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CCCI: Zhi Liu explains the financing hurdles faced by local governments in China

Zhi Liu (Director of the China Program, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; Director, Peking University - Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy) -
“The Challenges of Municipal Finance in China” October 24, 2016

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CCCI: Professor Robert Weller tells a ghost haunting story

Professor Robert Weller (Professor of Anthropology, Boston University) - "Religious Change and the Urban Edge in China"
October 17, 2016

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In Memory of Robert J. Smith, 1927-2016

Robert J. Smith, Ph.D. Anthropology ’55, died Oct. 11 at the age of 89. As an expert in the sociocultural anthropology of Japan, he taught in the Department of Anthropology at Cornell for over 40 years and chaired the Department of Asian Studies. He also served as Director of East Asia Program. The Robert J. Smith Fellowship in Japanese Studies for graduate students is still offered each year under EAP. We offer our condolences to his family.

EAP grad student wins Fulbright Hays

Ryan Buyco, Asian Studies and EAP fellowship recipient, wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education to support his research in the Philippines conducting oral-history interviews with immigrants from Okinawa, Japan, and their descendants.

Professor Nick Admussen publishes new book on Chinese prose poetry

Professor Nick Admussen, assistant professor of Chinese literature and culture in Asian Studies and EAP faculty member, publishes his new book "Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry."

CCCI: Professor Angela Zito introduces the China Dream campagin

Professor Angela Zito (Associate Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies, New York University) - "China Dreams: Of Realizing Filiality through Story and Object"
October 3, 2016

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CCCI: Professor Darrin Magee identifies the drivers of China's dam-building boom

Professor Darrin Magee (Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Asian Studies, Hobart & William Smith Colleges) - "Damming China: Challenges and Opportunities for Decarbonizing Power Sector with Hydroelectricity"
September 26, 2016

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FUTH 2016 Workshop: Roundtable - Knowledge production and the academic job market

Cornell East Asia Program, Flying University of Transnational Humanities, and the Society for the Humanities present "The Future of Humanities and Anthropological Difference: Beyond the Modern Regime of Translation." The FUTH 2016 Workshop was a five-day event that took place at Cornell in July 2016, with public lectures each day and closed workshop seminars for graduate students, postdocs, and young scholars gathering from around the world.

Roundtable with Jon Solomon (Université Jean Moulin, Lyon), Joyce Liu (National Chiao Tung University), Rada Ivekovic (Collège International de Philosophie) and Joshua Young (Cornell East Asia Program) and Naoki Sakai (Cornell University)

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FUTH 2016 Workshop: Nadia Yala Kisukidi on the African philosophy debate of the 1950s

Nadia Yala Kisukidi (Collège International de Philosophie) - "Philosophy as an «Anthropological Object»"
July 10, 2016

Nadia Kisukidi on epistemic injustice under coloniality :
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FUTH 2016 Workshop: Joyce Liu on Taiwan’s stakes in the rise of China

Professor Joyce C.H. Liu (National Chiao Tung University) - "Internal Colonization and Affective Regimes: Re-considering Border Thinking and Immanent Critique"
July 13, 2016

Joyce Liu on the transformation of Confucianism:
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