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“Japanese Religion: A View from the Streets of Tokyo”

Do you have plans to travel to or work  in Japan or elsewhere in East Asia (e.g., Taiwan, China, Korea, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore)?  Will you be  teaching or learning in Japan or another East Asian country?  If so, an upcoming lecture is a wonderful opportunity. 

Diplomat Series : Peter Jahr

The speaker at the fifth installment at the UNI Diplomat Series to be held on October 29, 2013 from 5:30 to 6:30 in Lang Auditorium will be Dr. Peter Jahr MEP.  Dr. Jahr was elected on the Christian Democratic ticket and sits with the European People's Party group in the European Parliament.  He is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, the Committee on Petitions, the Delegation to the EU-Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and the Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly.

Invite a Visiting Fulbright Scholar as an Occasional Lecturer!

2013/14 Fulbright Scholar List is now available at You may view both U.S. and Visiting (non-U.S. scholars). If you are interested in inviting a scholar to UNI as an Occasional Lecturer, please be aware that UNI has to partner with a Minority Serving Institution or Community College to arrange such a visit. For more information or help, please contact <>

September Fulbright Announcement

AY13-14 Fulbright Scholar Lists Available Beginning October 1

2014 Winter Course on Human Rights and Asia

Human Rights Centre of Seoul National University, South Korea, is conducting 2014 Winter Course on Human Rights and Asia.  It will take place January 6-17, 2014 in Seoul, Korea, with the application deadline of Friday, 25 October 2013, 18:00 (Seoul Time).  The Course on Human Rights and Asia intends to allow participants to think about the universality of human rights in particular contexts of Asia and gain a comprehensive understanding about human rights issues in this region.

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