Asia Program



Book Launch: Pakistan: Beyond the "Crisis State"

April 28, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
A book launch for a new edited volume by Maleeha Lodhi, a former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Pakistani ambassador to Washington, about how to overcome Pakistan's many challenges. Additional commentary from several other book contributors.

Open Nationalism for Asia and Future Paths for Japan

April 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Nobuo Fukuda, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun

Pakistan-U.S. Economic Relations

April 18, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
An address by Pakistan's finance minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Australia and the Great Recession

April 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Hon. Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer of Australia, Wilson Center Australian Scholar Chris Barrett and Hon. Kim Beazley, Australian Ambassador to the United States, speak on Australian responses to the global financial crisis.

Who Watches the Watchdog? The Pakistani Media's Impact on Politics and Society

April 11, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
A presentation by Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and journalist Huma Yusuf about Pakistan's independent media.

Book Event: Dead Reckoning: Memories of the 1971 Bangladesh War

March 15, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Sarmila Bose, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford University; Arnold Zeitlin, Managing Director, Editorial Research & Reporting Associates

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.



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