Asia Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Blood of Yingzhou District

March 21, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
For the eighth year in a row, the China Environment Forum hosts a screening of a film in the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. This year's film—The Blood of Yingzhou District—won best documentary short subject at the 2007 Academy Awards® for its portrayal of HIV/AIDS orphans in China.

Book Launch: Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang

March 13, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Asia Program
James A. Millward, associate professor of intersocietal history, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and former Wilson Center Asian Policy Studies Fellow

Environmental Security and Regional Politics in the Mekong Basin

February 26, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Evelyn Goh, University of Oxford, St. Anne's College; Carl Bruch, Environmental Law Institute

POSTPONED Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism

February 14, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed. Please check this space for information on a reschedule date.

CANCELLED Briefing on Afghanistan: A Conversation with Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry

February 13, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program

Air Pollution and Environmental Health Threats in Southern China

February 13, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Christine Loh, founder of the Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, says that Hong Kong could lose its status as the economic hub of Asia if the city does not clean up its skies.

Seeking Peace and Saving Asia's Forests: Forest Conflict in Asia

January 30, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Mismanagement of forests undermines efforts to strengthen governance, slows economic development, impoverishes rural people, and can contribute to instability, says USAID's Mary Melnyk.

More Than a Concrete Jungle: Urbanization in Japan

January 24, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Carola Hein, Bryn Mawr College; Ronald K. Vogel, University of Louisville; Merry White, Boston University; Ted Gilman, Harvard University

Globalization, Migration, and the State: East Asia's Evolving Landscape of Labor

January 18, 2007 // 8:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
Marie Price, George Washington University; Shawn McHale, George Washington University; Yeong Kim, Ohio University; Joon Kim, Colorado State University; Rhacel Parrenas, University of California at Davis; Pei-Chia Lan, National Taiwan University

China Environment Forum Film Screening: "China from the Inside: Shifting Nature"

January 05, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Screening with filmmaker Jonathan Lewis.