Asia Events

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.

Politics and Power of Environmental NGOs in Taiwan and Mainland China

September 02, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
with Gerald A. McBeath, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Tse-Kang Leng, National Chengchi University Taipei

Afghanistan's Emerging Health Portrait: A Dialogue with Afghanistan's Minister of Public Health

August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Middle East Program
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.

The Asian Diplomatic Process

August 03, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Kishan S. Rana, Public Policy Scholar, The Wilson Center; former Indian Ambassador; and Professor Emeritus, Foreign Service Institute (New Delhi)

Doing Business in China

July 25, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Asia Program
J. Stapleton Roy, managing director, Kissinger and Associates, Inc.;John Frisbie, president, U.S-China Business Council;Jerome A. Cohen, partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Audry Li, partner, Concord & Partners, Shanghai;Nicholas Howson, University of Michigan Law School;Mary Gallagher, University of Michigan;Roy Sheldon, former vice president & director, Staff Operations for Emerging Markets, ITT Industries;Kurt Reisenberg, managing director, Corporate Executive Board;Alisha Morgan, practice manager, Corporate Executive Board;Steven Xiang, managing partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Shanghai;Clarence Kwan, national managing partner, U.S./Chinese Services Group, Deloitte & Touche LLP.

Military, Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan

June 21, 2005 // 10:00am12:00pm
Asia Program
Ayesha Siddiqa, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar; Itty Abraham, Social Science Research Council;James C. Mulvenon, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

Beyond Pandas: Animal and Habitat Protection Activism in China

June 15, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Described by The Wall Street Journal as an "energetic evangelist for the environment," Wen Bo is one of his generation's most active and well-respected environmental leaders.

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