Southeast Asia Events
January 28, 2013 // 12:15pm — 2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Rapid population growth and overfishing in the Philippines have led to rising food insecurity across the country, which now imports more rice than any other nation.
December 06, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
Existing, planned and under construction dams in the Mekong River Basin look like domino game. Dams are but one major pressure on ecosystems in the basin, where resource provision and water management are increasing and projected to worsen over the next several decades. Many of these issues cross state borders and the data are clear: state unilateralism cannot solve transboundary problems.
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.
Women Leading a Progressive Interpretation of the Shariah Law: Case Studies from Musawah (A Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family)
November 19, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Global Women's Leadership Initiative
Zainah Anwar of Stanford University, introduced by Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative.
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!
June 28, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A discussion about one of Southeast Asia’s most strategic nations, featuring noted regional expert Marvin Ott.
May 09, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
An examination of an oft-forgotten partnership during the early Cold War era.
March 27, 2012 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
The launch of a timely new biography on Burma's iconic democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
February 23, 2012 // 9:30am — 11:00am
David Scott Mathieson, Human Rights Watch's senior Burma researcher, reports on his recent trip to Rangoon.
December 05, 2011 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement are making strides toward promoting environmental stewardship along with expanded trade. Join Ambassador Marantis for the discussion regarding progress in the TPP environment negotiations.