Asia Program

Events

Tobacco Smoking in History and Culture

April 06, 2005 // 9:30am11:30am
Carol Ann Benedict, associate professor of history, Georgetown University, and fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ruth Mandel, lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University College London, and Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center;Marcy Norton, assistant professor of history, George Washington University

Live Webcast--A Troubled Triangle: Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan in Strategic Perspective

March 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
Larry Goodson, Professor of Middle East Studies, U.S. Army War College; Vali Nasr, Associate Chair of Research and Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Post-Graduate School; Ayesha Siddiqa, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Visiting Fellow, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad; Correspondent, Jane's Defence Weekly. This event is co-sponsored with the Asia Program of the Wilson Center and the Aschiana Foundation. Video of this event is now available.

Roundtable with Lt. General (ret.) Javed Ashraf Qazi, Pakistan Minister of Education

March 15, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
View the Minister's Powerpoint Presentation

New Dreams/Old Cities: The Presence of the Past in India and the United States

March 14, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Mary Hancock, fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and associate professor of history and anthropology, University of California at Santa Barbara; Edward Linenthal, professor of Religion and American Culture, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Veena Oldenburg, professor of history, Baruch College.
Webcast

Decentralization and Democracy in Indonesia and Vietnam

March 09, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Alasdair Bowie, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate-Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; Commentator: David Timberman, Advisor, Democracy, Governance and Conflict Programs, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Video of this event is now available at Event Summary.
Webcast

China's Economy: Retrospect and Prospect

March 02, 2005 // 12:00pm4:45pm
Nicholas Lardy, Institute for International Economics; Scott Rozelle, University of California, Davis; Thomas Rawski, University of Pittsburgh; Yasheng Huang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania; Donald Clarke, George Washington University; Loren Brandt, University of Toronto; Barry Naughton, University of California, San Diego. Video of this event is now available at Event Summary.

Breakfast with Hidayat Nur Wahid Chairman, People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Indonesia

February 03, 2005 // 7:30am9:00am
Hidayat Nur Wahid, Chairman, People's Consultative Assembly (MPR), Indonesia

Book Launch: Reasonable Men, Powerful Words: Political Culture and Expertise in Twentieth-Century Japan

January 24, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Laura Hein, Associate Professor of Japanese History, Northwestern University; Commentator: Naotaka Matsukata, Professorial Lecturer, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Chair of Strategic International Business Practice, Hunton and Williams; former Director of Policy Planning, USTR

Japan and Russia: Strategic Positioning in East Asia

January 18, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Togo Kazuhiko, Research Staff Member, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and Lecturer, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, and former Ambassador of Japan to the Netherlands
Webcast

Development of the Chinese Military: Implications for the United States and Asia

January 13, 2005 // 1:00pm4:30pm
Bernard Cole, National Defense University; Lonnie Henley, Centra Technologies; Jing Huang, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution; Susan Puska, Department of State; Philip Saunders, National Defense University; Andrew Scobell, U.S. Army War College; Michael Swaine, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; David Shambaugh, George Washington University(Co-hosted with Library of Congress and National Defense University) This event will be webcast.

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