Asia Events

The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know

April 19, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Francine R. Frankel,Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania; Harry Harding, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Winston Lord, Co-Chairman, International Rescue Committee, and former Ambassador to China; Frank G. Wisner, Vice Chairman, External Affairs, AIG Inc., and former Ambassador to India.

Experts Discuss "World in the Balance"

April 08, 2004 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Environmental Change and Security Project hosts a preview screening of stories from NOVA's Earth Day episode "World in the Balance." The screening is followed by a panel discussion.

Film Screening: The Yunnan Great Rivers Expedition

March 26, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Kayakers tackle the spectacular Yunnan gorges, with filmmaker Ed Norton, from The Nature Conservancy, and Matthew J. Yost, from Idaho Rivers United.

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Drowned Out

March 25, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.

Book Launch--China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

March 24, 2004 // 8:00am9:30pm
Asia Program
Peter Hays Gries, assistant professor of political science, and co-director of Sino-American Security Dialogue, University of Colorado.

CANCELLED Nepal: Democracy and the Challenges Ahead

March 22, 2004 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED Dr. Bhekh Thapa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Nepal

The "Creativity Problem" and the Future of the Japanese Workforce

March 17, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Misao Hayakawa,Professor of Education, Nagoya University; Gerald Hane,Founding General Partner, Q-Paradigm and Former Head of International Strategy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Akiko Hashimoto, Associate Professor of Sociology and Asian Studies, University of Pittsburgh. Commentator: Anne Imamura,Area Studies Division Director, Foreign Service Institute. Click here to read Special Report #121.

The Taiwanese Presidential Election and Its Implications for Washington-Beijing-Taipei Relations

March 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Steven M. Goldstein, Smith College; Byron Wang, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan; Wen-Lang Li, Tunghai University, Taiwan; Michael Pillsbury, Atlantic Council

Book Launch:Re-enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West

March 03, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
With Jeffery Paine, author and former literary editor of the Wilson Quarterly and Commentator Harvey Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School. This event will be webcast.

Undercurrents in Japanese Foreign Policy: Psychology, Gender and Culture

February 26, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Peter Berton, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California; Michael Blaker, Consultant on Japanese Affairs; Yumiko Mikanagi, Professor of Political Science, International Christian University, Japan

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