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Wednesday, August 14, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Well Done Abba!


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, August 07, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Downpour


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Seeking Haven


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: No


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Life, Above All


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Repentance


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Wednesday, July 03, 2013
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Strike


Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall

Friday, June 21, 2013
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Great Games: Chinese Relations with South and Central Asia Conference

Thursday, June 20, 2013
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Great Games: Chinese Relations with South and Central Asia Conference

Saturday, June 15, 2013
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Film Screening: The Private Life of Fenfen


Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
3:00 pm – 4:15 am
Asian Way of Disruption: Samsung and Psy
Jaekwon Son 2012-2013 Visiting Scholar, the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, June 06, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
A Frenchman at the Chinese Opera Circa 1900
Andrea S. Goldman Assistant Professor, Department of History, UCLA


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, June 06, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The LDP's Historic Comeback in the 2012 Japanese Election
Daniel M. Smith Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
H7N9 - Opportunities for Taiwan-China Collaboration on Health
C. Jason Wang Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Tuesday, June 04, 2013
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Research Presentations (5 of 5) - Acharya, Shi, Zhao


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, June 03, 2013
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Research Presentations (4 of 5) - Deshpande, Masuda, Shi


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Sunday, June 02, 2013
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience Chinese Traditional Music--Guzheng Recital
Music 5G class, instructed by Daisy You


Campbell Recital Hall

Thursday, May 30, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Adult Children's Care for the Elder Parents at the End of Life in Rural China: Study based on a long-term longitudinal Survey
Shuzhuo Li Institute for Population and Development Studies, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China
Dongmei Zuo Institute for Population and Development Studies, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Thursday, May 30, 2013
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Perfumes, Potions, and Purple Dye: The Search for Silk Road Commodities in the Eastern Mediterranean
Andrew J. Koh Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Brandeis University


Building 500, Room 106, 488 Escondido Mall

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Financial Reform in China: Obstacles to Change
Dr. Carl Walter


McClelland M104, Knight Management Center, 655 Knight Way

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
China: Whatever You Guess May Be Wrong
James Mingjian Chen visiting scholar, Stanford University and Chairman of Hollyhigh International Capital


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where Is China Headed?
Tatsuhito Tokuchi Managing Director of CITIC Securities in China, Chairman of CITIC Securities International in Hong Kong


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Saturday, May 25, 2013
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Building a 100-year Start-up in the US and Asia
Phil Libin CEO of Evernote


Huang Engineering, MacKenzie Room (Room 300)

Thursday, May 23, 2013
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Women's Empowerment in the Xi'an Muslim District, China
Maris Boyd Gilette Haverford College


Encina Hall West - Room 208

Thursday, May 23, 2013
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED - Film Screening: White Deer Plain
Wang Quan An Director


Braun Lecture Hall, Mudd Chemistry Building

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
If China Could Re-make the Global Order, What Would it Look Like?
Thomas Fingar (keynote speaker) Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow, FSI at Stanford University
Thomas Christensen William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War and Director of the China and the World Program at Princeton University
Jia Qingguo Professor and Associate Dean of the School of International Studies at Peking University


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Taking Your Technology to China and Related Legal Issues
Charles C. Comey Partner, Morrison and Foerster LLP


Stanford Law School - Room 280A

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Recent Structural Change of the Chinese Economy and the Japan-China Relation
Kiyoyuki Seguchi Research Director at Canon Institute for the Global Studies


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, May 20, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
(5 of 5) BEIJING'S BETS: Planning China's Energy Future
Zhongying Wang DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL, ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CHINA NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM COMMISSION


NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center

Saturday, May 18, 2013
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Compassion Workshop
Norman Fischer Everyday Zen Foundation
Spring Washam Spirit Rock Meditation Center and East Bay Meditation Center


Henry and Monique Brandon Family Community Room, Black Community Services Center

Friday, May 17, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Taiwan's Diplomacy in Changing Times: My Experiences, Reflections, and Predictions
Ambassador Chien-Jen (C.J.) Chen Founder, Taipei Forum, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (1999-2000)


