Asia Events

George W. Bush and Asia: An Assessment

November 09, 2004 // 8:00am5:00pm
Asia Program
Hon. James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State; Jusuf Wanandi, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta; Robert Sutter, Georgetown University; Harry Harding, George Washington University; Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Republic of Singapore; Richard W. Baker, East-West Center, Honolulu; Evelyn Goh, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and East-West Center, Washington; Catharin Dalpino, Georgetown University; Jia Qingguo, Peking University; Nancy Tucker, Georgetown University; Jonathan Pollack, Naval War College; Hon. James A. Leach, chair, House Subcommittee on Asia and the PacificRead the speech by Hon. James A. KelleyRead the speech by Ambassador CHAN Heng CheeRead the Speech by Representative James Leach

Japanese ODA at 50: An Assessment

November 04, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Asia Program
Saori Katada, Associate Professor of International RelationsUniversity of Southern California; Shiro Sadoshima, Deputy Director-General, Economic Cooperation Bureau/Multilateral Cooperation Department, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Juichi Inada, Professor of Economics, Senshu University; Yoshio Okubo,Japan's Executive Director, World Bank
Webcast

China's "Third Revolution": A Gateway toward Democracy?

October 26, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Suzanne P. Ogden, professor, Department of Political Science, Northeastern University; Barrett L. McCormick, associate professor, Department of Political Science, Marquette University; Anne Thurston, associate professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and fellow, Woodrow Wilson CenterCommentator: Louisa Coan Greve, Senior Program Officer, National Endowment for Democracy. Video of this event is available here.

Environmental Journalist Stops Plans to Dam China's Last Untamed River

October 12, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.

Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

September 28, 2004 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
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; Abhoud Syed M. Lingga, Chairman, Bangsamoro People's Consultative Assembly; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International

China's "Good Neighbor" Diplomacy: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

September 22, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
John W. Garver, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dennis Hickey, Southwest Missouri State University; Michael R. Chambers, Indiana State University; Bill Gertz (invited), The Washington Times.

Book Launch--Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World

September 15, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Theodore C. Bestor, Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Edward Lincoln, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Launch of the Afghan Family Health Book

August 03, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.

Luncheon with Katsuya Okada, President of Democratic Party of Japan

July 29, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Asia Program
Katsuya OKADA, President of Democratic Party of Japan; Yukihisa FUJITA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Akihisa NAGASHIMA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Kouhei OHTSUKA, Member of the House of Councilors

Taiwan's Constitutional Reform: Domestic Inspiration and External Constraints

July 21, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Jiunn-rong Yeh (invited,)Chairman, Research, Development & Evaluation Commission, The Executive Yuan, Taiwan; Jacques deLisle, professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Alan Wachman, Associate Professor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University; Commentator: Bonnie Glaser,Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International StudiesThis event will be webcast live.

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