The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies promotes the awareness, understanding and knowledge of Asia both within and beyond the University community and provides a forum for integrated and interdisciplinary research and teaching on Asia.

The Liu Institute's primary regions of focus are East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.


Fall 2016 Asia Working Group schedule announced

Author: Patrick Deegan

The Asia Working Group (AWG) is the Liu Institute’s principal forum for intellectual exchange and discussion about Asia and Asian Studies. The AWG brings together scholars and students of Asia across all disciplines at the University and beyond. ­

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The Asia Working Group is a series cosponsored with the Kellogg Institute.…

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Kellogg Institute Work In Progress Session: Margaret Triyana



Margaret Triyana, Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow
“Local determinants of gender-based violence in Indonesia (joint with Risa Toha, Yale-NUS)”

Work-in-Progress sessions allow members of the Kellogg scholarly community to gather valuable, in-depth input on current research through an interdisciplinary discussion of their projects. Begun in 2013 to advance the work of Kellogg visiting fellows, the small, focused sessions are now open as well to faculty fellows, distinguished research affiliates, and dissertation year fellows seeking constructive critique of new scholarship.…

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Tai Chi: Pushing Hands


Location: Rolfs Sports Recreation Center, Activity room (2nd floor)

The Chinese Program in the Departent of East Asian Languages and Cultures is proud to offer Tai Chi: Pushing Hands, a Chinese Martial Arts open Class.  Dr. Zhangguo Peng, an associate professor from the Institute of Chinese Philosphy at Lanzhou University in China, will instruct this class. His fields of research include Yi-ology; the relation between Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism; the physical and mental cultivation and transformation of ancient Chinese people. As a 7th generation descendant of Yang-style Tai Chi Chuan, he has practiced Tai Chi for over 20 years, and is especially skilled in Pushing Hands. In 2007 he won the championship of Pushing Hands Compeition in Gansu Province, China. He was awarded Band Six of Chinese Martial Arts and is currently the judge and the guide for the Chinese Martial Arts Association.…

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David Shambaugh: Assessing China's Future


Location: Hesburgh Center C103


David Shambaugh, an internationally recognized authority on contemporary China and the international relations of Asia, is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where he is also director of the China Policy Program. His areas of expertise include China’s domestic policies, foreign relations, and military and security as well as transatlantic issues and the European Union.…

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