Asian centers offer programs for outstanding scholars
La Salle University-Manila members interested in Asia-Pacific
leadership training and Asian regional scholarship now have
the opportunity to promote their knowledge in their fields
The East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii seeks two outstanding
candidates for the Asia-Pacific Leadership Program, a new
certificate program funded by the Freeman Foundation. The
Program is designed to meet new educational and human resource
needs during a time of increasing regional interdependence.
It will create a network of leaders from the United States,
Asia, and the Pacific.
The program will include a core seminar on the critical issues
of the region, leadership training, and field seminars to
be led by academic scholars. The program will be from January
to June 2002.
In another news, the Asian Studies in Asia (ASIA) Fellows
Program offers opportunities to outstanding young and mid-career
Asian scholars and “public intellectuals,” including policy
makers, journalists, and media professionals to study and
conduct research in a participating Asian country for up to
The principal goal of the program is to increase the overall
awareness of the intellectual resources in the People’s Republic
of China, South, and Southeast Asia. It also aims to create
a multilateral network of specialists to strengthen Asian
Fellowships may involve a variety of activities, including
field-based research, language study, or courses related to
another Asian country (preferably in a different region of
Asia). Fellows may also have opportunities to present guest
lectures, or to conduct seminars and workshops at the invitation
of host institutions. Fellowships are not for the principal
purpose of completing doctoral dissertations.
For details, contact the Office of the Vice President for
Academics and Research (VPAR) under Brother Andrew Gonzalez,