Asia Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Thirst

March 14, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
This film documents community efforts in Bolivia, India, and the United States to confront government plans to privatize water services.

New Dreams/Old Cities: The Presence of the Past in India and the United States

March 14, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Mary Hancock, fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and associate professor of history and anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara; Edward Linenthal, professor of Religion and American Culture, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Veena Oldenburg, professor of history, Baruch College.
Webcast

Decentralization and Democracy in Indonesia and Vietnam

March 09, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Alasdair Bowie, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate-Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; Commentator: David Timberman, Advisor, Democracy, Governance and Conflict Programs, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Video of this event is now available at Event Summary.

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.
Webcast

China's Economy: Retrospect and Prospect

March 02, 2005 // 12:00pm4:45pm
Asia Program
Nicholas Lardy, Institute for International Economics; Scott Rozelle, University of California, Davis; Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh; Yasheng Huang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania; Donald Clarke, George Washington University; Loren Brandt, University of Toronto; Barry Naughton, University of California, San Diego. Video of this event is now available at Event Summary.

Breakfast with Hidayat Nur Wahid Chairman, People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Indonesia

February 03, 2005 // 7:30am9:00am
Asia Program
Hidayat Nur Wahid, Chairman, People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Indonesia

Book Launch: Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan

January 24, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Asia Program
Laura Hein, Associate Professor of Japanese History, Northwestern University; Commentator: Naotaka Matsukata, Professorial Lecturer, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Chair of Strategic International Business Practice, Hunton and Williams; former Director of Policy Planning, USTR
Webcast

Development of the Chinese Military: Implications for the United States and Asia

January 13, 2005 // 1:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Bernard Cole, National Defense University; Lonnie Henley, Centra Technologies; Jing Huang, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution; Susan Puska, Department of State; Philip Saunders, National Defense University; Andrew Scobell, U.S. Army War College; Michael Swaine, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; David Shambaugh, George Washington University(Co-hosted with Library of Congress and National Defense University) This event will be webcast.

The U.S.-R.O.K. Relationship: A Strong Foundation, A Bright Future

December 15, 2004 // 7:15am8:30am
Asia Program
The Honorable Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Co-sponsored with The Asia Society Washington Center.
Webcast

Book Launch--Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.

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