Prof. Nancy Lee Peluso is the new Chair of the Center for Southeast Asia Studies, following Prof. Aihwa Ong who served as interim chair for 2019-20. Prof. Peluso will serve as CSEAS Chair until June 30, 2024.
July 1, 2020
June 5, 2020
June 2, 2020
CSEAS affiliated faculty Prof. Khatharya Um has received this year's Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity, presented to a UC Berkeley faculty member who has "an extraordinary record of accomplishment in advancing equity, inclusion and diversity through their scholarship, research, teaching, and public or university service." The award
May 7, 2020
Current CSEAS Chair Prof. Aihwa Ong has been selected to be the 2020 Social Science Research Council Fellow. Prof.
May 5, 2020
April 29, 2020
Asian Survey’s March/April 2020 issue (60:2) is out, and, like all University of California Press journals, it is being made available to the public via open access through the end of June.
The issue features a three-article series on political representation, headlined by a paper on Authoritarianism, Authority, and Representation by the distinguished democratic theorist Adam Przeworski.
March 19, 2020
The Center for Japanese Studies is committed to offering financial assistance to continuing UC Berkeley graduate students. The application deadline for the 2020-2021 fellowship competition has been extended to April 15, 2020.
March 18, 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, CCS will allow students to submit applications to engage in research in Berkeley. Given the uncertainty of travel abroad, we encourage applicants who hope to travel abroad to also include an alternative research proposal in the same application to engage in research from the U.S. The due date for these applications is Wednesday April 15.
February 21, 2020
The Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS) at UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the first cohort of the U.S.-Taiwan Next Generation Working Group!
February 18, 2020
February 3, 2020
January 28, 2020
January 24, 2020
CSEAS core faculty Catherine Ceniza Choy is the co-editor, with Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, of the Brill book series Gendering the Trans-Pacific World. The latest volume of their book series is a much anticipated reprinting of the seminal book on Filipino food by the late Doreen G. Fernandez, Tikim: Essays on Philippine Food and Culture. The reprinting includes a new editor's preface by Prof. Choy.
January 13, 2020
Shinjo Ito Postdoc Scholar
With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, the Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a full-time postdoctoral research fellowship with the possibility of teaching. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022.
December 6, 2019
The CJS-JSPS Fellowship is for a term of 1-12 months and must begin between June 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. It is open to all fields of the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and the natural sciences. Students who anticipate completing their doctoral degree within 2 years, as well as faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students who completed their doctoral degrees within 6 years of the date the fellowship goes into effect, are eligible.
December 5, 2019
Lihua Zhang, Senior Lecturer and Chinese Language Program Co-Ordinator, and Claire Kramsch, of the University of California, Berkeley have been awarded The Modern Language Association of America’s thirty-fifth Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize for their book, The Multilingual Instructor: What Foreign Language Teachers Say about Their Experience and Why It Matters, published by Oxford University Press. Read More
November 22, 2019
The Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a one-year full-time postdoctoral fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021.
Please click here for more information and online application link.