Asia Events

Environmental Journalist Stops Plans to Dam China's Last Untamed River

October 12, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.

Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

September 28, 2004 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Richard Solomon, President, United States Institute of Peace and former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Ambassador to the Philippines; Carolyn Arguillas, Chairperson, Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center; Abhoud Syed M. Lingga, Chairman, Bangsamoro People's Consultative Assembly; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International

China's "Good Neighbor" Diplomacy: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

September 22, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
John W. Garver, Georgia Institute of Technology; Dennis Hickey, Southwest Missouri State University; Michael R. Chambers, Indiana State University; Bill Gertz (invited), The Washington Times.

Book Launch--Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World

September 15, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Theodore C. Bestor, Professor of Anthropology and Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Edward Lincoln, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Launch of the Afghan Family Health Book

August 03, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.

Luncheon with Katsuya Okada, President of Democratic Party of Japan

July 29, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Asia Program
Katsuya OKADA, President of Democratic Party of Japan; Yukihisa FUJITA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Akihisa NAGASHIMA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Kouhei OHTSUKA, Member of the House of Councilors

Taiwan's Constitutional Reform: Domestic Inspiration and External Constraints

July 21, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Jiunn-rong Yeh (invited,)Chairman, Research, Development & Evaluation Commission, The Executive Yuan, Taiwan; Jacques deLisle, professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Alan Wachman, Associate Professor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University; Commentator: Bonnie Glaser,Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International StudiesThis event will be webcast live.

Is Our Security Threatened by "Too Many Men"?

July 19, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the launch of the controversial new book, Bare Branches, featuring coauthor Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University, and discussant Barbara Miller, George Washington University.

A Billion Ballots for Democracy: Election Year in Indonesia

July 13, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
MEIDYATAMA SURYODININGRAT, Managing Editor, Jakarta Post, Indonesia; MUHAMMAD QODARI, (invited) Director of Research, Indonesian Survey Institute (LSI), Indonesia; JIM DELLA-GIACOMA, Senior Advisor, Citizen Participation, National Democratic Institute (NDI)Commentator: KARL JACKSON, C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asian StudiesNitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Book Launch: Fragments of Grace: My Search for Meaning in the Strife of South Asia

June 30, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Pamela Constable, Washington Post

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