News & Announcements Archive


“The Price of China’s Success: A 1989 Tiananmen Democracy Leader’s Personal Journey” April 3

Loyola University Maryland will host Zhang Boli,a leader in the Tiananmen Square student movement. “At a time when the news discusses the U.S.-China trade war, the Chinese Communist Party’s brutal treatment of Uighur Muslims, harassment of Chinese Christians, human rights lawyers, and other activist groups, Zhang Boli’s personal story of the 1989 Tiananmen Square movement […]


The Dictatorship of Capital: Urban Redevelopment and the Democracy of the Have-Nots in Post-Authoritarian South Korea

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Mergenthaler Hall 266 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lecture by: Hae Yeon Choo, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto Co-sponsored by Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship program and department of sociology This talk examines the relationship between democratic citizenship, capitalist profitmaking, and violence. In particular, it focuses on an evictee […]


Fellowship Announcement: 2019 Young Leaders Program

The Northeast Asia Economic Forum (NEAEF), with support from the Freeman Foundation, would like to make an announcement for the 14th Young Leaders Program (YLP). The YLP will be held from July 28 to August 11, 2019 in Incheon, Korea to be hosted by UNESCAP in cooperation with Incheon National University. The attached announcement contains brief outline of the program, eligibility criteria, […]


6th Annual US Japan Relations Workshop

“Professor Erin Chung coordinated and hosted the 6th Annual US Japan Relations Workshop which brought Kent Calder and distinguished fellows from the Reischauer Institute at SAIS to Homewood for a conversation about current issues and challenges in US-Japan-South Korea relations.”


Deadline Extended for Summer Honors Program

The final application deadline for the 2019 Summer Honors Program has been extended until Monday, March 18. Once again, the Summer Honors Program is a fully-funded educational and leadership development program for undergraduates, taking place at AEI over the course of four weeks in June 2019. Students will participate in small, intensive seminars taught by […]


The U.S.-China Trade War: What Have We Learned So Far?

Today: 12:00 pm  Mergenthaler 266 It was never just about the trade deficit. Donald Trump correctly insists that America didn’t start the latest round of trade frictions; it was belatedly responding to Chinese practices that previous U.S. presidents had complained of for years. Xi Jinping, reasonably, sees American insistence on Chinese “structural reform” as an […]


Studying Strategies and The Joys of Lifelong Mandarin

Today: 10:30 am Mergenthaler 266 Mandarin skills have been the common thread in Robert Daly’s varied/checkered 33-year career as a diplomat, teacher, actor/producer (A Native of Beijing in New York, Chinese Sesame Street), government and corporate consultant, interpreter for Chinese and American leaders, American Director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, and think tank analyst. Mr. Daly […]