Asia Program

Events

Ballots and Battles – Assessing Afghanistan on the Eve of its Elections

September 30, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst, RAND Corporation

Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

September 28, 2004 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Richard Solomon, President, United States Institute of Peace and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Ambassador to the Philippines; Carolyn Arguillas, Chairperson, Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center; Abhoud Syed M. Lingga, Chairman, Bangsamoro People's Consultative Assembly; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International

China's "Good Neighbor" Diplomacy: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

September 22, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
John W. Garver, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dennis Hickey, Southwest Missouri State University; Michael R. Chambers, Indiana State University; Bill Gertz (invited), The Washington Times.

Book Launch--Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World

September 15, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Theodore C. Bestor, Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Edward Lincoln, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Luncheon with Katsuya Okada, President of Democratic Party of Japan

July 29, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Katsuya OKADA, President of Democratic Party of Japan; Yukihisa FUJITA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Akihisa NAGASHIMA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Kouhei OHTSUKA, Member of the House of Councilors

Taiwan's Constitutional Reform: Domestic Inspiration and External Constraints

July 21, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Jiunn-rong Yeh (invited,)Chairman, Research, Development & Evaluation Commission, The Executive Yuan, Taiwan; Jacques deLisle, professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Alan Wachman, Associate Professor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University; Commentator: Bonnie Glaser,Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International StudiesThis event will be webcast live.

A Billion Ballots for Democracy: Election Year in Indonesia

July 13, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
MEIDYATAMA SURYODININGRAT, Managing Editor, Jakarta Post, Indonesia; MUHAMMAD QODARI, (invited) Director of Research, Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI), Indonesia; JIM DELLA-GIACOMA, Senior Advisor, Citizen Participation, National Democratic Institute (NDI)Commentator: KARL JACKSON, C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asian StudiesNitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Book Launch: Fragments of Grace: My Search for Meaning in the Strife of South Asia

June 30, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Pamela Constable, Washington Post

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