South Asia Events
March 14, 2013 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Two experts step back from all the talk about surveys, polling, and favorites to discuss broader issues of credibility and institutions, among other topics, in Pakistan's upcoming elections.
March 04, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:15pm
Human Rights Watch's South Asia director discusses the human rights record of the world's largest democracy.
February 07, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Climate change and conflict can create a self-reinforcing feedback loop: Climate change exacerbates existing conflicts, while conflict makes adapting to climate change more difficult, said Janani Vivekananda of International Alert at the Wilson Center on February 7. She presented the results of nine case studies conducted in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal to find how communities are affected by and adapting to climate change in conflict-prone settings.
January 15, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
The launch of an important new book on Pakistan's nuclear weapons program.
November 28, 2012 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
This event was a frank conversation regarding the positive and negative aspects of these deals on the macro and micro level in Sub-Saharan Africa, considering 70% of contemporary large-scale land acquisitions are based in this region.
November 08, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:15am
A discussion with a top official from one of Pakistan's most respected development organizations.
October 02, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
A briefing on how the Pakistani diaspora can help enhance ties between Pakistanis and Americans.
September 24, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
This event marks the release of a new study on Pakistan's economy.
September 11, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:15pm
A top education policy official in Pakistan discusses how his country--and the wider Muslim World--can fight radicalism through revitalized policies that increase access to science and technology education.
August 29, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
The number of people moving into Asian cities is historically unprecedented. Millions of people are rapidly migrating into the cities, and the number of megacities and areas with extremely high population densities is rising. This trend is expected to continue as a relatively low share of Asia's population still lives in urban areas. Download the report or read a summary of the event here!