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May 2020

LIVESTREAM — Covid-19 in Taiwan: Domestic and International Implications

May 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Event   Syaru Shirley Lin, Compton Visiting Professor in World Politics, Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia C. Jason Wang, Director of the Center for Policy, Outcomes, and Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine Vincent Wang, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Adelphi University   Moderated by: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University   During the coronavirus crisis, what was expected to be one of the hardest hit…

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July 2020

WEBINAR – Tibetan and Himalayan Communities in a Covid-19 World

July 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Please join us for a lecture with: Sienna Craig, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth College Pema Dorjee, President, Tibetan Nurses Association, New York Nawang Tsering Gurung, Endangered Language Alliance, Independent Scholar, New York Konchog Tseten, Tibetan medical doctor; Adjunct Lecturer in Tibetan, EALAC, Columbia University Sangey Tashi, Program Director, Tibetan Community Health Network, New York Pema Bhum, Director, Latse; Adjunct Lecturer in Tibetan, EALAC, Columbia University Moderated by: Palden Gyal, doctoral student in Sino-Tibetan history and Tibetan…

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Webinar — The Chile Pepper in China Book Launch

July 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Columbia University Press and Columbia Global Centers Event Please join us for a lecture with: Brian R. Dott, Associate Professor, History Department and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Program,Whitman College Kaiser Kuo, Host, Sinica Podcast Moderated by: Safwan M. Masri, Professor and Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development, Columbia University   When is a chile pepper not just a chile pepper? Food lovers and food historians will delight in author Brian R. Dott’s exploration of how the…

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WEBINAR –Tracking and Treating Coronavirus in China and Beyond: Anthropologists reflect on the response to the pandemic in a tumultuous world

July 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute Please join us for a lecture with: Lyle Fearnley, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Singapore University of Technology and Design Lai Lili, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Medical Humanities Department, Peking University Mei Zhan, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine Moderated by: Nick Bartlett, Assistant Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College, Columbia University   This panel, part of the WEAI in a COVID-19 remote lecture series, features brief presentations and discussion by anthropologists…

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August 2020

The Role of Digital Power in Estonia and Taiwan in Combating COVID-19

August 13, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Weatherhead East Asian Institute   Please join us for a webinar with: Andrey Makarychev, Visiting Professor Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia Elizabeth Wishnick, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Professor of Political Science, Montclair State University   Moderated by: Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, Columbia University   Taiwan and Estonia are known as digital democracies. As both face threats from neighbors, their degree of digitization typically has been…

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