The Turbulent Pacific: History, Geopolitics, and the Battle for Asia
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About the Event
Taught by Dr. Michael Auslin, this not-for-credit online seminar will include three sessions of one and a half hours over the course of the spring semester. There will be a moderate amount of reading for the seminar. Students will receive the readings in advance and be expected to complete them prior to each session. The seminar is open to Yale undergraduates and graduate students. Upon successful completion, students will receive a $150 stipend. The seminar will meet on Fridays from 2-3:30pm ET on February 12th, 19th, and 26th. Students will also need to attend Dr. Auslin's online public lecture on February 1st at 4:30pm ET (if unable to attend live, students will have access to a recording.) Admission to the seminar is by application. Please click here to apply.
Application due Wednesday January 27th.
Michael Auslin, PhD, is the Payson J. Treat Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. A historian by training, he specializes in US policy in Asia and geopolitical issues in the Indo-Pacific region.
Auslin is the author of six books, including Asia’s New Geopolitics: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific and the best-selling The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World's Most Dynamic Region. He is a longtime contributor to the Wall Street Journal and National Review, and his writing appears in other leading publications, including the Financial Times, The Spectator, and Foreign Policy. He comments regularly for US and foreign print and broadcast media.
Previously, Auslin was an associate professor of history at Yale University, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo.