Asia Events


Director's Forum with Korea Foundation President Yim Sung-joon

June 06, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Ambassador Yim Sung-joon, President of the Korea Foundation and former National Security Advisor to President Kim Dae-jung.

Trash Talking: Pondering China's Mounting Waste Problems and New Solutions

May 30, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Zhang Jialing SEPA;Tad Ferris Holland and Knight;Chen Wen EPA

Book Launch—Japan Rising: The Resurgence of Japanese Power and Purpose

May 22, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Kenneth B. Pyle, professor, University of Washington

Punching Above Its Weight? The G20 and the Doha Trade Negotiations

May 21, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Javed Maswood, Wilson Center Australian Scholar, and associate professor, School of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia)

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)

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.

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

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

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.