Asia Events

Development Challenges in Pakistan

December 08, 2003 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Asia Program
Dr. Nasim Ashraf, Minister of State and chairman, National Commission for Human Development, Pakistan

Corruption: China’s Achilles’ Heel?

December 01, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Julia Kwong, University of Manitoba, Canada; Richard Levy, Salem State College; Randall Peerenboom, University of California, Los Angeles; Commentator: James Feinerman, Georgetown University Law Center

The People vs. Koizumi? Japan-U.S. Relations and the Struggle for Japan's National Identity

November 24, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Masaru Tamamoto, Ritsumeikan University;Toshio Nishi, Reitaku University, Hoover Institution; Naoyuki Agawa, Minister and Director of the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan Click here to download Special Report #119.

Book Launch:China After Jiang

November 13, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Gang Lin,Woodrow Wilson Center and Co-editor, China after Jiang; Xiaobo Hu,, Clemson University and Co-editor, China after Jiang; Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley.

Cross-Strait Economic Ties: Agent of Change, or a Trojan Horse?

November 03, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Ramon H. Myers, Hoover Institution; Terry Cooke, GC3 Strategy Inc.; Tun-jen Cheng, College of William and Mary; Rupert J. Hammond-Chambers, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council

Book Launch---Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat

October 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Don Oberdorfer, former diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post; Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center.

Political Drift or Power Shift? The Future of Japanese Leadership

October 21, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Michio Muramatsu, Professor of Political Science, Gakushuin University, Japan; Richard J. Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Verena Blechinger-Talcott, Assistant Professor of Government, Hamilton College. Download Special Report #117.

The "Strategic Partnership" Between India and Iran

October 16, 2003 // 9:00am10:30am
Asia Program
C. Christine Fair, Associate Policy Analyst, RAND; Jalil Roshandel, Visiting Professor, Duke University

North-South Relations and Peace in Korea

October 01, 2003 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
His Excellency Jeong Se-Hyun, Minister of Unification, Republic of KoreaText of speech by Minister Jeong

The Human Dimensions of Environmental Security: Some Insights from South Asia

September 24, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Adil Najam and Atiq Rahman explore whether poverty is a necessary condition for environmental degradation and resource scarcity to lead to conflict and insecurity.

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