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Asia-Pacific

Asian Building with Colorful and Intricate Facade

Explore the Berkley Center’s resources on the Asia-Pacific region, including rich materials on religion and public life in China, and Education and Social Justice Project interviews with educators in Australia, Cambodia, South Korea, and the Philippines.

Project Spotlight

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Religion in China and the United States

China and the United States are leading global powers with very different constellations of religion, society, and politics. Knowledge of those differences, their origins, and their contemporary implications remains weak in both countries. The…

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Payatas Elementary School in the Philippines

Building Effective Public School Systems in the Philippines

In July 2010 undergraduate student Brian Dillon conducted interviews in Quezon City, the Philippines, as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching…
Educating First Nations Students at Jesuit Schools in Australia

Educating First Nations Students at Jesuit Schools in Australia

In summer 2017 Nicholas Na spent three weeks conducting research at St. Ignatius’ College in Australia as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching…

Cambodian Schoolchildren Smiling in Front of a Chalkboard

Promoting Primary Education in Cambodia

In summer 2013 undergraduate student Annie Dale spent three weeks conducting interviews in Cambodia as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and…

Gangjeong Village Protest Banners in South Korea

Social Justice in South Korea

In May 2015, Dana Drecksel spent three weeks conducting research at the Republic of Korea’s Sogang University (Seoul) and Gangjeong Village (Jeju Island) as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs…

Publications

Article June 23, 2014

Myanmar Situation Report

In this situation report for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, Katherine Marshall argues that the religious dimensions of conflict in Myanmar need to be taken seriously. She first analyzes the historical roots of current tensions before focusing on the plight of the Rohingya, a largely Muslim minority in the predominantly Buddhist country. After highlighting other conflicts in Myanmar in which…