Professor Larus Debates on US Sanctioning of Chinese and Russian Firms

PSIA Department Chair Elizabeth Larus debated analysts from Shanghai, Moscow, and Budapest on US sanctioning of Chinese and Russian firms on Indus News episode 78 “In Focus: South Asia” on December 1, 2020. … [Read more...]

1st China-America Student Conference (ChASC)

The ChASC is currently recruiting Chinese and American Student Leaders to present at their first annual conference! No Chinese language proficiency is required as the official language of the Conference is English. The conference dates are: December 27 – 30, 2020 and January 3 – 7, 2021. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until December 6, 2020. If you are interested click on one of the links below! ChASC Applicant Guide ChASC Application … [Read more...]

Professor Davidson Commentates on Geopolitics in the Asia-Pacific

In NewsWeek’s “US-China’s Geopolitical Battle for Asia Shapes New Power Dynamic for Region” by Tom O’Connor and Naveed Jamali, Professor Davidson discusses China’s assertive behavior internationally and the impact of the Cold War in today’s international alliances. … [Read more...]

Summer 2021 Student Opportunity in Japan: The 73rd Japan-America Student Conference

The 73rd Japan-America Student Conference (JASC) will bring together American and Japanese university students from a variety of academic disciplines to live, travel, and conduct original peer-reviewed research together. Over the course of this academically intensive and culturally immersive conference, … [Read more...]

Professor Larus on The Importance of Taiwan

Professor Larus will be on On Liberty podcast out of Sydney, Australia today at 7pm discussing “Why the world needs a free Taiwan”. All are welcome to watch and call in on Episode 29: "Why the world needs a free Taiwan" on the On Liberty podcast. … [Read more...]

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center: Now Accepting Applications!

At the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, students get to study, discuss, and debate some of the most important issues faced by the world today, all while advancing their Chinese language skills in the city of Nanjing. If you are interested in Chinese language and improving your research skills and understanding Sino-global relations, highly consider this opportunity! To learn more and apply, check out the Hopkins-Nanjing Center! … [Read more...]

2020 Pi Sigma Alpha Conference

Six UMW Political Science and International Affairs major students presented their research at the Feb. 15 Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference in Washington, D.C. To learn more, go to UMW’s EagleEye for an article on the PSA 2020 Conference. … [Read more...]

Path Opens for Emily Rothstein ’18 with Study Abroad

International Affairs alum Emily Rothstein '18 has been abroad for both studies and employment. Her time at Mary Washington expanded her horizons to the world, fueling her career path. Check out more information about this on the UMW article Study Abroad Carves Career Path for Alumna. … [Read more...]

Lydia Grossman ’17 Benefited from Time Abroad

International Affairs Alum Lydia Grossman '17 and recalls her time studying abroad and her time after Mary Washington. For more about her experience in Morocco, read UMW's magazine. For a reflection on time abroad, read more below … [Read more...]

Project 2049 Institute accepting internship applications!

The Project 2049 Institute is accepting applications for Fall 2018 internship positions for current students and recent graduates: RESEARCH INTERN Position Responsibilities: Assist with the Institute's research projects and ongoing programs Assist with administrative tasks, event planning, and other logistics Help maintain and update the Institute's social media outlets Independent research with opportunities to publish on the Institute's blog, AsiaEye. Attend local events based on research and project interests Complete projects both in teams and individually Minimum Requirements: Excellent research and writing skills Interest in Asia and Asian affairs Prior research or work experience related to the Asia-Pacific region Proficiency in Chinese (Mandarin, simplified or traditional) is desirable Current undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate Self-motivated and ability to work independently Benefits of Internship: Gain … [Read more...]