Think tank

Weatherhead East Asian Institute

WEAI

New York City, NY, United States

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:
http://www.columbia.edu/weai

Address:
420 West 118th Street 9th Floor, New York, NY 10027

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
China | Japan | Korea | Inner Asia | Southeast Asia | East Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1949
Age (years)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
72 
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Eugenia Lean
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2017
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 92
United States average
 56
Global average
 161

Social

Likes (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,005
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 3,821
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 6,307
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 5,954
Followers (2017)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 4,627
Subscribers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 468
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 155
Followers (2019)
Weatherhead East Asian Institute
 65
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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