A Newly-Discovered Catalogue by Desi Sanggye Gyatso (1653-1705)

                    The Ethnic Library of China at the Cultural Palace of Nationalities in Beijing holds some 4,000 rare Tibetan manuscript and print books. Mr. Jampa, a graduate of the Northwest Nationalities University (Lanzhou), spent several years cataloging these materials and as Associate Research Librarian is now […]

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New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition

The Second New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition (2017) will be hosted from October 27th 2017 to November 27th 2017 in the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University. The exhibition is organized by a group of organizations including North American Chinese Calligraphers Association; Calligraphy Research and Innovation Center of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing University of […]

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Japanese Book History Workshop

The C.V. Starr East Asian Library, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture, and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute will sponsor a special workshop on Japanese Book History. Guest instructor,Takahiro Sasaki, Professor of Japan classic bibliography of the Institute of Oriental Classics (Shidō Bunko/斯道文庫), at Keio University, […]

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Tharchin Babu talk, reception, and exhibition

Professor Tsering Shakya (University of British Columbia) will be speaking on Tuesday, February 28, at 4:15pm in the EALAC Lounge (Kent Hall, 4th floor).  His talk is entitled “Tharchin Babu: A Mirror of the World from the Frontier.” Professor Gray Tuttle (EALAC) will serve as respondent, and facilitate discussion. The talk will be followed by […]

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Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman

Our library, in partnership with  Teachers College, the Columbia Confucius Institute, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Office of Global Centers, will host a book panel and author signing event for Kuo Ping Wen: Scholar, Reformer, Statesman (Long River Press, 2015). This event will take place on October 4, 2016 in our main reading […]

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