Asia Events

POSTPONED Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism

February 14, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed. Please check this space for information on a reschedule date.

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

February 13, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED
Webcast

Air Pollution and Environmental Health Threats in Southern China

February 13, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Christine Loh, founder of the Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, says that Hong Kong could lose its status as the economic hub of Asia if the city does not clean up its skies.
Webcast

Seeking Peace and Saving Asia's Forests: Forest Conflict in Asia

January 30, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Mismanagement of forests undermines efforts to strengthen governance, slows economic development, impoverishes rural people, and can contribute to instability, says USAID's Mary Melnyk.

More Than a Concrete Jungle: Urbanization in Japan

January 24, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Carola Hein, Bryn Mawr College; Ronald K. Vogel, University of Louisville; Merry White, Boston University; Ted Gilman, Harvard University
Webcast

Globalization, Migration, and the State: East Asia's Evolving Landscape of Labor

January 18, 2007 // 8:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
Marie Price, George Washington University; Shawn McHale, George Washington University; Yeong Kim, Ohio University; Joon Kim, Colorado State University; Rhacel Parrenas, University of California at Davis; Pei-Chia Lan, National Taiwan University

China Environment Forum Film Screening: "China from the Inside: Shifting Nature"

January 05, 2007 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Screening with filmmaker Jonathan Lewis.
Webcast

The Policy Space Debate: Does a Globalized and Multilateral Economy Constrain the Ability of Developing Countries to Pursue Development Policies?

December 14, 2006 // 1:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Jomo Kwame Sundaram, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Heiner Flassbeck, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development; Carlos Correa, University of Buenes Aires; Elaine Zuckerman, Gender Action; and Mark Allen, International Monetary Fund (commentator)

Urban Transport Development in China - Trends and Challenges

November 30, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Lee Schipper and Wei-Shiuen Ng from EMBARQ at the World Resources Institute's Center for Sustainable Transport, and transportation specialist Graham Smith examine China's current motorization trends and their consequences.
Webcast

Dire Strait? Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

November 14, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Foreign Policy magazine recently designated the Strait of Malacca as one of the world's five top global chokepoints. This narrow waterway, which divides Indonesia's Sumatra Island and western Malaysia, is a hub of global trade, including large percentages of Northeast Asia's oil and liquid natural gas. There is concern, however, that piracy and terrorism may jeopardize the safe transport of these energy needs.

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