Join us on Friday, August 14th, 2020 – the 75th anniversary of the start of the Vietnamese Revolution – at 12 pm (EDT) for a live online seminar on Christian Lentz’s Contested Territory: Điện Biên Phủ and the Making of … Read more
On 22 May 2014, a military junta calling itself the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) launched a coup and ousted the elected government in Thailand. On 16 July 2019, the NCPO formally ceased to exist when a new … Read more
Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen, Associate Professor of Planning at the Department of City & Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was part of a small international team that was recently rewarded the 2019 Bronze Medal … Read more
UNC-CH is proud to offer students the opportunity to study Indian culture and Hindi language in this summer immersion program that travels to several cities! Led by UNC Department of Asian Studies faculty members Afroz Taj and John Caldwell, this program … Read more
The Foreign Language & Area Studies(FLAS) Fellowship gives students funding to study a not commonly studied language such as Arabic, Chinese, Hindu, Japanese, Korean, Persian and Urdu. Grants are available for both the academic year and summer and are available … Read more
As was briefly mentioned in the last Asia Connections, with Arne Kalleberg in the Department of Sociology, the Carolina Asia Center was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar on the topic “Precarious Work in Asia.” The seminar will … Read more
This edition of Asia Connections highlights UNC’s programs in Southeast Asia.