ASU, Japanese Ministry of of Foreign Affairs team up to offer study trip to Japan

ASU students from any discipline are invited to apply for a study trip to Japan this summer. Funded by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Kakehashi Project (“The Bridge for Tomorrow Project”) aims to encourage greater understanding between the youth of Japan and the United States, and to foster long-term and ongoing interest in one another by providing firsthand experiences with the culture of the other. Read more »

ASU Religious Studies Graduate Student Justin Nadir Awarded Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to Study Indonesian

Justin Nadir in front of Carved DoorsThe Center for Asian Research is proud to announce that Justin Nadir has been awarded the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to study advanced Indonesian this summer in Salatiga, Java. Justin will travel to Indonesia for three months where he will spend the first month doing research among various Hindu communities in Indonesia before attending the advanced Indonesian language program at Satya Wicana University in Salatiga, Java from Mid-June to Mid-August. Read more »

ASU Sponsors Symposium on Japan’s 3.11 Disaster

Searching for the Historical Roots of the March 11th 2011 Disaster in JapanASU3-11Poster

April 24-25, 2014

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Friday, April 24th Keynote Speaker Gregory Smits, Arizona State University “Trying to Outsmart the Earth: Earthquake Prediction in Japan and Some of its Costs”

This one and a half day workshop seeks to intervene in current conversations surrounding the 3.11 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters.  Read more »

ASU Professor Yasmin Saikia Provides Keynote Address

Professor Yasmin Saikia, Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies & Professor of History with SHPRS, will provide the Keynote Address for the 20th Annual Asian Studies Development Program National Conference, on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. The Conference’s theme this year is “revisiting the Past, Living the Present, and Envisioning the Future.” Professor Saikia’s address will focus on the role of memory, history, and religion for peace in South Asia. Read more »

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