Asia Events

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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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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Japan's Political Mess: Abe Failed, Can Fukuda Do Better?

October 31, 2007 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Speakers:Robert Pekkanen, University of Washington; Shinju Fujihira, Harvard University; Jun Saito, Franklin and Marshall College; Sherry Martin, Cornell University
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Greening China From the Grassroots Up

October 18, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Daniela Salaverry, Pacific Environment; Chris LaDue, Mountain Institute
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The U.S.- South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Win-Win, or Lose-Lose?

October 15, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Speakers: Seok-Young Choi, Embassy of the Republic of Korea; Timothy M. Reif, House Ways and Means Committee; Myron Brilliant, U.S.-Korea Business Council; Thea Lee, AFL-CIO

Book Discussion: Soft Power and Its Perils: U.S. Cultural Policy in Early Postwar Japan and Permanent Dependency

October 09, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Speaker: Takeshi Matsuda, Osaka University of Foreign Studies

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