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Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Asian Studies Middle East Studies

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies Middle East Studies Political Science

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The  symposium offers historical and contemporary ruminations on China's westward pivot and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Gearhart Hall, room 258.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies Middle East Studies Political Science

Professor Co-Hosts Conversation on the Rise of China and Challenges to the Global Order

Monday, February 26, 2018

Ka Zeng, professor of political science, will lead a discussion on the implications of the rise of China for the global order from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at the Fayetteville Public Library.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies

Historian Presents Research on Japanese Tea Exports, Muslim China and Expanding Markets

Monday, November 06, 2017

Kelly A. Hammond will present "Hot Commodity: Japanese Tea Exports During World War II, Expanding Markets in the Muslim World, and Muslim interlocutors" at the next Humanities Faculty Colloquium Series Friday, Nov. 10.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities International Lectures Asian Studies History

Farai Gonzo to Host Lecture Titled 'The Power of Positivism'

Friday, November 03, 2017

The UA Scholars at Risk committee will host journalist Farai Gonzo for a lecture titled "The Power of Positivism (Turning Bad Situations for the Best)" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in SCEN 408.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events International Lectures African and African American Studies Asian Studies Journalism Latin American and Latino Studies Middle East Studies

U of A Sophomore Selected for Nationally Competitive Study Abroad Award

Friday, April 28, 2017

Analeigh Ulrich, a University of Arkansas sophomore, has won a Freeman-ASIA award to study abroad in Japan this summer.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards International Asian Studies International Studies

Re-inventing Culture in China's Xinjiang Province, Lecture and Performance April 20

Monday, April 17, 2017

Elise Anderson will present "Sufi Music in an Age of Terror: the Persistence of the Uyghur Muqam as Public Symbol in the PRC" at 6 p.m. April 20 in Giffels Auditorium. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Asian Studies Middle East Studies

History Professor Wins Fellowship

Friday, April 14, 2017

Kelly Hammond, assistant professor of history, was awarded a highly competitive Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities International Points of Pride Asian Studies History
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