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Thursday, May 16, 2013
12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Modular History in Context: Wider Implications of Uyghur Historical Practice under Chinese Rule
Rian Thum Loyola University of New Orleans


Encina Hall West - Room 208

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Tapping into the U.S. Market: Are Chinese Companies Really Ready?
Yabo Lin Partner, Sidley Austin LLP


Stanford Law School - Room 280A

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Script Adaptation: Complicating "Simplified" Chinese Characters of the 1930s
Andrew Elmore PhD Student in History, Stanford University


Stanford Humanities Center, Board Room

Monday, May 13, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
China Miniseries (4 of 5): Market Maker-What China's Clean-Energy Push Means for America
Jeffrey Ball Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance


NVIDIA Auditorium, Huang Engineering Center

Saturday, May 11, 2013
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stanford Night Market


White Plaza

Thursday, May 09, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Impact of Migration on the Sending Country: Evidence from the Philippines
Marjorie Pajaron Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow in Developing Asia at Asia Health Policy Program, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jesus, Lenin and Victor Hugo: The "Outrageous" Syncretism of Caodai Religion in Vietnam and California
Janet Hoskins 2013 Lee Kong Chian Distinguished Fellow, APARC at Stanford University


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
China's Guiding Cases: Their Function and Impact on Legal Practice
Changchun Yuan Partner, Broad and Bright


Stanford Law School - Room 280A

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
When Half is Whole: Asian/American Identity Narratives
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu Consulting Professor, Stanford School of Medicine and Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurs and Emerging Technology-Intensive Innovation in Asia


Skilling Auditorium, Stanford University

Thursday, May 02, 2013
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Asia's Rise: Thirty Years of Connecting Asia to Stanford


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Thursday, May 02, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Beyond the question of Japanese isolation (sakoku): Adam Laxman, Matsudaira Sadanobu, and the Kingdom of Cambodia
Mark Ravina Visiting Research Professor, Kyoto University, Professor of History, Emory University


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Wednesday, May 01, 2013
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Film Screening - Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words
Yunah Hong Producer, Writer, Editor and Director


Building 200 - Room 002 (Basement), 450 Serra Mall Stanford University

Wednesday, May 01, 2013
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Why was a U.S. NGO's China E-government Development Index Reported by the Chinese Communist Party's People Daily?
Mei Gechilk President, Good Governance International


Stanford Law School - Room 280A

Monday, April 29, 2013
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
Double Lecture: Going International - What Does Tencent Worry About, Legally and Internet Copyrights
Richard Pu Assistant Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Tencent Holdings Limited
Jason Si Assistant General Manager of Legal Department and Secretary General of Legal Research Center, Tencent Holdings Limited


Stanford Law School - Room 90

Saturday, April 27, 2013
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
4th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities


Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Fisher Conference Center, Barnes and McDowell Conference Rooms, 326 Galvez St

Friday, April 26, 2013
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4th Annual Berkeley-Stanford Graduate Student Conference in Modern Chinese Humanities with Keynote by Eugenia Lean, "Compiling the Industrial Modern, 1930s China"


Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Fisher Conference Center, Barnes and McDowell Conference Rooms, 326 Galvez St

Thursday, April 25, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Paying for Performance to Improve Health in Rural China
Grant Miller Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Economics and of Health Research and Policy; Senior Fellow at FSI and CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Xiongnu Archaeology in the Context of Ancient East Asia
In UK Kang Kyung Hee Uniersity


Building 500, Room 106, 488 Escondido Mall

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
East and West in a Changing Global Order
Ian Morris Professor of History at Department of Classics, Stanford University
Francis Fukuyama (panelist) Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Thomas Fingar (panelist) Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, April 18, 2013
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Compassion: Sharing Wisdom
Reverend Kodo Hiromichi Umezu Bishop, Buddhist Churches of America


The Circle Sanctuary, 3rd Floor, Old Union

Thursday, April 18, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Why the Records of WWII War Crimes Trials Matter to Us: The Allied War Crimes Prosecution in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1945-1951
Yuma Totani Associate Professor of History at University of Hawaii


