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The 10th Anniversary of the Asian Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Critical Assessments, and Charting the Path Forward

May 16, 2007 // 8:30am4:00pm
Asia Program
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)
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Urban Health in Asia: Growing Needs and Challenges Among the Poorest Populations

May 10, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
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.
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Beyond the Divide? Sino-Japanese Relations and the Implications for the United States

May 07, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
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

Sectarian War: Pakistan's Sunni-Shia Violence and Its Links to the Middle East

May 02, 2007 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
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
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The Chinese Communist Party: Bent, But Not Broken

April 25, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
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
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Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

April 13, 2007 // 8:45am1:15pm
Asia Program
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.
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Greening the Courts: China's Legal Advocates Giving Voice to Pollution Victims and the Environment

April 11, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
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.
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Health and Environmental Challenges: China's Biggest Risks or Opportunities for Collaboration?

April 10, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
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.
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Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism

April 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Arvind Rajagopal, Woodrow Wilson Center and New York University; David Ludden, New York University; Faisal Devji, The New School University; Engseng Ho, Harvard University

Briefing on Afghanistan: A Conversation with Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry

March 27, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program

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