Category: Announcements

EVENT: Beyond the Silk Road: Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Cities and Courts (11/07/2013)

Join us for a joint presentation by Professors Roberta Micallef and Sunil Sharma who will introduce the cultures of the Silk Road and its legacy on the three early modern Eurasian empires: Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal. The complex literary and political connections between the three courts and capital cities, Istanbul, Isfahan, and Delhi, of these […]

Discovering Japanese Urban Space at the Crossroads of World Design: A lecture by Ken Oshima

Join us for a lecture by Ken Tadashi Oshima, Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington, where he teaches in the areas of trans-national architectural history, theory, representation, and design. He has also been a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and taught at Columbia University and the University of […]

The Indian Novel As An Agent of History: A lecture by Chandrahas Choudhury

What happened when the novel met Indian history? Soon after it arrived in India in the mid-nineteenth century, the novel soon opened out a productive new mode of thinking simultaneously about the small and large frames of history. Novelists began to exploit fiction’s freedoms to pressure history, writing stories at once worldly and discontented. Inflected […]

Taiwan Forum Lecture: Urban Regeneration of Taipei City for Sustainable Development

  Join us for our third Taiwan Forum Lecture with Chien-yuan Lin,  Professor at the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan. In his presentation, in addition to an overview of the city development of Taipei, Lin will introduce recent efforts in urban regeneration for sustainability. He focus in particular […]

Global Talent on the Move: How to Work and Succeed in China?

Featuring Dr. Wang Huiyao China has unlimited demand for skilled labor and astute entrepreneurs. And the West has the luxury of experienced scientists, professionals, and businessmen. How has the globalization of talent been taken place between the West and China? What is the Chinese policy and institutional environment for such circulation of talents? What are […]

Fall 2013 Japanese Lunch Exchanges

Want to make new friends and practice speaking Japanese and English? Interested in knowing more about Japanese and American cultures? Want to exchange your experience in Japan and in the United States with someone with the same interest? Want to learn something new about Japanese and American languages and cultures while having lunch? Then the Fall 2013 […]

ANNOUNCEMENT/EVENT: College of Communication Names Jeremy Page of The Wall Street Journal the 2013 Hugo Shong Journalist of the Year

Award Ceremony Friday April 26 Trustees Ballroom One Silber way, 9th Floor Boston University To RSVP for luncheon attendance, please contact Ms. Lisa Cohen, Office the Dean, College of Communication:  lisann@bu.edu Penning a series of exclusive reports at the heart of China’s biggest political story in decades, The Wall Street Journal‘s Jeremy Page broke open […]