Think tank

WEAI is the center for Asia-Pacific activities at Columbia University. With programs spanning China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tibet, Korea, and the countries of Southeast Asia, its mission is to train new generations of Asian experts in the humanities, social sciences, and in professional careers as well as enhance the understanding of East Asia in the wider community. Through its research projects, conferences, and seminars, WEAI creates an international forum to address critical issues facing the Asia-Pacific region today. The goal of the institute now is to prepare for the challenges facing Asia in the 21st century.


Contact details

Website: www.columbia.edu/weai
Address: 420 West 118th Street 9th Floor, New York, NY 10027
Contact email: weai AT columbia.edu

Areas of focus

Topics of research:
Where they work:
China | Japan | Korea | Inner Asia | Southeast Asia | East Asia
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
Independent
Year founded:
1949
Age (years):
Founded by:
Founder(s): Not listed
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Not listed
Staff size (2017):

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Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory,Organisation┬┤s website


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