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
China and Africa: Are there Lessons for Development?
Scott Rozelle Stanford University
Alain de Janvry Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC-Berkeley


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening: Somewhere Between


William R. Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201, 370 Serra Mall

Monday, April 15, 2013
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Steering Through a Sea of Change


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Monday, April 15, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Chinese Thinking on Nuclear Weapon Development and Disarmament
Sun Xiangli Director of Arms Control Research Division, Center for Strategic Studies, China Academy of Engineering Physics


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Monday, April 08, 2013
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Is the Party Over? The Obsolescence of Authoritarian Growth in Singapore and Malaysia
Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh Senior Editor at Economist Intelligence Unit, Singapore


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Friday, April 05, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
China Goes Global - The Partial Power
David Shambaugh Director, China Policy Program, George Washington University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, April 05, 2013
1:15 pm – 2:05 pm
The Expansion of China-Latin America and Caribbean Relations
Gonzalo Sebastián Paz Adjunct Faculty in Comparative and Regional Studies, American University, Washington D.C.


Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row

Thursday, April 04, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
On Pain and Suffering in Chinese History
Angelika Messner Assistant Professor, Kiel University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, March 15, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
The Rule of Mandates: How China Governs Over Law and Democracy
Mayling Birney Lecturer, Political Economy of Development at LSE


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, March 14, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Mere Straws in the Wind or Genuine Change? Society, Culture and Public Opinion under China's New Leadership
Stanley Rosen Professor, Department of Political Science at University of Southern California


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
How Does Writing Want to Be Read? 1920s Debates on the Horizontalization of Chinese
Thomas S. Mullaney Associate Professor of History, Stanford University


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Friday, March 08, 2013
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Does the Market Matter to Art History?
Timothy Brook Republic of China Chair Professor in the Department of History, University of British Columbia.


Cummings Art Building, Room 103

Friday, March 08, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Isolation Versus Engagement: The Taiwanese Constitutional Court's Use of Foreign Law
David Law Professor of Law and Political Science Washington University in St. Louis


CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central - 2nd Floor

Thursday, March 07, 2013
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Economic Aspects of Population Aging in China and India Conference


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Thursday, March 07, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Golf clubbing in modern Japan (and beyond)
Angus Lockyer School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, March 06, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Designing Empire from the Inside Out: House and Home in Republican-era (1911- 1949) Tianjin, China
Elizabeth Lacouture Assistant Professor in East Asian History at Colby College and Korean Family in Comparative Perspective Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Tuesday, March 05, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Indonesia Is No Model for Muslim Democracy
Andreas Harsono Indonesia Researcher at Human Rights Watch


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Monday, March 04, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem? Experts on Climate Change in Southeast Asia
Tim Forsyth Department of International Development, London School of Economics and Political Science


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, February 28, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Can the Subaltern Bark? Canines, Japan, and the Making of the Modern Imperial World
Aaron Skabelund Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Thursday, February 28, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Pending Financial Reforms in China: Two Bankers' Perspectives
Carl Walter Former CEO at JPMorgan Chase Bank China Co Ltd.
James Chen Chairman at Hollyhigh International Capital


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Telepathic Corpses, Snow Buddhas, and Flames Encased in Ice: Radical Hope in Lu Xun's Wild Grass
Eileen Cheng Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures, Pomona College


CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central - 2nd Floor

Monday, February 25, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World
Kishore Mahbubani Dean and Professor, Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, February 22, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
A Premature Defeat? Reassessing the Critical 2000 Presidential Election in Taiwan
Kharis Templeman Research Fellow, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan


CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central - 2nd Floor

Thursday, February 21, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Gender Imbalance and Social Network Pressures in Rural China
Xi Chen Assistant Professor at Department of Health Policy and Management Yale School of Public Health


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, February 21, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Celestial Lancets, Ecumenical Science: Lu Gwei-Djen and Joseph Needham's History of Acupuncture
Leon Rocha Cambridge Research Fellow, Emmanuel College


