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Meet the 2019-2020 Postdoc Fellow

Aug 14, 2019

The Pacific Basin Research Center welcomes Michael Schaefer, the John D. Montgomery Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2019–2020 academic year.

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Apply to be a Junior Scholar

The application for the Pacific Basin Research Center’s Junior Scholars Program will open soon.

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Student Photo Contest 2019

The Pacific Basin Research Center is accepting submissions for its annual Student Photo Contest, open to all SUA undergraduate students.

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Opportunities in International Development Assistance—Eric Bjornlund

Mar 05, 2019

President of Democracy International and Georgetown University professor Eric Bjornlund will speak at Soka on March 5, 2019.

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PBRC Student Essay Contest: Fall 2018 Winners Announced

Winners are Samikchhya Bhusal (class of 2019), Shunji Fueki (class of 2021), Kazuna Nakaya (class of 2021), and Eiji Toda (class of 2020).

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Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies 2018

Oct 19, 2018

“We have now concluded the 56th annual meeting of the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (WCAAS) at Soka University of America, organized by the Pacific Basin Research Center

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Public Talk: "Organizational Moral Distress and the Role of the Healthcare Professional"

Oct 04, 2018

Please join us for the public talk by Dr. Pat Werhane on Thursday, October 11!

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Meet the 2018-2019 Postdoc Fellow

Aug 31, 2018

The PBRC is happy to announce Dr. Laureen Hom as our 2018-19 John D. Montgomery Post-Doctoral Fellow! Dr. Hom received her PhD in Planning, Policy, and Design with an emphasis in Asian American

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PBRC Student Essay Contest Spring 2018: Winners Announced

Jun 04, 2018

The following students have been selected as PBRC Essay Contest Winners for Spring 2018: Samikchhya Bhusal (Class of 2019) “Melamchi Water Supply Project in Kathmandu” MacKenzie Kermoade (Class of

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Ulam - Main Dish Documentary Screening

Apr 26, 2018

Pacific Basin Research Center Presents “Ulam - Main Dish” Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers Alexandra Cuerdo and Rey Cuerdo Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:00-7:00p.m. Pauling 216 Ulam (Main Dish) is a