The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) sponsors research, lectures, and seminars on subjects relating to East Asia.

Currently, CEAS is examining cross-border human flows in Northeast Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, and Russia; economic and environmental cooperation in the region; the prospects for Northeast Asia's regionalism; and Russia-Japan relations.

Research, Projects and Collaboration

Projects include research, conferences, and curriculum material development. In these projects CEAS collaborates with researchers and research institutions in China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia, and the U.S.

Scholars, Diplomats, Government Officials, & Journalists Hosted by CEAS

Past professional guest lecturers have included:

  • A Japanese ambassador to the United States
  • A South Korean consul general in San Francisco
  • A former Japanese State Minister for Defense Affairs
  • Asahi Shimbun Editorial Board Chair
  • Professors/researchers from:
  • Moscow State University, the Economic Research Institute (Khabarovsk), the Economic Institute for Northeast Asia (Niigata, Japan), the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, and the University of Queensland.

Visiting Fellows Hosted by CEAS

Past lectures by professors/researchers have been from:

  • Economic Research Institute (Khabarovsk)
  • Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (Niigata)
  • Renmin University of China (Beijing)
  • Institute of History, Archaeology, and Ethnology of the Far Eastern Peoples (Vladivostok)
  • Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies (Seoul)
  • Moscow State 'Lomonosov' University
  • University of Maryland

Internships

Monterey Institute students find internships at organizations in Northeast Asian countries with the help of the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS).

MIIS Students have been placed to intern with:

  • Asahi Shimbun (Tokyo)
  • Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (Niigata)
  • Hokkaido University's Slavic Research Center (Sapporo)
  • Economic Research Institute (Khabarovsk)
  • Institute of History, Archaeology, and Ethnology of the Far Eastern Peoples (Vladivostok)
  • Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, the Shanghai Institute of International Studies
  • Harbin Academy of Social Sciences (Harbin)
  • Mongolian Development Research Center (Ulaanbaatar)
  • Institute of Philosophy, Sociology, and Law of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (Ulaanbaatar)
  • International Organization for Migration (Tokyo)
  • International Labor Organization (Tokyo)