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Past Events: California

October 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

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.

October 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Dru Gladney will examine the rise of the important role Xinjiang plays in Chinese Premier Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative.

October 5, 2021 - 12:00pm

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

September 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

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.

September 28, 2021 - 5:00pm

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 28, 2021 - 4:00pm

An online reception for the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China will be held on September 28 at 7pm EST. The reception is organized by the Chinese Embassy in the US, together with Chinese Consulates General in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago.

September 8, 2021 - 5:15pm

A book talk by Peter Martin, Defense Policy and Intelligence Reporter, Bloomberg News

May 20, 2021 - 5:00pm

UCLA Taiwan in the World Program Inaugural Forum: A dialogue with Frank Chang (UCLA) and Jason Wang (Stanford University)

May 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Created in 2014, when the famed contemporary artist was under house arrest, the monumental display portrays activists, prisoners of conscience, and advocates of free speech from around the world.

May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

UC Berkeley's Institute for East Asian Studies features a talk will provide a sketch of this oft-misunderstood group—their practices, institutions, and beliefs—through the lens of relevant manuscripts preserved at Dunhuang.