Asia Events

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Japan as a One-Party State: The Future for Koizumi and Beyond

October 25, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Aiji Tanaka, professor of political science, Waseda University, Japan; Leonard Schoppa, associate professor of politics, University of Virginia; Patricia MacLachlan, associate professor of Asian studies and government,University of Texas at Austin. Video of this event is now available.

An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion: Invasive Species Challenges and Collaboration Globally and Between the U.S. & China

October 19, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
One major aspect of globalization has been the mobility of people, products, diseases, and information, as well as (often unwelcome) plant and animal species. At this China Environment Forum meeting, speakers examine the issue of invasive species from the global perspective and how the U.S. and China are working together to address this problem.

Pakistan--On the Road to Democracy?

October 19, 2005 // 9:30am11:00am
Asia Program
Abdullah Riar, Member, Pakistan Senate

Video Conference--The Future of U.S. Relations With India

October 18, 2005 // 11:30am1:00pm
Asia Program
Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State Read the transcript of Under Secretary Burns' remarks

Bangladesh's Foreign Policy Challenges

October 11, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Hemayet Uddin, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh. Read the transcript of the Foreign Secretary's remarks.
Webcast

Implications of China's Energy Growth

October 05, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
To fuel the country's economic boom, China is building a new 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power plant every week, and the country is consuming half the world's cement, a quarter of all steel, and two-fifths of all copper. Not surprisingly, fifty percent of China's outward FDI is in extractive industries.

Taiwan's Party Realignment and Its Impact on Washington-Taipei-Beijing Relations

October 04, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
June Teufel Dreyer, University of Miami;Yu-long Ling, Franklin College;John Copper, Rhodes College;Joseph Fewsmith, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Military Modernization in Strategic Asia

September 29, 2005 // 8:30am2:30pm
Asia Program
Stephen J. Blank, professor of Russian national security studies, US Army War College; Richard J. Ellings, president, National Bureau of Asian Research; Aaron L. Friedberg, professor of politics and international affairs, Princeton University; Robert M. Hathaway, director, Asia program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Christopher W. Hughes, senior research fellow and deputy director, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick; Kimberly Marten, associate professor of political science, Barnard College; Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow, Brookings Institution; Jonathan D. Pollack, professor of Asian and Pacific studies, U.S. Naval War College; David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Sheldon W. Simon, professor of political science, Arizona State University; Michael D. Swaine, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Ashley J. Tellis, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Hunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine in North Korea

September 26, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Andrew Natsios, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development;Marcus Noland, Institute for International Economics;Gordon Flake, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Parks for Peace or Peace for Parks? Issues in Practice and Policy

September 12, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
An ECSP conference explores the rhetoric and reality of peace parks. Drawing on future plans and successful projects in southern Africa, Kashmir, and the Korean peninsula, the speakers debated whether peace parks can protect the environment and promote conflict resolution.

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