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Drawing Lines in the Water: A Multimedia Presentation and Prognosis on the South China Sea
Gregory Poling Research Associate, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies at Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Modes of Governance in the Chinese Bureaucracy: A 'Control Rights' Theory
Xueguang Zhou Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development; Professor of Sociology; FSI Senior Fellow Francis Fukuyama (moderator) - Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Realism, Hot and Cold
Jing Tsu Professor of Modern Chinese Literature & Culture, Yale University


Building 260 - Room 252, Main Quad

Thursday, February 14, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
China's Maritime Periphery: Heading Toward Conflict
Michael Swaine Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, February 14, 2013
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
The Kims' Three Bodies: Dynastic Succession and its Antecedents in the DPRK
Bruce Cumings Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Chicago


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Thursday, February 14, 2013
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Thirteenth Annual Huang Lian Memorial Lecture - "Aggregate Savings and External Imbalances in China"
Dennis T. Yang Darden School of Business - University of Virginia


Koret-Taube Conference Center at the Gunn-SIEPR Building, 366 Galvez Street

Monday, February 11, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
(Un)Covering North Korea
Barbara Demick Beijing bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times
Susan Chira Assistant Managing Editor for news for the New York Times
Katharina Zellweger Korean Studies Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
Adam Johnson Associate Professor of English, Stanford University


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Wednesday, February 06, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Book Discussion: Chinese Characters:Profiles of Fast-Changing Lives in a Fast-Changing Land
Jeffrey Wasserstrom
Angilee Shah
Michelle Dammon Loyalka


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Uncertain Times Ahead: Changing Principles
Kiyoshi Kurokawa MD, President at Science Council of Japan (2003-06)


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, February 01, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Ecological Exceptionalism at the Border: Landscapes of Hope and Impossibility in the Korean Demilitarized Zone
Eleana Kim University of Rochester


Building 50 - Room 51A Conference Room, Main Quad

Thursday, January 31, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
The 'Tax-Welfare Mix' : the Welfare State and Extractive Capacity in Japan and Sweden
Gene Park Assistant Professor in the department of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University (LMU)


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Impact of Water Quality on Health and Youth Education: Evidence from the Drinking Water Infrastructure Program in Rural China
Jing Zhang Assistant Professor at Renmin University of China


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, January 25, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Crossing the Border from Chōsen to Kankoku in Japan
Younghae Han 2012-2013 Visiting Professor at the Shorenstein APARC


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, January 25, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World
Kishore Mahbubani Dean and Professor, Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, January 24, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
The 18th Party Congress and Institutionalization in Chinese Leadership Politics
Alice Miller Research Fellow at Hoover Institution


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, January 24, 2013
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
When Heritage Harms: Site Protection and Destruction at Vijayanagara, India
Carla Sinopoli Curator of Asian Archaeology, Professor of Anthropology- Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan


Archaeology Center, Building 500, 488 Escondido Mall

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Politics of Peace and Security in Northeast Asia: Lessons from Anti-Base Protests on Jeju Island
Dr. Andrew Yeo Assistant Professor, Department of Politics at Catholic University of America


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, January 17, 2013
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
The United Nations and a World in Transition
Ban Ki-moon Secretary-General of the United Nations


Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford University

Monday, January 14, 2013
4:15 pm – 5:45 pm
From Panislamism to Greater Asianism: Japanese Empire, Islam, and the Turkic World
Merthan Dundar Assoc. Professor, Ankara University


Encina Hall West - Room 208

Monday, January 14, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Will Xi Merely Follow? Cross-Straits Policy Succession Under China's New Leaders
Bruce Gilley Associate Professor


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Health and Aging in Japan
Hidehiko Ichimura Professor, The Graduate School of Public Policy and Graduate School of Economics at University of Tokyo


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, December 06, 2012
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film screening of "Women of Tibet: Gyalyum Chemo - The Great Mother" with introduction by Rosemary Rawcliffe (director and producer)
Rosemary Rawcliffe Director and Producer


