Reports of our recent activities

See some of what we’ve been up to recently, all in North America, with Serghei Golunov’s report on his ABS panel HERE.

Edward Boyle was first at AAG, as noted HERE, before giving talks at Columbia University, detailed HERE, and with Professor Naomi Chi at the University of British Columbia, outlined HERE, before he too ended up on a couple of panels at the ABS annual meeting, as recounted HERE.

KUBS was flagging, but will be back up to full steam this week.

Latest issue of EBR released

The latest issue of the Eurasia Border Review has just been released, featuring articles by both Edward Boyle and Serghei Golunov. See the full table of contents HERE.

Roundtable at Victoria University of Wellington

On March 30, Professor Akihiro Iwashita will take part in a Roundtable, moderated by Professor Alexander Bukh, on “Japan-Russia Relations under Abe and Putin: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region” at the Centre of Strategic Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. Further details are available HERE.

Akihiro Iwashita in Auckland on 29 March

KUBS’s Akihiro Iwashita will give a talk entitled “Japan’s geopolitics from the perspective of border studies: Challenges and prospects” at the University of Auckland on 29 March 2017. For further details, please see HERE.

Report on our DC Seminar

The report on the February 28 USJI Seminar we held in Washington D.C. on the lessons of border studies for US-Japan bilateral ties is now available HERE.

Volume 6 of our Border Bites out today

The latest issue in our Border Bites is out today. Lisa Jane de Gara’s (University of Saskatchewan) exceedingly timely look at the issue of rural refugee migration from the US to Canada is now available HERE.

Latest Border Bites released

Christopher Green’s (Universiteit Leiden & Sino-NK) fascinating tour along the border between China and North Korea, and what it can tell us about the Sino-NK alliance, is now available as our fifth Border Bite. It goes down a treat!

Get it HERE.

Border Studies Summer School at Hokkaido University – Applications Open

The Slavic-Eurasian Research Center of Hokkaido University will once again play host to a summer school on Border Studies this year. It will be held from July 12-19 in the city of Sapporo.

For further information on the School and how to apply, see HERE. Applications are accepted until February 28, 2017, and a number of scholarships for students are available.