Events

WorldDenver Young Professionals International Potluck

[Non-CAS Event] Meet our international exchange group in Denver with the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program, comprised of young political and economic Leaders. They're focused on the theme RISE: Renew, Inspire, Serve and Empower.

Meet these inspiring visitors and exchange meaningful conversations over tasty international dishes! 

This event will be pot-luck style so bring your favorite international dish (no pork please), wine or beer.*

Transnational Migration of Korean-Chinese between China and Neighboring States

[CAS Luncheon Series] This talk will discuss ethnic identity among Korean-Chinese communities along China’s borders, including the Korean Peninsula and Russia.  These communities have changed significantly due to transnational migration networks. In particular, urban changes due to migration remittances and development will be discussed. Featuring Yinhe Li, Ph.D. student in Geography at Ewha Women's University. Lunch will be provided.

Sustained Protests in Hong Kong: Economic Prosperity versus Political Participation

[Non-CAS Event] On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation will host a panel discussion titled "Sustained Protests in Hong Kong: Economic Prosperity versus Political Participation." Panelists will be Peter Ho, Diane Lee, and Ambassador Chris Hill. Professor Suisheng Zhao will moderate. The panel will take place in Room 301 at the Josef H. Korbel School of International Studies.

Registration is available online at http://www.du.edu/korbel/china/events/forums.html.

Don't be Afraid of the Bullets: An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen

[Non-CAS Event] The College of Media, Communication and Information would like to invite you to an upcoming talk by Laura Kasinof, a freelance journalist, writer and researcher whose work focuses on the Middle East. Ms. Kasinof reported for the New York Times from Yemen, covering antigovernment protests and conflict as part of the political upheaval unfolding across the Arab world. Her book, "Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets: An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen," is a critical reflection on her reporting experience and will be out this November from Arcade.

Hopkins-Nanjing Center: Graduate Studies in China

[Non-CAS Event] Learn more about graduate studies at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center at an information session on Wednesday, October 22, 12:00-1:00 p.m., in Humanities 230. The programs offered at the center include a Graduate Certificate in Chinese and American Studies; a Masters of Arts in International Studies; and an HNC Certificate/SAIS M.A., which is held in both Nanjing and in Washington D.C.

Excavating Thailand: The Search for a Prehistoric Bronze Age

[Non-CAS Event] This lecture focuses on the remarkable evidence for early metal works excavated by Dr. Vincent Pigott, an anthropologist and archaeologist with a strong interest in the origins, transmission and societal impact of metallurgy across Eurasia. In Thailand, just north of Bangkok a pair of unique, prehistoric villages found by Dr. Pigott and his team together comprise one of the largest regional copper production centers known anywhere in eastern Asia. From where did this all-important technology come - India - China - or perhaps beyond?

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