Building 200 - Room 002 (Basement), 450 Serra Mall Stanford University

Thursday, December 06, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Colonialism and Patterns of Ethnic Conflict in Contemporary India
Ajay Verghese Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow at Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, December 05, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Extremism and Double Standards:
Sidney Jones Senior Adviser, Asia Program at International Crisis Group (ICG)


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, December 04, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
60 Years Later: The San Francisco Peace Treaty and the Regional Conflicts in East Asia
Kimie Hara Renison Research Professor, and the Director of East Asian Studies at Renison University College, University of Waterloo, Canada


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, December 03, 2012
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
China and the Making of Modern India: A Story of Fantasy, Abuse, and Recovered Memory
Amitav Ghosh


CEMEX Auditorium, Knight Management Center, 641 Knight Way

Saturday, December 01, 2012
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mustang, Gateway to Tibet
Christian Luczanits The Rubin Museum, New York


Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Friday, November 30, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Asia's Challenges: Ensuring Inclusive and Green Growth
Rajat M. Nag Managing Director General at Asian Development Bank


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 29, 2012
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening: The Revolutionary
Irv Drasnin Producer, Writer, Interviewer, Narrator
Lucy Ostrander Producer
Don Sellers Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Joel Goodman Music


Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building

Thursday, November 29, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
The Crisis in Japanese and Chinese Public Opinion: Can Soft Power Soften an 'Enemy
Christian Collet Visiting Associate Professor at Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 29, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Maritime Issues in East Asia: Finding Peaceful Solutions
Prof. Edward I-Hsin Chen
Dr. Yann-huei Song


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
After Camp: Portraits in Midcentury Japanese American Life and Politics
Greg Robinson Associate Professor of History, University of Quebec at Montreal


Building 460 - The Terrace Room (4th floor), Main Quad

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Gender Imbalance in China: A cautionary tale of land reform, income, and sex ratios
Shuang Zhang Postdoctoral Fellow, SIEPR at Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, November 26, 2012
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy: Aid Dependence in Cambodia
Sophal Ear Assistant Professor, Department of National Security Affairs at US Naval Postgraduate School


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 15, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Sino-North Korean International Friendship
Heonik Kwon Senior Research Fellow in Social Science and Distinguished Research Professor of Social Anthropology, Trinity College, University of Cambridge


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening: Datong: The Great Society
Evans Chan Director


Building 320 - Room 105, Main Quad

Friday, November 09, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Making Love for a Visa
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department at University of Southern California


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 08, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
From Filial Subjects to Loyal Citizens: Representations of the Emperor in Late Imperial and Modern China
Pär Cassel Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Michigan


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 08, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Is Burma Transitioning to Democracy?
Larry Diamond (commentator) - Director, CDDRL at Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Hoover Institution and Professor of Political Science and Sociology, by courtesy
Min Zin Burmese journalist and political activist


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Wednesday, November 07, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Special Mandarin Lecture: 曹操墓的发现与考古学 / The Discovery of Cao Cao's Tomb from An Archaeological Perspective
Qi Dongfang 齐方教授 Department of the School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, November 07, 2012
6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Film Screening: Crocodile in the Yangtze - The Story of a Westerner inside China's Alibaba.com


Braun Lecture Hall, Mudd Chemistry Building

Tuesday, November 06, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Is Wealth Virtuous? Is Consumption Ethical? Dispatches from Seventeenth-Century Japan
Mary Elizabeth Berry Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, November 06, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Crisis Management on the Korean Peninsula
Jeffrey Lewis Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies and CISAC Affiliate


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, November 06, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Colonialism and Patterns of Ethnic Conflict in Contemporary India
Ajay Verghese Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow at Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, November 02, 2012
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
From Sunshine State to Fog City: Asian American Comics in California


Stanford Humanities Center

Thursday, November 01, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Believing (信) in Song China: Evidence from theLongshu jingtu wen (龍舒淨文)and Other Sources
Robert Hymes Professor of Chinese History, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 01, 2012
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Sources of Compassion
Gil Fronsdal Insight Meditation Center


