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Air-conditioned Socialism with Ben Tran

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

“Air-Conditioned Socialism” examines the transformative atmospheres of modernity in Vietnam, from the days of revolutionary struggle to the rise of market socialism. This transformation is most starkly visible during the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam War, when America’s chemical … Read more

*CANCELLED* Korea’s Global Reach

FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience but this event has been cancelled to adhere to UNC's policies regarding COVID-19. To honor the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, the Carolina Asia Center is proud to present a collaborative event with … Read more

Missing Piece Project

The history of U.S. military intervention in Southeast Asia complicates attempts to center Southeast Asian refugees in public commemorative spaces. Southeast Asian refugees remind the American nation of a tumultuous and divisive era, a morally questionable and unsuccessful war, and … Read more

“Ukraine Every Day” with Weixin XU

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In recognition of the somber second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Carolina Asia Center in partnership with the Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies presents Ukraine Every Day with artist Weixin Xu Prof. Xu was … Read more

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