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Japan's rise to economic prominence following the booming decades of the 1970s and 1980s placed the nation at the forefront of the global economy, but has also yielded a number of consequences for the Japanese workforce.

Posted: 10/20/2016

Norma Field explored the anguish and anxiety of Japanese living with the consequences of the March 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima.

Posted: 7/7/2016

85 faculty and students from Peking University and UCLA gathered to exchange research findings and explore new areas for collaboration at the 7th annual JRI symposium at UCLA.

Posted: 6/20/2016

Professor Emma Teng of MIT recently examined mixed-race identities in the U.S., China and Hong Kong as part of the Taiwan Studies Lecture Series of the Asia Institute.

Posted: 5/25/2016

The work of UCLA public health researcher and educator Dr. Roger Detels has had a significant impact on how the countries of Southeast Asia are handling the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Posted: 3/3/2016

A recent UCLA-Tata Global Forum in New Delhi brought together high-ranking U.S. and Indian policy makers, academics and business leaders to discuss the challenges of a sustainable energy future.

Posted: 1/13/2016

John Widman's research has taken him to the bridge between music and language. To cross it, he's blazing his own linguistic trail.

Posted: 1/11/2016

Academic-year and summer fellowships to assist deserving undergraduate and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.

Posted: 10/1/2015

The annual symposium, held alternatively at Peking University and UCLA, attracted over 150 participants and featured many speakers from both universities.

Posted: 7/28/2015

Read about the deliberations behind the Dartmouth Award conferred on The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism, co-edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr. (UCLA) and Daniel S. Lopez Jr. (University of Michigan).

Posted: 6/22/2015

Authentic Japanese reading materials have been acquired with the support of federal funds through a partnership of the Asia Institute, East Asian Library and Asian Languages and Cultures Department of UCLA.

Posted: 6/18/2015

Three of the four UCLA faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences are affiliated with the UCLA International Institute: Ivan T. Berend and Michael Mann, with the Center for European and Eurasian Studies; and Gregory Schopen, with the Center for Buddhist Studies.

Posted: 4/22/2015

The Second Annual International Institute Graduate Student Conference will feature students from different fields presenting research on a variety of international topics.

Posted: 4/10/2015

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses how the rise of China is impacting the Asia-Pacific region.

Posted: 1/22/2015

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