Professor Tomonori Yoshizaki of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) will help us understand the motivations behind the developing ties between Japan and NATO. He will explore the prospects of their cooperation in the Indo-Pacific and beyond and conclude by offering implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance.
In this presentation, Dr. Zai Liang will report findings from a recent project on international migration in China using multiple sources (Chinese Population Censuses, surveys, and fieldwork). He will first review the larger contexts of China that are conducive for international migration, which include rising economy prosperity, “The Belt and Road Initiative”, and China’s attempt to become a leader for international higher education.
As part of Columbia University's Spring 2024 Development Workshop, Nava Ashraf will present at the Development Seminar.
This panel convenes scholars whose research delves into the intricate web of literary connections across Africa, South Asia, and East Asia. The panelists will engage in a discussion on critical themes including colonialism, (trans-)nationalism, the Global South, and comparative literature as a discipline.
A lot has been written about the 2019 protests in Hong Kong and the aggressive police crackdown offered in response. Much less has been written about the more severe assault on liberal values and institutions that followed. Professor Davis takes a forensic look at both the growing Beijing intervention in Hong Kong affairs in this event.
In this book talk, Wuhan: How the COVID-19 Outbreak in China Spiraled Out of Control, Dali L. Yang scrutinizes China's emergency response to the Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan, delving into the government's handling of epidemic information and the decisions that influenced the scale and scope of the outbreak.
Please join the Harriman Institute for a book talk by Jasmin Mujanović. Moderated by Tanya Domi.
Jasmin Mujanović illuminates the sources of contemporary Bosniak political identity, tracing the evolution of a religious community into a secular nation, and shedding light on the future of a nation at a crossroads. He explores the idea of Bosnia and Herzegovina as a ‘national homeland’, considers how narratives of genocide influence self-identity, and probes how demographic changes are putting pressure on the country’s political framework.
As part of Columbia University's Spring 2024 Development Workshop, Clare Balboni will present at the Development Seminar.