Asia Events

Book Launch: Fragments of Grace: My Search for Meaning in the Strife of South Asia

June 30, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Pamela Constable, Washington Post

Book Launch-- Northeast Asia's Stunted Regionalism: Bilateral Distrust in the Shadow of Globalization

June 24, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Gilbert Rozman, Princeton University

CANCELLED: Political Developments and Afghanistan's Elections

June 10, 2004 // 10:00am11:00am
Asia Program
CANCELLEDIn this Director's Forum, Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah will discuss political developments and the upcoming elections in his country.

Pakistan and Bangladesh: Comparing Development Trajectories

June 09, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, WWC, and former US ambassador to Bangladesh and to Pakistan

Population, Environment, Poverty, and Politics in the Philippines

June 08, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Congressman Nereus Acosta, of the Philippines' House of Representatives, speaks about his government's response to problems linking population and the environment. Joan Regina L. Castro and Leona Ann D'Agnes of the Integrated Population and Coastal Resource Management (IPOPCoRM) Initiative give an overview of their program.

CANCELLED Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED Richard Solomon, President, United States Institute of Peace and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Ambassador to the Philippines; Carolyn Arguillas, Chairperson, Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center; Randolf David, Professor, Sociology Department, University of the Philippines; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International; Moderator: G. Eugene Martin, Executive Director, Philippine Facilitation Project, United States Institute of Peace

Active Society in Formation: Environmentalism, Labor and the Underworld in China

May 18, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ching Kwan Lee, University of Michigan; Ming Xia, College of Staten Island, CUNY; Guobin Yang, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Commentator: Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University
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Zoellick's New Zealots? Trading Blocs in Asia

May 12, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Vinod K. Aggarwal, University of California at Berkeley and Woodrow Wilson Center; Commentators: Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Institute for International Economics; Paula Stern, Stern Group, Inc

Book Launch:The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm5:00pm
China Environment Forum
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.

North Korea: A Report from the Inside

May 03, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Asia Program
Selig S. Harrison, Senior Scholar, Wilson Center, and Center for International Policy

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