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Pacific Basin Research Center

The Pacific Basin Research Center was established in 1991 by SUA founder Daisaku Ikeda to advance research leading to the peaceful development of the Asia-Pacific region. We aim to serve the SUA, national, and international scholarly communities interested in the issues concerning the Pacific Basin.

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What's Happening at PBRC

A collection of books published by Soka faculty.


The latest updates about PBRC’s work and an archive of previous newsletters. 

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Join the PBRC for upcoming events and explore our archive of past events including lectures, conferences, and presentations. 

Meet our Fellows

Dr. Rumela Sen, PBRC postdoc fellow 2016-17, in the field.