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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


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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, September 11, 2015

The South China Sea, US Pivot, and Regional Security in Northeast Asia

Lecture: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 11 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


David Kang, International Relations and Business, Director of USC Korean Studies Institute and Director of USC East Asian Studies Center, University of Southern California

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


Are many East Asian nations feeling increasingly threatened, especially from China? It certainly appears so, and numerous observers see rising tensions in which war is possible and perhaps imminent. Over the last few months, North Korea has tested missiles and threatened the United States with nuclear war. China spars regularly with Japan over ownership of a group of disputed islands, and with...   More >

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Perspectives on 70 Years of the Nuclear Age: From Berkeley, a Birthplace of the Atomic Bomb

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | September 30 | 10:45 a.m.-6:15 p.m. | Berkeley City Club, The Drawing Room


2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Asia Society of Northern California


Over the past seventy years, nuclear technologies have brought about both atomic weapons and new sources of electric energy, which are now woven deeply into the fabric of many advanced societies. This symposium brings together scientists, historians, and other experts to share their views on past, present and future in an open, cross-disciplinary exchange. Presentations will start from...   More >

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Perspectives on 70 Years of the Nuclear Age: From Berkeley, a Birthplace of the Atomic Bomb

Conference/Symposium: Center for Japanese Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies | October 1 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Berkeley City Club, The Drawing Room


2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Asia Society of Northern California


Over the past seventy years, nuclear technologies have brought about both atomic weapons and new sources of electric energy, which are now woven deeply into the fabric of many advanced societies. This symposium brings together scientists, historians, and other experts to share their views on past, present and future in an open, cross-disciplinary exchange. Presentations will start from the...   More >

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 23 – 24, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-5 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 bipolarity.

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 23 – 24, 2015 every day | 9 a.m.-5 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 bipolarity.

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 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Beverly 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. Registration required.