Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

East Asia

A street scene in Japan. (Samxmeg/iStockPhoto)
Promoting Women’s Interests in Corporate Japan
Mitsuru Claire Chino talks about her law career and her work promoting women’s interests in corporate Japan. more
Child laborers in India
Child Workers in Asia
The CWA now brings together over 50 groups working on child labor in 14 countries. more
Village, Kaghan, Pakistan. (Umair Mohsin/Flickr)
"Things on the Ground" and Coalition-Building
Housing activist Somsook Boonyabancha on the value of learning from the bottom up. more
Students on a school outing in Tokyo. (Asia Society)
Teaching English in Japan
Jeni Washeleski talks about her experiences working with teachers as part of the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET). more
China is the largest manufacturer in the world. (DCvision2006/Flickr)
Manufacturing Malady: The Hidden Cost of a Product
Who or what is responsible for environmental harm caused by manufacturing practices? more
Pollution and power lines in northern China. (AdamCohn/Flickr)
Appetite for Energy: Working Together
How can countries balance building a strong economy with protecting the environment? more
New Ways of Speaking, and Thinking, About Asia
Arif Dirlik: 'The enhanced global visibility of peoples of Asian descent suggests that there is no outer boundary to the notion of Asia.' more
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The Arts of the Silk Roads
This essay explores some of the art traditions, many of them devotional in nature, of the Silk Roads. more
Old tomb painting showing a merchant with horses and camels along the Silk Roads. Luotoucheng, Gansu Province, China; circa 221-317 C.E. Courtesy Gaotai County Museum.
Treasures Along the Silk Roads
Using images of art objects from the Silk Roads, students will generate word maps that act as creative writing prompts. The archaeological finds act as entry points to introduce students to the rich cultural traditions of the region. more
Book by John Major, illustrated by Stephen Fieser.
Trade Along the Silk Roads
Students create an illustrated atlas of trade goods along the Silk Roads. more