South Asia Events
July 16, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:15pm
Former Public Policy Scholar Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses his latest book, Little America--The War Within the War for Afghanistan.
May 23, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A comparative look at urbanization in the world's two most populous nations.
May 15, 2012 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
A public address by Sri Lanka's foreign minister.
May 09, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
An examination of an oft-forgotten partnership during the early Cold War era.
April 23, 2012 // 9:45am — 4:15pm
A major conference on the Pakistan-India trade relationship, with emphasis on the MFN agreement and beyond. Features speakers from Pakistan and India.
April 11, 2012 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
“The nontraditional security threats of tomorrow could themselves become sources of future traditional conflict if they’re not effectively addressed today,” said Mahin Karim.
April 10, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Reluctant allies, Pakistan and the US grudgingly need each other to reach shared goals: keeping Al Qaeda out of Afghanistan and structuring an orderly withdrawal of NATO forces. Wilson Center expert Zahid Hussain offers ways to thaw what right now is a “frozen” relationship.
March 27, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
The launch of a timely new biography on Burma's iconic democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
March 21, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:30pm
On March 26-27, Seoul will host the second Nuclear Security Summit, an initiative established by the Obama administration in Washington in 2010. Fifty world leaders, as well as scores of NGOs and industry and business representatives on the periphery of the central meeting, will discuss the summit’s main aim: to prevent loose nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists. Naturally, different regional actors will have different agendas and priorities for the summit, and it is therefore important to consider the issues and concerns for Northeast Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, and former Soviet states and stakeholders.
February 23, 2012 // 9:30am — 11:00am
David Scott Mathieson, Human Rights Watch's senior Burma researcher, reports on his recent trip to Rangoon.