EastAsia@Sheffield: School newsletter

Published annually, the EastAsia@Sheffield newsletter keeps staff, students and all those interested in East Asia up-to-date with the latest developments. In addition to news about the School's activities, the newsletter features articles on topical issues in China, Japan and Korea.

If you would like to comment on the newsletter or make a contribution to it, please send an e-mail to the editor, Dr Kate Taylor-Jones.

email : k.e.taylor-jones@sheffield.ac.uk

February 2017 Newsletter highlights

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COP21 - Dr Peter Matanle

Dr Peter Matanle convening a panel on ‘Population decline and climate change in the 21st century: Achieving a ‘depopulation dividend’ in the Asia-Pacific region’ on 10th December at the Japan Pavilion as part of the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Paris (COP21).
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G20, Hangzhou, China - Student Experience

As part of the Faculty led Global Leadership Initiative, BA Chinese Studies Student Melissa Pilgrim attended the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China.
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New Masters Degree

MA Politics and Media in East Asia

We are pleased to announce our new Masters courses starting for 2017 entry, subject to final approval. The MA in Politics and Media in East Asia offers comprehensive training addressing both international political issues and media trends in East Asia.
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New Academic staff

In September 2016 we welomed a new member of academic staff to the School of East Asian Studies. Dr Markus Bell is a social and cultural anthropologist whose core interest lies in the experiences of individuals from North Korea who have left their country, often under extreme duress.
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