The Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Institute for East Asian Studies sponsors visits from noted experts in the field of East Asian Studies throughout the academic year.

These scholars offer lectures, presentations, and classroom visits during their residency at the college.

The Rosenberg Visiting Scholars will make the following presentations during spring 2009:

Globalization and Trade in Chinese History: Tea in the Borderlands

Peter Perdue, professor of History at Yale University
1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, Munce Conference Room, Archer Building, 20 Derne St.

North Korea: No Longer in the "Axis of Evil"?

Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History at the University of Chicago
2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, Munce Conference Room, Archer Building, 20 Derne St.

Japanese Health Insurance and the Cosmetic Surgery Boom

Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at Harvard University
4 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, Poetry Center, Mildred F. Sawyer Library, 73 Tremont St.

Global Economic Implications of China's Sex Ratio Imbalance

Shang-Jin Wei, professor of Finance and Economics and N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy at Columbia University
5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Sargent Hall, Room 295, 120 Tremont St.

Wang Chenguang, visiting professor of Law at Cornell University Law School, will be on campus in the 2009-210 academic year.

In fall 2008, the Rosenberg Institute presented Ronald Suleski, assistant director of The Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University, who made a presentation on Confucius and Confucianism, and Hurst Hannum, professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, who discussed Human Rights and China: Inside and Outside.