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Affecting Mobility: Consuming Driving and Driving Consumption in Southeast Asia

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

This talk examines consumption patterns in Vietnam’s shifting transportation market and considers them within broader design and marketing infrastructures shaping emerging markets in the region. First I explore the strategies and histories of Vietnamese buyers and sellers participating in the transportation … Continued

Song Kran Festival

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Triangle East Asia Colloquium 2016

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Please join us for the 2016 Triangle East Asia Colloquium. This event is free and open to the public.   9:00: Welcome Remarks 9:15: Introducing Duke Global Asia Initiative and SSRC Node, Prasenjit Duara, Director of Duke Global Asia Initiative 9:30-11: … Continued

Korea Forum: Diplomat Joel Wit on North Korea

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Joel S. Wit is currently a visiting scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute and a senior research fellow at Columbia University for East Asian Studies.  Mr. Wit received his M.I.A. from Columbia University in 1979 and his B.A. from Bucknell University … Continued

Asia Careers in the Nonprofit Sector

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

It's that time of the year again: students are looking for summer internships and post-graduation jobs. For those interested in Asia-focused work at nonprofits in the U.S. and abroad, the Carolina Asia Center is here to help. We have gathered … Continued

Crescent China: The Chinese Muslim Experience in Modern Times

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Rosey Wang Ma   王楽丽 Born in China to Hui Chinese Muslim parents, Rosey grew up in Pakistan and Turkey. She had her education in Catholic French schools in Istanbul, then went to Taiwan to study Diplomacy and Political Science … Continued

Glocal Multiculturalism in Japan: Idol groups, Matsuri, and Festivais

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003 Chapel Hill, NC

Zelideth Maria Rivas, Assistant Professor of Japanese at Marshall University, presents "Glocal Multiculturalism in Japan: Idol groups, Matsuri, and Festivais." Today’s globalism and cosmopolitanism highlight the economic ties of nations by commodifying the diversity of peoples, cultures, and languages present in their … Continued

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