday, October 9, 2015

Book Talk: The Destruction of the Medieval Chinese Aristocracy

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies | October 9 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Robert Ashmore, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley

Nicolas Tackett, History, UC Berkeley

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The complete disappearance by the tenth century of the medieval Chinese aristocracy, the “great clans” that had dominated China for centuries, has long perplexed historians. In his book, Nicolas Tackett resolves the enigma of their disappearance by using new, digital methodologies to analyze a dazzling array of sources. He systematically exploits the thousands of funerary biographies excavated in...   More >

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Legacies of the Korean War: Korean Americans Recall the "Forgotten War”

Conference/Symposium: Center for Korean Studies | October 17 | 3 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater


2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Namhee Lee, UCLA; Ramsay Liem, Boston College; Deann Borshay Liem

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Featuring remarks by oral-history participants and contributors, scholarly presentations on war memory, and screenings of testimonial shorts, this event, by inaugurating an online, community-based, diasporic archive, aims to enable long overdue reckoning with the past and present of the Korean War, a war yet to be concluded with a peace agreement.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 22 – 24, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


T.J. Pempel, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


"Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan" looks at the domestic and foreign relations adjustments of these three nations since the 1980s when the 'developmental state' agendas began to be challenged by 1) the increased globalization of financial transactions, and 2) the decline in global and regional biplarity.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 22 – 24, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


T.J. Pempel, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


"Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan" looks at the domestic and foreign relations adjustments of these three nations since the 1980s when the 'developmental state' agendas began to be challenged by 1) the increased globalization of financial transactions, and 2) the decline in global and regional biplarity.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 22 – 24, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


T.J. Pempel, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


"Dismantling Developmentalism: Japan, Korea, Taiwan" looks at the domestic and foreign relations adjustments of these three nations since the 1980s when the 'developmental state' agendas began to be challenged by 1) the increased globalization of financial transactions, and 2) the decline in global and regional biplarity.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

True-View Landscape Painting of the Late Joseon Period

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | October 27 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Song-mi Yi, Academy of Korean Studies

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Berkeley Book Launch: What the Rest Think of the West

Special Event: Center for Chinese Studies | October 29 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 340, Sultan Conference Room


Prof. Laura Nader, Department of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

Center for Middle Eastern Studies


A new series highlights recent publications by CMES faculty with a book talk and reception.

What the Rest Think of the West, edited by Prof. Laura Nader
Over the past few centuries, as Western civilization has enjoyed an expansive and flexible geographic domain, Westerners have observed other cultures with little interest in a return gaze. In turn, these other civilizations have been...   More >

Friday, November 6, 2015

Divided Nations and their Neighbors

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 6 – 7, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Bevery Crawford, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Institute of European Studies, Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


“Divided Nations” will compare the experience of Germany, the two Koreas, and China-Taiwan as divided nations, focusing on 1) the domestic politics of division and reconciliation, 2) divided nations and regional stability/instability, and 3) The political economy of division and reconciliation.



Heritage and Ancestors: The Politics of Chinese Museums and Historical Memory

Colloquium: Center for Japanese Studies | November 6 | 4-6 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room


You-tien Hsing, Chair, CCS; Geography, UC Berkeley

Magnus Fiskesjö, Anthropology, Cornell University

Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


The current Chinese boom in museum-building and in the construction of memorial sites coincides with a broad re-definition of the official and predominant view of China’s history and identity. The Mao-era Communist orthodoxy of history as a sequence of class struggles is replaced across the board, with a story of unbroken, if interrupted, national glory. In this presentation I ask, how are the...   More >

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Divided Nations and their Neighbors

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 6 – 7, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Bevery Crawford, Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Institute of European Studies, Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


“Divided Nations” will compare the experience of Germany, the two Koreas, and China-Taiwan as divided nations, focusing on 1) the domestic politics of division and reconciliation, 2) divided nations and regional stability/instability, and 3) The political economy of division and reconciliation.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Hong Kong Cinema festival

Film - Series: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | November 14 – 16, 2015 every day |  Vogue Theater


3290 Sacramento Street (Presidio / Lyon), San Francisco, CA

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)


Under the auspices of the San Francisco Film Society, a weekend of new films from Hong Kong will be screened at the Vogue Theater in San Francisco November 14-16. Among them: Fruit Chan’s "The Midnight After"; "The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom," set in the Ming dynasty; and Ann Hui’s Venice Film Festival closer "The Golden Era." Chow Yun-fat appears in the opening night screening ...   More >


Admission charged.



Affective Governance in North Korea: Sexuality and Sensuality in Socialist Feminism

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | November 16 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Suzy Kim, Rutgers University

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Comparing North Korean women with other socialist female icons, this talk explores how alternative femininities became markers of ideal citizens in the name of state feminism that professed equality for the sexes.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Book Talk: The Defections

Colloquium: Center for Korean Studies | November 18 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Hannah Michell, UC Berkeley

Center for Korean Studies (CKS)


Book talk with author Hannah Michell about her first novel, The Defections.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Church of the East and the Mongols

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies | March 8 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Joel Walker, Associate Professor of History, University of Washington

Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion