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August 25, 2022

Yu MiriThe Center for Japanese Studies welcomes internationally acclaimed novelist, playwright, and essayist YU Miri to the campus as the recipient of the 5th Berkeley Japan Prize for her genre-defying work as an author. YU Miri, a citizen of South Korea, was born in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan, in 1968 and grew up in Yo

August 8, 2022

The Institute of East Asian Studies and the Center for Southeast Asia Studies (with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, its consortium partner at UCLA) have each been awarded new grants from the U.S. Department of Education to serve as Title VI National Resource Centers (NRC) effective for 2022-2026. The new grants will support campus programs, including public lectures, workshops and conferences; library acquisitions; language instruction; and K-14 outreach. New Title VI U.S.

April 29, 2022

April 20, 2022

Congratulations to Alex Mabanta - a CSEAS affiliated graduate student - who has received a 2021-22 Chancellor’s Award for Civic Engagement for his public service!

April 15, 2022

UCSD's new Taiwan Studies Center, with the support of the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and the 21st Century China Center, is hosting a virtual conference on April 21-22 from 5-8 PM PDT each day on "Peace and Security in the Taiwan Strait." This conference will convene experts from around the world to present their current research on U.S.-China-Taiwan relations, addressing issues such as the political status of Taiwan, cross-strait relations, PRC-Taiwan competition in Latin America and the Caribbean, strategic ambiguity, public opinion in Taiwan and the PRC, and the

April 4, 2022

March 31, 2022

The Council on East Asian Libraries recently announced it has bestowed Peter Zhou, director of UC Berkeley’s C. V. Starr East Asian Library, with its highest honor.

February 11, 2022

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IEAS is pleased to announce the publication of The Inside Story of Taiwan's Quiet Revolution: From Authoritarianism to Open Democracy.

February 7, 2022

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February 4, 2022

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Taiwan is increasingly a source of conflict between the US & China, and there are some who believe that a military conflict could arise over this issue. Here to talk with co-host Tom Collina about Taiwan is James Lee, a post-doc research associate at the Institute on Global Conflict & Cooperation.

On Early Warning, co-host Michelle Dover sits down with Christine Ahn, Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ, to discuss the news that we may see a declaration of a formal end to the Korean War.

January 28, 2022

美国圣迭戈加州大学全球冲突与合作研究中心博士后研究员詹姆斯·李(James Lee)同样不认为拜登在谋求“一中一台”政策。


January 14, 2022

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CJS offers 2022 JASC Scholarships

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JASC Application Deadline: February 4, 2021 

November 8, 2021

The Center for Korean Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the inaugural Hong Yung Lee Book Award in Korean Studies which will be awarded in 2022. $10,000 will be awarded to the author(s) whose nonfiction English-language academic monograph about Korea demonstrates outstanding scholarly merit, research prowess, and methodological innovation. The deadline for submission is January 15th, 2022.

The Center for Taiwan Studies at the University of Texas at Austin will hold a “Taiwan’s Security: The View from Political Science” webinar on Friday, Nov. 19, 3:00-4:45pm. The webinar features moderator Scott Wolford (UT) and panelists Monique Chu (Southampton), David Kang (USC), Raymond Kuo (RAND), and Cathy Xuanxuan Wu (ODU). The issues covered include multilateral disputes over maritime claims, the relationship between the United States and Taiwan, recent Cross-Strait provocations, and interference in Taiwan’s domestic politics.

November 2, 2021

What is the best way to mitigate the impact of disinformation? Disinformation is difficult to detect, deter, and combat. Taiwan has been developing a coordinated response to disinformation campaigns from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) since 2018, following attempts to influence results of the 2018 mid-term elections and the suicide of Taiwan diplomat Su Chii-cherng.

October 29, 2021

Questions about Taiwan’s status are fueling rising tensions between the island and China, and between China and the U.S. Will there be war in the Taiwan Straits? Why is Taiwan important to the United States and might the Biden administration revise U.S. policy towards Taiwan? In the latest episode of the Talking Policy podcast, James Lee, a postdoctoral research associate at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, weighs in on Taiwan’s future.

Tensions are growing in the Taiwan Strait. Chinese warplanes have violated Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone in record numbers, prompting fears of an invasion and leading some to ask whether the United States should change its One-China policy. In this policy brief, IGCC postdoctoral research associate James Lee explains what the One-China policy is and shows how it can be both flexible and stable.

October 18, 2021

Cemented by decades of positive engagement and shared history, the United States and Taiwan enjoy a very robust relationship that spans a multitude of public and foreign policy issues. Important to these efforts are the people-to-people ties between researchers, scholars, and practitioners that explore new avenues for cooperation and collaboration between both sides.