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Taiwan: Elections 2012

December 13, 2011 // 3:30pm5:15pm
Incumbent Ma Ying-jeou faces challenger Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan’s presidential elections, held concurrently with elections for the Taiwanese legislature. A Wilson Center panel discusses the domestic issues and post-election implications for the United States and Taiwan’s neighbors.
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The Legacy of Little America

December 07, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses reconstruction projects in Afghanistan, past and present.
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Aiding Without Abetting

November 30, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
A new Wilson Center report calls for major changes to the U.S. civilian assistance program in Pakistan.

Making Homes, Building Bases: The Politics of Domesticity in the U.S. Occupation of Okinawa

November 28, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
An event exploring the relationship between the United States and Okinawa through the lenses of gender and "scientific domesticity" during the U.S. occupation of the islands.
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India-Japan Ties: Asia's Fastest Growing Relationship?

November 15, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
A discussion about the partnership described as Asia's fastest growing relationship.
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Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse

November 09, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
In an upcoming Asia Program book launch of Shelley Rigger’s, "Why Taiwan Matters," Rigger explores Taiwan's importance to China, the United States, and the world.
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Book Discussion: The Oil Prince's Legacy: Rockefeller Philanthropy in China

November 02, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Read about Mary Brown Bullock's new book, "The Oil Prince's Legacy: Rockefeller Philanthropy in China."
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The Other R.O.K.: Memories of Authoritarianism in Democratic South Korea

October 11, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
As citizens of a vibrant democracy, how do South Koreans remember their nation's authoritarian past?

Australia in World Affairs 2006-2010: Middle Power Dreaming

October 04, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Former Wilson Center Australia Scholar James Cotton reflected on Australian foreign policy since 2006. Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley made introductory comments.
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Japan's Peace Constitution at 65: Time for a Change?

September 22, 2011 // 3:00pm5:30pm
An event examining efforts to revise and reinterpret the Japanese constitution's "war renouncing" Article 9.

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