Asia Program

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Uneasy Allies: Fifty Years of China-North Korea Relations

July 29, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Samuel S. Kim, Columbia University; Jian Chen,University of Virginia; Hazel Smith, University of WarwickDownload Special Report #115

Passing the Mantle: A New Leadership for Malaysia

July 24, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Karim Raslan, Senior Partner, Raslan Loong, Malaysia; Bridget Welsh, Assistant Professor of Southeast Asia Studies, SAIS, John Hopkins University; Bakri Musa, Columnist, MalaysiakiniDownload Special Report #116

The Evolution of a Taiwanese National Identity

July 17, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science, University of Miami;Thomas B. Gold, associate professor of sociology, University of California, Berkeley; Shelley Rigger, associate professor of East Asian politics, Davidson College; John J. Tkacik, research fellow, the Heritage FoundationDownload Special Report #114

A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
James David Fahn reveals the dark side of prosperity in Southeast Asia generally, and Thailand specifically. He offers sometimes amusing, but more often disturbing, vignettes that chronicle environmental degradation in Southeast Asia.

Asian Perspectives on the Global War Against Terrorism

June 27, 2003 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Hiroki Fukuda, editorial writer, Asahi Shimbun; James Luhulima, head of international desk, Kompas Daily Newspaper, Indonesia; Federico Pascual, columnist, The Philippine Star; Tulsathit Taptim, managing editor, The Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand; Xian Wen, senior correspondent/editor, People's Daily, China; Ming Zhu, assistant editor, Jiefang Daily, China; Ahmad Zukiman, Bernama, Malaysia.

Dysfunctional Democracy? The Progress of Japanese Political Reform

June 24, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Shinichi Kitaoka, professor of political and diplomatic history, University of Tokyo; Junko Kato, associate professor of political science, University of Tokyo; Robert J. Pekkanen, assistant professor, Middlebury College; Michael K. Young,George Washington University. Download Special Report #117.

Diaspora Communities: Influencing U.S. Foreign Policy

June 23, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Thomas Ambrosio, Assistant Professor of Political Science, North Dakota State University;Yossi Shain, Professor of Comparative Government and Diaspora Politics, Georgetown University

Why China Opened to the World

June 20, 2003 // 10:00am11:30am
David Zweig, professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal: Challenges for Building Peace and Democracy

June 17, 2003 // 2:30pm5:00pm
The Honorable Michael E. Malinowski, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, United States Department of State; Kanak Mani Dixit, Editor, Himal South Asia;Deepak Thapa,Himal Association;Jeffrey Key, Associate Professor of Government, Sweet Briar College;The Honorable Julia Chang Bloch,Moderator

The Islamization of Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society

June 11, 2003 // 1:00pm5:00pm
This conference is co-sponsored by The Asia Program, Kennan Institute and Middle East Project.

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