The 10th Anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Critical Assessments, and Charting the Path Forward
May 16, 2007 // 8:30am — 4:00pm
J. Soedradjad Djiwandono, Former Governor of Bank Indonesia, and Emeritus Professor of Economics, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies; Nelson Barbosa Filho, Secretary of Economic Monitoring, Brazilian Ministry of Finance; Ilene Grabel, Professor and Director, Program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration, Graduate School of International Studies, University of Denver; Worapot Manupipatpong, Principal Economist and Director, Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretariat; David Burton, Director of the Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund; Robert Wade, Professor of Political Economy, London School of Economics; Mark Weisbrot, Codirector, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Meredith Jung-En Woo, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan; Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
May 10, 2007 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Panelists discuss the rapid state of urbanization and the health status of the urban poor in Asia and, specifically, in India, where the urban population is projected to expand from 328 to 550 million by 2026, and the urban poor are currently estimated at between 80 and 100 million.
May 07, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Michael Yahuda, Professor Emeritus, London School of Economics and Woodrow Wilson Fellow; Jing Huang, The Brookings Institution; Amy Searight, George Washington University; and Alan Romberg, The Stimson Center
May 02, 2007 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Khaled Ahmed, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Consulting Editor, The Friday Times and The Daily Times; Yitzhak Nakash, 2006-07 Carnegie Corporation Scholar and former Wilson Center Fellow
April 25, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Bruce Dickson, Woodrow Wilson Fellow and professor of political science and international affairs, The George Washington University; Cheng Li, professor of government, Hamilton College and visiting fellow, the Brookings Institution; Melanie Manion, professor of political science and public affairs, University of Wisconsin; Yan Sun, professor of political science, City University of New York Graduate Center and Queens College
April 13, 2007 // 8:45am — 1:15pm
Bharat Wakhlu, President, Tata, Inc; Under Secretary Franklin Lavin, U.S. Department of Commerce; Devesh Kapur, Director, Center for Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks.
April 11, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
The Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims is the only environmental litigation NGO in China. Its legal advocacy empowers victims, and provides an important check on Chinese industries that pollute indiscriminately.
April 10, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China Environment Forum
Environmental degradation and communicable disease, perhaps surprisingly, rank among China's top risks. China's successful economic reforms have, in great part, been built on environmental destruction and growing social inequalities.
Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism
April 04, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Arvind Rajagopal, Woodrow Wilson Center and New York University; David Ludden, New York University; Faisal Devji, The New School University; Engseng Ho, Harvard University
March 27, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm