Asia Events

Food Safety: Where We Stand in China

December 18, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Mr. An Dao Chang, China National Center for Biotechnology Development; Dr. Wu Yong Ning, Dept. of Chemical Contamination Monitoring, Food Safety Institute, China CDC; Fred Gale USDA ERS

The Vanishing Village and Beyond: India's Development from a Rural Perspective

December 12, 2007 // 8:30am10:00am
Asia Program
Speaker: Dipankar Gupta, Professor of Sociology, Center for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India and Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; Commentator:John Echeverri-Gent, Associate Professor, Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
Webcast

China Grapples with Its Energy Challenges

December 12, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
Webcast

Appraising Afghanistan: Measuring Success and Failure, Six Years Later

December 06, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
William C. Martel, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Seth G. Jones, RAND Corporation; William Byrd, The World Bank; Malaly Pikar Volpi, U.S.-Afghanistan Reconstruction Council
Webcast

Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

December 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Speakers: Gregg A. Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University's Elliot School of International Affairs; William W. Stueck Jr., Distinguished Research Professor of History at the University of Georgia; and James Delaney, a career CIA officer, and former CIA Station Chief in Seoul and Tokyo during the 1980's.
Webcast

Math and Science Teaching in Northeast Asia:
Do They Do It Better?

November 14, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
SpeakersVivien Stewart, Asia Society; Tad Watanabe, Kennesaw StateUniversity; Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania; Raymond Simon, U.S. Department of Education.
Webcast

Water, Water Everywhere….But None Within Reach

November 14, 2007 // 8:30am10:30am
China Environment Forum
Chris Groves, Western Kentucky University;Amelia Chung, International Institute for Rural Reconstruction
Webcast

Director's Forum with Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

November 09, 2007 // 10:00am11:00am
North Korea International Documentation Project
Speaker: His Excellency Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea

What Next? Political Developments in Burma and Implications for the Future

November 07, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Aung Din, executive director, U.S. Campaign for Burma; Ingrid Jordt, assistant professor of anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Priscilla Clapp, former U.S. charge d'affaires in Burma
Webcast

Health, Population, and Nutrition in India: Key Findings from the 2005-06 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3)

November 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The Wilson Center hosts the U.S. launch of India's much-anticipated third National Family Household Survey, which provides vital health and welfare indicators.

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