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September 28, 2021 - 5:00pm PT

Join Asia Society Southern California in partnership with Asia Society Center for Global Education for a discussion on the interplay between Blackness, Asia, and identity formation in the Interwar period with author Amy Sommers and historian Keisha A. Brown, who will discuss fields where Black Americans’ engagement was sought in Asia from 1920-1941.

September 29, 2021 - 6:00pm PT

Wandering . . . But Not Lost is an intimate account of Mingyur Rinpoche's four-and-a-half-year retreat interspersed with Rinpoche’s own guidance in applying Buddhist wisdom to our daily modern lives. It will touch and inspire audiences everywhere.

October 5, 2021 - 12:00pm PT

This book focuses on Taiwan’s most important movement party over the last two and a half decades.

October 14, 2021 - 5:00pm PT

Dr. Salguero, organizer of a large international research project on this subject, will discuss how Buddhism and medicine were intimately intertwined in this period, and will raise a series of methodological and interdisciplinary challenges this fact poses for contemporary researchers in the History of Medicine and Religious Studies alike.

November 3, 2021 - 5:00pm PT

By looking both at advertisements and articles, this talk will examine the life of a late Qing traveler in its global and local contexts, with particular attention to the changing market for print in the very late 19th century.