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Call for Papers - 2017 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

Author: Tessa Raymond

The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies is pleased to host the 66th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, September 15–16, 2017. The MCAA seeks to promote Asian studies both at the university and the secondary and primary levels, and particularly to encourage scholarly interchange between Asianists located in the Midwest, though scholars from all regions are invited to participate.…

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2017 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship

Author: Tessa Raymond

The Japan Information Center is pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 MEXT Japanese Studies Scholarship are now available. This scholarship offers current undergraduate students majoring in Japanese Language, Japanese Literature, Japanese Studies, or Japanese Culture an opportunity to deepen their understandings through academic study at one of several universities in Japan.…

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Enroll in ASIA 30841: "Contemporary India: Politics, Society and the Economy"

Author: Tessa Raymond

India, the second-largest country in the world in terms of population, is widely known as a study in contrasts. It is the largest democracy in the world, it has the third-highest level of gross domestic product by some measures, it is one of the highest growing economies and, as a member of the BRICS, it is considered to be an emerging economic powerhouse. Yet it also has the world's largest concentration of the poor according to some measures, deep socio-economic cleavages, and conflicts that often erupt in violence. After providing a brief historical background, this course examines these contrasts by analyzing recent developments in the politics, society and the economy. Among the topics covered, often in comparative perspective, are the nature of democracy, economic growth, human development, poverty and income inequality, caste, gender and the rise of religious fundamentalism. …

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馬英九訪美 (世界周刊)

Author: Tessa Raymond

Student Dinner 2

在聖母大學劉氏亞洲研究學院(Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies)第二屆亞洲領袖論壇的公開演講,為馬英九這次美國行的重頭戲.

聖母大學籌畫了一場別出心裁的歡迎晚宴,這場以學生為主的活動,有50位聖母大學學生,以開放多元方式,向馬英九介紹聖大的各項學習計畫、環境。…

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Notre Dame Student Joshua Pine Named Gilman Scholar

Author: Tessa Raymond

Joshua Gilman

Joshua Pine, a sophomore double-majoring in political science and Chinese, is a recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. This award, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, will allow Pine to study in China during the spring of 2017. “I hope that my experience studying abroad will help me to better appreciate how China views the world and that it will empower me to serve as a bridge of understanding and as an ambassador of the common good.”…

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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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