Asia Events

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

North Korea’s Nuclear Crisis: 1994/2004

April 30, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Asia Program
Daniel Poneman, Principal, Scowcroft Group; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls, National Security Council

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China

April 28, 2004 // 9:30am3:30pm
Asia Program
Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz; Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ching Kwan Lee, Woodrow Wilson Center, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Anne Thurston, Johns Hopkins University; Paul Pickowicz, University of California, San Diego; Xin Liu, University of California, Berkeley; David Davies, Hamline University; Judith Shapiro, American University; Guobin Yang, Woodrow Wilson Center, and University of Hawaii, Manoa; Ban Wang, Rutgers University; Robert Chi, State University of New York, Stony Brook; Jingyuan Zhang, Georgetown University

The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know

April 19, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Francine R. Frankel,Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania; Harry Harding, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Winston Lord, Co-Chairman, International Rescue Committee, and former Ambassador to China; Frank G. Wisner, Vice Chairman, External Affairs, AIG Inc., and former Ambassador to India.

Experts Discuss "World in the Balance"

April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.

Film Screening: The Yunnan Great Rivers Expedition

March 26, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Kayakers tackle the spectacular Yunnan gorges, with filmmaker Ed Norton, from The Nature Conservancy, and Matthew J. Yost, from Idaho Rivers United.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Drowned Out

March 25, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.

Book Launch--China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

March 24, 2004 // 8:00am9:30pm
Asia Program
Peter Hays Gries, assistant professor of political science, and co-director of Sino-American Security Dialogue, University of Colorado.

CANCELLED Nepal: Democracy and the Challenges Ahead

March 22, 2004 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED Dr. Bhekh Thapa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Nepal

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