Events

The Asian Studies Center sponsors, announces, or otherwise supports a number of Asia-related events throughout the year. Keep an eye on this space for more information! If there's an event you would like advertised, please contact Rachel Jacobson at rej16@pitt.edu.

Faculty members or student organizations who wish to request ASC sponsorship or support for their events should fill out the Event Request Form and submit it to Rachel at rej16@pitt.edu.

DATE:
Friday, February 15
TIME:
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Opening of the exhibition African in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers.  Curated by Kenneth X. Robbins, Omai H. Ali, Jazmin Graves .
4 pm: curator's and Scholars' Introduction
5-7 pm University Art Gallery doors open

DATE:
Friday, February 15
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Please join us for dinner and what promises to be an informative read & book discussion on Islam After Communism by Adeeb Khalid.
James Pickett, Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Pittsburgh will facilitate the discussion.
Please...

DATE:
Wednesday, February 20
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 WWPH

Mr. Abe will discuss Japan in 2019 and beyond: its current situations and challenges; East Asian & South Asian situations; US-Japan Alliances (including USJTA and TPP); and grassroots activities.

DATE:
Friday, February 22
TIME:
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

11 am -12:30 pm : Dwight A. Carey
12:30 pm-1:30 pm: Lunch
1:30 pm-3:15 pm: Roundtable with Yolanda Covington-Ward, RA Judy, Idrissou Mora-Kpai, Imani Owens, Nico Slate
3:30 pm-5 pm: Indrani Chatterjee

DATE:
Friday, February 22
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
3911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

The thaw in the US-North Korea relations last year, however uncertain, was certainly a welcome change from the previous year’s bellicose rhetoric, for both sides. Yet is change really around the corner? Doubts on Kim Jong Un’s sincerity persist. Many still believe he...

DATE:
Friday, March 1
TIME:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Moderator: James Cook, Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

Japan- NK-US Relations: Weston Konishi, Director of Partnerships and Development, US-Japan Council

US-SK-NK: Lisa Collins, Fellow with the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and...

DATE:
Friday, March 1
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
548 William Pitt Union

The thaw in the US-North Korea relations last year, however uncertain, was certainly a welcome change from the previous year’s bellicose rhetoric, for both sides. Yet is change really around the corner? Doubts on Kim Jong Un’s sincerity persist. Many still believe he...

DATE:
Tuesday, March 5
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

Ms. Iriyama will share insights from her current work with the Japan International Cooperation Agency as well as her international career path, which has taken her to the United States, Vietnam, Kenya, Malaysia, Philippines, France, Germany and beyond.

DATE:
Tuesday, March 5
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
University Art Gallery
DATE:
Tuesday, March 5
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
University Club, 3rd Floor, Conference Room A

Join us in a conversation about emerging trends in Japanese entrepreneurship and explore parallels with the Pittsburgh region.
Dr. Akie Iriyama, Associate Professor at Waseda University, Graduate School of Business and Finance, Tokyo, Japan, Katz Alumnus (PhD 2008...

DATE:
Friday, March 8
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
548 William Pitt Union

The thaw in the US-North Korea relations last year, however uncertain, was certainly a welcome change from the previous year’s bellicose rhetoric, for both sides. Yet is change really around the corner? Doubts on Kim Jong Un’s sincerity persist. Many still believe he...

DATE:
Monday, March 18
TIME:
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
University Art Gallery

Film: From Africa to India: Sidi Music from the Indian Ocean Diaspora
and Q&A w/ director Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy at 125 Frick Fine Arts from 6 pm-8 pm
*Private tours in English and Spanish available upon request

DATE:
Friday, April 26
TIME:
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
O'Hara Student Center Ballroom/Dining Room
DATE:
Sunday, October 6
TIME:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Consul General of India Sandeep Charkravorty, Special Guest)
2-3 pm Activities and Chai 

3-5 pm Program