The Center for the Study of Asia, along with the BU Hindi Urdu Program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures successfully hosted their annual Diwali Celebration on Thursday, November 16, 2023. The event turned out to be a resounding success. Attendees were immersed in the joyous atmosphere, celebrating the festival of lights with…
The event, ‘K-Pop: A Century in the Making,’ pulled in a packed audience of eager enthusiasts. Pil Ho Kim’s insightful presentation delved into K-pop’s rich history, leaving the captivated audience with a deeper appreciation for this global phenomenon.
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston (TECO Boston) recently renewed its enduring partnership with Pardee School of Global Studies. The collaboration, spanning 17 years, has enriched cultural exchange, supported academic endeavors, and fostered a deeper understanding of Taiwan’s diverse facets within Boston University’s community.
On September 18, 2023, Pardee School of Global Studies’ Center for the Study of Asia at Boston University hosted a captivating and exciting signature event, A Look Inside: Taiwanese in a Time of Cross-Strait Crisis with Lung Yingtai, Taiwan’s former Minister of Culture, that provided valuable insights into the intricate challenges facing Taiwan today. This…
This “Research on Tap” convened BU faculty and researchers from across schools and disciplines. Through a series of individual presentations on a wide range of topics, the suite of experts expanded BU’s reservoir of knowledge on China and helped inform research and teaching on China at global and local dimensions.
In 2022, the Pardee School went through numerous big changes, welcomed new members to our community, and set the stage for a period of substantial progress as we approach our second decade as stewards of global studies education at BU. As the New Year approaches, we want to highlight some of the biggest stories and moments from the year.
The Pardee School is pleased to welcome Dr. Maria Elena P. Rivera-Beckstrom to CSA. A former Visiting Professor with extensive research publications under her belt, Rivera-Beckstrom brings a wealth of administrative experience and vision to the Center.
Professors Robert Hefner and Mark Storella both bring important leadership experience and a passion for the regions they work in; in these roles, they will continue the tradition of Asia and Africa-focused scholarship and Boston University and further enhance the great reputations that both of these Centers enjoy.
This event series will examine the economic, social, political, and security impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
During a CSA hosted lecture, Professor Fewsmith discussed how people gain positions and consolidate power in Chinese politics and tracks the rise of President Xi Jinping.
Pardee School Professors Berger, Fewsmith, and Ye came together for a discussion on security, political, and economic trends in the U.S-China relationship as well as what the future holds for the two superpowers.
Participants talked about local and national actions but also what can be done at BU in the classroom and at the institutional level to address this pressing issue.
June Park discussed her research, which offers a policy framework that emphasized public-private partnerships to deal with COVID-19.
The Center for the Study of Asia celebrated the start of another academic year with their annual fall reception.
The Center for the Study of Europe and Center for the Study of Asia hosted the symposium entitled “By Land and By Sea: China’s Belt and Road in Europe.”
The Center for the Study of Asia hosted Amb. Joseph DeTrani for a talk on North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy.
The annual fall reception featured an evening of food, music, conversation as the Center for the Study of Asia celebrated the start of another academic year.
This marks the third renewal of the partnership between the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston and the Center for the Study of Asia.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the current tensions on the Korean peninsula.
The event, which was organized in collaboration with the student group ASIABU, was filled with food, fun, and a dance performance.