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Upcoming Events

"Chinese Computing and the Future of I.T."
Feb. 25, 2017 | Register
Are the 75,000 characters in the Chinese language impediments to the fast-moving nature of modern technology or are Chinese typists ushering in the future of computing? Tom Mullaney, associate professor of Chinese History at Stanford University, explores these questions through his captivating research of Chinese telegraphs, typewriters and computers. The Stanford historian will be joined by Scott Klemmer, associate professor and co-director of the Design Lab at UC San Diego, to discuss what the story of these objects tells us about the relationships between language, coding and the richer ways we communicate and solve problems in the 21st century.

"Conversations on the Future of the North American Economic Partnership"
Feb. 27, 2017 | SOLD OUT
Join us for a daylong set of conversations with thought leaders from policy circles, industry and academia on the future of the North American partnership. Sessions will focus on: The Future of the North American Economy, The Spillovers of NAFTA: Diplomacy and Security and The Road Ahead. This event is sold out. We will also be live streaming our entire program. Watch online starting Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. here. 

"Remote Sensing Analysis at Scale with Google Earth Engine"
Feb. 28, 2017 | Register
In this talk, Nick Clinton, developer advocate at Google Earth Engine, will discuss new possibilities for geospatial analysis at scale and how the research community can use Google Earth Engine as a tool for planetary-scale, cloud-based analysis.

Robert F. Ellsworth Memorial Lecture: “China’s Growing Protectionism and the U.S. Response”
March 7, 2017 | Register
Former Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky will address China’s recent series of policies that put foreign companies at a sharp competitive disadvantage, which are generating tensions with China’s trading partners and raising the question of how the U.S. and the international business community should respond.

"Maintaining an Independent Judiciary in Face of Political Challenges"
March 8, 2017 | Register
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan Tassaduq Jillani will share his views on how the judicial system in Pakistan has established its independence from the other branches of government. Following his presentation, the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will provide a comparative perspective and discuss the current challenges facing the U.S. courts.

“Crisis of South Korean Politics and Prospects for Foreign Policy”
March 14, 2017 | Register
This symposium will look into Park Geun Hye’s impeachment process, prospects for the presidential election, and the impacts on South Korea’s foreign policy and inter-Korean relations.

"Raise the Umbrellas: A Film on Hong Kong's Democracy Movement"
March 15, 2017 | Register
Acclaimed filmmaker Evans Chan 陳耀成 screens and comments on his documentary “Raise the Umbrellas,” in this West Coast premiere.

Admissions Events

35th U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) 
Feb. 17, 2017 | Learn more
If you are attending the 35th U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) conference in Chicago this year, stop by the UC San Diego table on Friday to discuss options to study international affairs and public policy in California.

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