A lecture by Francis Robinson, CBE, Professor of the History of South Asia at the University of London. Over the past two centuries, Islamic knowledge has come to be more vigorously and more widely disseminated than ever before, despite the … Read more
Chinese Foreign and Security Policy A luncheon presentation featuring Lawrence Grinter, Auburn University Where: Hamilton Hall Room, Room 569, UNC-Chapel Hill campus.When: Thursday, October 27, 2016 from Noon - 1:30 PM Topic: Chinese Foreign and Security Policy Format: Presentation and … Read more
This documentary film travels the globe to unravel a culinary mystery. General Tso’s chicken is a staple of Chinese-American cooking, and a ubiquitous presence on restaurant menus across the country. But just who was General Tso? And how did his … Read more
Dr. Michael Frishkopf’s latest edited volume brings together the perspectives of ethnomusicology, Islamic studies, art history, and architecture to investigate how sound production in built environments is central to Muslim religious and cultural expression. Join us for a discussion about … Read more
A Live, Online Panel sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center and the UNC Department of History. Please register: go.unc.edu/covid19panel Discussants: Michelle King, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Dept. of History Wendy Jia-Chen Fu, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Dept. … Read more
On 24 December 1979, Soviet armed forces entered Afghanistan, beginning an occupation that would last almost a decade and creating a political crisis that shook the world. To many observers, the Soviet invasion showed the lengths to which one of … Read more
At 12:30 on Friday, October 27th, in a public lecture and discussion sponsored by UNC-CH’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, Prof. Chad Bryant will present “Blogging and Belonging: Prague’s Czech-Vietnamese Community and What Social Media Might Have Been.” Please join us!
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