Upcoming Sigur Center Events:
- 2/03/15: Sigur Center Summer 2014 Research Fellows Roundtable
- 2/04/15: "Is there a Place for Civil Society in Spiritual Civilization Campaigns? Heritage, Development, and Citizenship in the PRC" with Bob Shepherd
- 2/06/15: Preferential Practices and Employment in Tibet
- 2/10/15: "A Battle for Legitimacy: What Made the North Korean Military-First System Different from Cuba's Junta System?" with Jung-Chul Lee
- 2/11/15: Myanmar's Upcoming Elections and the Fate of the Reform Process
- 2/12/15: "Building Civil Society in Authoritarian China," with John W. Tai
- 2/18/15: "China's New Governing Party Paradigm: Political Renewal and the Pursuit of National Rejuvenation," with Timothy Heath
- 2/19/15: 2015 Lunar New Year Celebration
- 2/26/15: "China's Monetary Ambition: Renminbi Internationalization in Comparative Perspective" with Injoo Sohn
- 3/25/15: "Indonesia’s Democratic Reversal? Governance and the Attack on Direct Elections in the Regions" with Alasdair Bowie
Other Asia-related Events in DC:
Conversation Club & Tea Time:
The schedule for Spring 2015 Tea Times is now available!
These are informal events designed to allow a time and place for students to practice their language skills, share study tips, learn about the Language Exit Exams, and get to know other language students. Tea and cookies will be provided! All tea times are held from 4pm - 5pm in the Sigur Center's Chung-wen Shih conference room, Suite 503.
Chinese (Tuesdays) - 2/03, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/03, 3/17, 3/24, 4/31, 4/07, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28
Japanese (Mondays) -1/26, 2/02, 2/09, 2/23, 3/02, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/06, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27
Korean (Alternating Wednesdays) -2/04, 2/18, 3/04, 3/18, 4/01, 4/15, 4/29
This schedule is based on previous interest in the various languages offered. The schedule may change later in the semester based on input from participants, so please let us know!