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    As part of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs at the Maxwell School, the East Asia Program provides an intellectual home for students and faculty interested in the study of East Asia. It supports and facilitates multidisciplinary research and dialogue on the history, economy, politics and social development of the region, especially China, Japan, and the two Koreas, and on the relations of the United States with the region.

    The East Asia Program runs seminars organized around the research by faculty and advanced graduate students, hosts scholars of and from East Asia, and holds conferences and workshops. Please come and join us for these activities. 


  • East Asia News

    Khalil's new book explores US foreign relations with China and Iran

    The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is proud to announce the publication of United States Relations with China and Iran: Toward the Asian Century, edited by Osamah F. Khalil, associate professor of history, and with contributions by a number of Maxwell faculty, graduate students, and alumni from various departments.


    Taylor comments on the Moscow pro-democracy protests in Vox article

    Professor Brian Taylor was interviewed for the Vox article "The pro-democracy protests rocking Moscow, explained." "We do seem to be seeing a ramping up in tension around this rather than a successful repression of protest on the part of authorities so far," says Taylor.


    Lovely discusses costs of US-China trade war on Knowledge@Wharton

    Mary Lovely was interviewed on the Knowledge@Wharton radio show on SiriusXM about the long-term costs of the China-U.S. trade war. "We’re going to see permanently higher prices because the system as a whole will be less efficient," Lovely says. "President Trump’s actions are cementing firms’ view that this is going to go on for a long time."

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