Upcoming Events

Friday, March 15, 2019

New Asian Disorder: Diagnosis and Prognosis

Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | March 15 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

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

East Asia since 2010 has been characterized by the rise of China and the relative decline of the U.S., and by a corresponding disorder as China has increasingly defied the game rules set by the erstwhile hegemon and begun to outline an alternative set of rules. This conference will analyze the options open to Asian actors, such as China and the U.S., as well as Russia, Japan, Taiwan, and ASEAN.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Maritime Hubs and Mobilities: Rethinking Metropolitan Hong Kong-South China

Colloquium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 26 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Helen Siu, Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

 Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)

The Pearl River Delta Region and its metropolitan hubs have long engaged with the circulation of goods, people and ideas along what is now popularized as the Maritime Silk Road. Over the centuries these movements bridged continental divides. The talk focuses on the historical layers of economic and cultural resources, multi-ethnic identities, and strategic footprints across the oceans from...   More >

Foreign factories in Canton, early 19th Century (source: Peabody Essex Museum)

Monday, April 29, 2019

New Archaeology Discoveries in Asia: Book Launch for "Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology"

Panel Discussion: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative: Center for Southeast Asia Studies | April 29 | 3-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Peter V. Lape, Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington; John W. Olsen, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Arizona

 Junko Habu, Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative

This event celebrates the publication of the Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology with two editors of this volume, both of whom are prominent scholars in the field of Asian archaeology: Prof. John W. Olsen (University of Arizona) and Prof. Peter V. Lape (University of Washington).