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.

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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?

Launching Your Global Career

[Non-CAS Event] In collaboration with the Leeds School of Business, Office of International Education, and International Student and Scholar Programs, the Career Services Office will be hosting the “Launching Your Global Career” career panel and interactive workshop.

Understanding Korean Students Better!

[Non-CAS Event] The International Student and Scholar Association is hosting a Brown Bag event featuring a student panel that will discuss the topic, "Understanding Korean Students Better!" This event will be on Thursday, October 30, from 11:45 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Abrams Lounge. Free refreshments will be provided. For more information, please visit

The Hong Kong Protest Movement: A Forum Discussion

[CAS Speaker Series] Join the Center for Asian Studies as we hold a forum discussion on the recent protests in Hong Kong. Panelists will offer an analysis of the protests, including the historical background of the protests, the contemporary context of the protests, and present-day Hong Kong and Chinese relations. Panelists include Tim Oakes, Professor of Geography and Director of the Center for Asian Studies; Timothy Weston, Associate Professor of History and Associate Director of the Center for Asian Studies; and Yang Yang, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Geography.

Interest Meeting for Global Seminar: Shanghai: Window on China

[Non-CAS Event] Global Seminar: Shanghai: Window on China. Attend this new summer Global Seminar in Shanghai, conducted by History Professor Timothy B. Weston and offered by Study Abroad, the Center For Asian Studies and the Tang Fund. Explore Shanghai’s uniquely important role in modern Chinese history and gain a strong appreciation for both the content of modern Chinese history and for how that history is remembered and made use of in China today. Selected participants will receive a generous scholarship funded by the Tang Fund and the Center for Asian Studies.