United States-China Comparative Government Organization and Operation in Science & Technology Innovation
June 19, 2012 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
The Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, and The Counsellors’ Office of the State Council (COSC), People’s Republic of China, in collaboration with The Program on America and the Global Economy Present a Symposium on United States-China Comparative Government Organization and Operation in Science & Technology Innovation. Featuring Leaders from the Counsellors’ Office, PRC State Council and Prominent U. S. Academic and Public Sector Experts
Between Scylla and Charybdis: US Cold War Strategy and the Question of Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1972
June 05, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
On June 5, Wilson Center History and Public Policy Scholar Sang-Yoon Ma will present on "Between Scylla and Charybdis: US Cold War Strategy and the Question of Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1972"
May 23, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A comparative look at urbanization in the world's two most populous nations.
May 15, 2012 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
A public address by Sri Lanka's foreign minister.
May 15, 2012 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Half of the world’s seven billion people currently live in cities, one billion of them in informal settlements; the United Nations projects that the global urban population will expand to as many as five billion over the next two decades. As a result of failing rural economies, conflicts, material inequalities, gentrification, and other urban development programs, people are moving into, out of, and through cities in search of profit, protection, and passage elsewhere.
Global Choke Point: Exploring the Water Energy Confrontations in China and the United States (In Seattle, WA)
May 10, 2012 // 9:30am — 11:30am
China Environment Forum
May 09, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
An examination of an oft-forgotten partnership during the early Cold War era.
May 09, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Spotlight on Central Eurasia Series // Authors and scholars Alexander Cooley and Alexander Kupatadze discuss their research into the interplay of geopolitics and local networks across Central Asia. Cooley explores the dynamics of the new competition between Russia, China and the United States over the region since 9/11, as well as how small states’ interaction with great powers advances our understanding of how world politics actually works in the contemporary era of diminishing Western influence and rising new regional powers. Author Alexander Kupatadze will discuss the diverging trajectories of organized crime in post-Soviet Eurasia focusing on professional criminals (so-called vory-v-zakone) in Georgia and drug smuggling groups in Kyrgyzstan.
May 09, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Panelists from the Department of State, National Intelligence Council, Stimson Center, and National Geographic came together at the Wilson Center recently to discuss the U.S. intelligence community’s global water security assessment.
May 07, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Kenton Clymer discusses United States foreign policy on stopping communist expansion in Southeast Asia after 1949.