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Conversations with Musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra

Kim Center Event
- | The Benjamin Franklin Room (Event) & Golkin Room (Reception), Houston Hall

The event will begin promptly at 3 PM with a moderated conversation between panelists and the…

Burmese Buddhist Exceptionalism and the Violence of Religious Tolerance

East Southeast Asia Colloquium Co-sponsor with Religious Studies
Alicia Turner, York University
- | Annenberg School for Communication 111 3620 Walnut Street

Early European accounts of…

Markets with Bureaucratic Characteristics: How Economic Bureaucrats Make Policies and Remake the Chinese State

Center for the Study of Contemporary China
Yingyao Wang, Assistant Professor of Socioloy, University of Virginia
- | CSCC Conference Room, PCPSE Room 418 133 S. 36th Street


The Center for East Asian Studies supports the study of East Asia at Penn and to the Philadelphia community.

FLAS Fellowships

FLAS fellowships are the centerpiece of CEAS’ promotion of East Asia Studies across campus and will total nearly $1 million over the current funding cycle (2022-26).  This year (2023-24), CEAS is supporting five summer (2 Chinese, 2 Japanese, 1 Korean) and nine academic year FLAS awards (1 Chinese, 4 Japanese, 4 Korean).