Asia Program

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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.

The U.S.-R.O.K. Relationship: A Strong Foundation, A Bright Future

December 15, 2004 // 7:15am8:30am
The Honorable Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Co-sponsored with The Asia Society Washington Center.
Webcast

Book Launch--Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.

Women's Perspectives from Pakistan and Iran: Searching for Modernity in an Age of Militarization

December 09, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Shahla Haeri, Director, Women's Studies Program and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University; Ayesha Siddiqa, Fellow, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Independent Security Analyst and Author

Luncheon discussion with Doug Bereuter

December 08, 2004 // 11:15am1:00pm
Hon. Doug Bereuter, president, The Asia Foundation
Webcast

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan Elections—Will the Second Shoe Drop?

December 01, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Edward Friedman, professor of political science, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Daniel C. Lynch, assistant professor of political science, University of Southern California; Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang, associate professor of political science, University of Richmond; Discussant: David Brown, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. This event will be webcast live.

Navigating between Utopianism and Realism: The Ideological Trends in Modern China

November 17, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Brantly Womack, University of Virginia; Shiping Hua, University of Louisville & Woodrow Wilson Center

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