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Diplomatic Discussion: What is Environmental Diplomacy? The Case of Indonesia’s Just Energy Transition Partnership

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

What is environmental diplomacy? What roles do USAID, the State Department and U.S. embassies play in addressing climate change and shifting to renewable energy? What can we learn from the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) in Indonesia about a way … Read more

Modern Indian Studies Graduate Student Lunch and Learn Mixer

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come join the Modern Indian Studies Initiative as they host their first graduate student "Lunch and Learn" mixer. Lunch will be served. This is a casual social event to meet graduate students, postdocs, and faculty working on India or engaged in … Read more

The Future Is Now: Theory and Method of the Newborn Socialist Thing

Pauli Murray Hall, room 569 102 Emerson Dr., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Prof. Laurence Coderre of New York University will speak on her recent monograph, Newborn Socialist Things: Materiality in Maoist China (Duke University Press, 2021). Whereas the contemporary era in China is often depicted in terms of rampant, ideologically vacuous commodification, … Read more

Event Series Indonesian Language Table

Indonesian Language Table

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn some Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) or practice the language with native speakers! Each week we will have a theme for discussions; if you are interested in knowing in advance about our topic, join the mailing list by emailing Dr. … Read more

NCTAN: Introducing Asia through Buddhism

Visit to Vien Quang monastery in Clover, SC, for K-12 educators Vien Quang monastery is located in Clover, SC, about a 50 minute drive from Charlotte, NC. Opened in 2012, Vien Quang is a Buddhist monastery and temple that sit … Read more

Event Series Indonesian Language Table

Indonesian Language Table

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn some Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) or practice the language with native speakers! Each week we will have a theme for discussions; if you are interested in knowing in advance about our topic, join the mailing list by emailing Dr. … Read more

Event Series Indonesian Language Table

Indonesian Language Table

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn some Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) or practice the language with native speakers! Each week we will have a theme for discussions; if you are interested in knowing in advance about our topic, join the mailing list by emailing Dr. … Read more

The Good Life in Jia Zhangke’s Cinema, with Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005 Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Carolina Asia Center and the Chinese program of UNC's Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies are proud to welcome Prof. Hsiu-Chuang Deppman to Chapel Hill for a lecture on her research. Since the debut of his award-winning feature … Read more

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.