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SPAS Macaulay Distinguished Lecture

February 10, 2016 3:00pm – 5:00pm Manoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium

“Peace in the Valley: A Century of Japanese Social Alternatives and their Inter-Asia Connections,” by Dr. Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Professor of Japanese History at Australian National University. This lecture explores an alternative tradition of grassroots social thought and practice which has flourished in […]

Historical Memory and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia Panel

February 12, 2016 4:15 – 6:00pm Manoa Campus, Art Auditorium

This panel brings together four scholars to present their perspectives and engage in interactive discussion that should provide new insights into both historical and contemporary Northeast Asia.

Panelists: Bruce Cumings (U of Chicago, History), Tessa Morris-Suzuki (Aus Nat’l U, History), Manfred Henningsen (UHM, Poli Sci), […]

Inaugural Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship Lecture

Join us on February 5 at 4:15 in the Tokioka Room (Moore Hall 319) for our inaugural Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship lecture!

Michelle Daigle is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UHM. In 2011-2013, she was awarded the Crown Prince Akihito Scholarship for her dissertation research. This talk, entitled Manifesting Disaster, […]

In Memoriam: Emeritus Japanese History Professor H. Paul Varley

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of a beloved colleague.

H. Paul Varley, a towering figure in the field of premodern Japanese history and Sen Sōshitsu XV Distinguished Chair of Traditional Japanese Culture and History at UH Mānoa from its inauguration in 1994 until his retirement in 2004, passed away […]