Asia Events

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.

Is Our Security Threatened by "Too Many Men"?

July 19, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the launch of the controversial new book, Bare Branches, featuring coauthor Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University, and discussant Barbara Miller, George Washington University.

A Billion Ballots for Democracy: Election Year in Indonesia

July 13, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
MEIDYATAMA SURYODININGRAT, Managing Editor, Jakarta Post, Indonesia; MUHAMMAD QODARI, (invited) Director of Research, Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI), Indonesia; JIM DELLA-GIACOMA, Senior Advisor, Citizen Participation, National Democratic Institute (NDI)Commentator: KARL JACKSON, C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asian StudiesNitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

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.

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