Asia Program



Chinese National Identity and National Identity Gaps in East Asia

March 08, 2011 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Gilbert Rozman discusses national identity spikes in Northeast Asia.

The North Korean Diaspora in Northeast Asia

February 15, 2011 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Apichai Shipper, Visiting Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles; Hazel Smith,Professor, Cranfield University, U.K.; Suzanne Scholte,President, Defense Forum Foundation

Demographic Trends and Policy Implications in Northeast Asia

January 26, 2011 // 2:30pm4:30pm
With populations of Asian nations declining, a panel of experts discusses the trends and looks at the effect on social policy and regional dynamics.

Is Status Quo Destiny? China's Interests in Post-Kim Dynasty Korea

January 24, 2011 // 10:00am11:15am
Based on newly declassified Czech, (East) German, Russian, and Hungarian archival documents, Lerner explores the origins of North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s.

The Secession of East Pakistan in 1971 and the Question of Genocide

December 15, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Dirk Moses, Woodrow Wilson Center Australian Scholar

"Sugar Daddy Blues": Japan's Approach to Building Peace in Afghanistan

December 14, 2010 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Kuniko Ashizawa, Oxford Brookes University, and Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

India's Economy: Managing the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis and Regaining Momentum

November 30, 2010 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Ajay Shankar, FICCI Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

China's South China Sea Policy

November 16, 2010 // 3:00pm4:15pm
Anne Hsiao, Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Revisiting History: North Korea and Nuclear Weapons

November 03, 2010 // 4:00pm5:15pm
For most American observers, the North Korea (DPRK) nuclear issue begins in the late 1980s and early 1990s, as leaders in Pyongyang, faced with the loss of their Cold War alliance relationships and confronting unparalleled challenges to the survival of the regime, sought security through pursuit of nuclear weapons and diplomatic breakthroughs with the United States.

Playing With Fire: Why Pakistan's Democracy Is Losing Ground to Islamic Extremists

October 27, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Pam Constable, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center


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