On November 8, the Hamilton Lugar School hosted “The US-Japan Partnership in the 21st Century,” the inaugural national conference that brought together renowned experts on Japan’s politics and society to discuss its present and future from a variety of perspectives. (more…)
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships support undergraduate and graduate students around the country, helping them develop knowledge and expertise in less commonly taught languages and cultures such as Arabic, Korean, and Ukrainian. (more…)
On November 9, 1989, when a representative of East Germany’s governing party announced new loosened regulations that would effectively allow East Berliners to travel to West Berlin for the first time since 1961, crowds gathered at checkpoints along the Berlin Wall. (more…)
Closing remarks by the Honorable Kenichi Okada, Consul-General of Japan in Chicago
On October 25, the Hamilton Lugar School’s Institute for Korean Studies hosted After the Miracle: The Present and Future of Korea’s Economy and Society, a conference that brought together over a dozen experts to describe South Korea’s unprecedented economic growth starting in 1960 and to provide possible solutions to some of that nation’s current socioeconomic issues. (more…)
In this era of continuous conflict, it is easy to forget that not every Washington, D.C., meeting of policymakers is combative, and not every foreign-policy relationship is contentious. I’m thinking especially of Japan, with which the U.S. has had warm relations for decades. (more…)
Richard and Diane Woosnam have established the Richard E. and Diane D. Woosnam Endowed Scholarship/Fellowship in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. The gift will provide undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships as part of the Global Leadership Scholars Program. (more…)
Life-changing” is how a group of American educators described their recent visit to South Korea. In June, Theresa Kang (Director, IU National Consortium for Teaching about Asia Coordinating Site) at the East Asian Studies Center organized and led a study tour of South Korea for 10 teacher-alumni of National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) programming.
Remember that amazing FLAS promo we posted a little while back? Well, here’s another one!
On Friday, October 25, the Hamilton Lugar School will host After the Miracle: The Present and Future of Korea’s Economy and Society, an international conference that will bring together over a dozen experts from a variety of backgrounds to discuss the impact that South Korea’s rapid economic development has had on that nation’s society and people. The conference will take place from 1pm to 5:45pm in the Global and International Studies Building’s Shreve Auditorium. (more…)