The Circle Sanctuary, 3rd Floor, Old Union

Thursday, November 01, 2012
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
From Sunshine State to Fog City: Asian American Comics in California


Stanford Humanities Center

Thursday, November 01, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: A General-Audience, Non-Technical Narrative with Analysis and Recommendations
Kenji Kushida Takahashi Research Associate in Japanese Studies at Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Engineering a National Cult: The Shōtoku Narratives and Tokugawa Ideology
Sayoko Sakakibara Department of History


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Monday, October 29, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
East Asia's Contentious Island Disputes: A U.S. Policy Perspective
Donald Keyser Retired State Department Senior Foreign Service Officer and the 2008-09 Pantech Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, October 29, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Lessons Learned and Possible Implications for Enhanced Nuclear Safety and Security
Tatsujiro Suzuki Vice Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission


Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, October 26, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Only Beautiful, Please: A British Diplomat in North Korea
John Everard Former UK Ambassador to North Korea


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, October 26, 2012
4:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Postal Modernity in Meiji Japan: From Hokusai's Post Card to Mokuami's Telegraph
Seth Jacobowitz Assistant Professor of Humanities, San Francisco State University


Building 200 - Room 307, Main Quad

Thursday, October 25, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Neither Rebels nor Dupes: The New Politics of Thai Peasants
Andrew Walker Deputy Dean, College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Becoming Modern Women: Love and Female Identity in Prewar Japanese Literature and Culture
Michiko Suzuki Associate Professor,Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University


Room K201, Knight Building, 521 Memorial Way

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
North Korea: Diplomatic Prospects in the Coming Year
Glyn Davies Special Representative for North Korea Policy at U.S. Department of State


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Monday, October 22, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Historical Reconciliation in Northeast Asia: Can the United States Play a Role?
Gi-Wook Shin Director, Shorenstein APARC; Director, Korean Studies Program; Tong Yang, Korea Foundation, and Korea Stanford Alumni Chair of Korean Studies; Professor of Sociology; and Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford Univer


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, October 18, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Alexander the Great and Dionysus in India: The Greek Interaction with Early Buddhist Art
Osmund Bopearachchi Paris IV-Sorbonne University


Building 200 - Room 30

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Selling Women: Prostitution, Markets, and Households in Early Modern Japan
Amy Beth Stanley Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Long-Term Outcomes and Heterogeneity of Effects of Health Interventions in Matlab, Bangladesh
Julia R. Driessen Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh


Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 09, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Samurai
David Howell Professor of Japanese History, Harvard University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Friday, October 05, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Archiving Disasters: Challenges and Opportunities in Building a Digital Archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters
Andrew Gordon Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University


Cypress -Tresidder Memorial Union (2nd Floor)

Friday, October 05, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Democracy in Korea: The Politics of Extreme Uncertainty
Jang-Jip Choi Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Korea University


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Thursday, October 04, 2012
4:15 pm – 5:30 pm
The Trial of Li Zhuang: Professionalism and Populism in China's Legal Reform
Sida Liu Assistant Professor of Sociology and Law


Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2012 World Alliance Forum: "Investing for a Brighter Future"


McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center, 326 Galvez Street

Monday, October 01, 2012
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Finding the Balance in a New Era: Dynamics of the US-China Relationship
Condoleezza Rice Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at Hoover and Professor of Political Science


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Monday, October 01, 2012
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Climbing the Summits: ASEAN, America, and the Future of Asia


Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 1st floor

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
China's Fear of Contagion: Tiananmen Square and the Power of the European Example
Mary Sarotte Professor of International Relations and History, University of Southern California


CISAC Central Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Encina Hall

Friday, September 14, 2012
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Paintings by Manli Chao, Lucy Liew and Jingui Zhang


Paul G, Allen Reception Area, David Packard Electrical Engineering Building, Building 420 - Psychology Office

Saturday, September 08, 2012
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600-1950 at UC Santa Cruz


UC Santa Cruz- 210 Humanities 1

Friday, September 07, 2012
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cosmopolitanism in China, 1600-1950 at UC Santa Cruz


UC Santa Cruz- 210 Humanities 1