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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

    Lovely op-ed on addressing economic impact of COVID-19 featured on CNN

    "Getting rid of these tariffs will remove a painful yoke that had depressed American manufacturing and farming long before the coronavirus hit our shores," says Professor Mary Lovely. Her article "What Trump can do now to rescue America's factories and farms," was published by CNN.


    Lovely quoted in Washington Times article on US-China trade deal

    "There’s a real question as to the economic capacity in both countries [right now]," says Professor Mary Lovely, adding that "it’s hopeful that the officials are saying that they still intend to meet these obligations." Lovely was interviewed for the Washington Times article "China trade deal holding up despite strains, U.S. says."


    Khalil piece on preparing for the next pandemic published in The Hill

    Osamah Khalil says the U.S. needs to invest in health care, take the global lead in supporting the World Health Organization, and establish a long-term investment in the future of medical research and public health to prepare for the next pandemic. He discusses these and other recommendations in his article "Preparing for the next pandemic," published in The Hill.

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