Click here to enjoy online video of a concert by the Chinese Music Virtuosi ensemble, which did a residency at EWC in February.
The East-West Center has announced the selection of 15 accomplished international journalists for its 2015 Jefferson Fellowships travel-study seminar. The journalists from 12 countries and territories will travel together in May to China, the Philippines, Singapore and Hawai‘i to study territorial conflicts, resource issues and more in the South China Sea. ... more ...
Senior Fellow Dieter Ernst writes in a new EWC Working Paper that the increasing variety and global reach of strategic patenting strategies pose new, under-researched challenges.
EWC has been awarded a grant of $267,186 from the Japan Foundation’s Center for Global Partnership for a three-year dialogue and travel-exchange program focusing on community participation in long-term recovery after a major disaster. Participants from Japan, and the U.S. will share experiences, perspectives and best practices for increasing citizen input on post-disaster policy and decision-making. ...more...
More than 116 graduate students gathered at EWC Feb. 12-14 to present their research at the Center’s 14th annual International Graduate Student Conference. The interdisciplinary gathering, planned and organized by EWC students, is the largest of its kind worldwide. Cybersecurity expert Dr. Motohiro Tsuchiya delivered the conference's keynote address.
Former Japanese Defense Minister Satoshi Morimoto spoke at EWC on Jan. 28, detailing the Abe government's efforts to revise the country's post-war self-defense laws amid an Asia Pacific security environment that he said has changed dramatically in the last 70 years.