Asia Events

CANCELLED Securing Peace in Mindanao: Resolving the Roots of Conflict

May 26, 2004 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED 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; Randolf David, Professor, Sociology Department, University of the Philippines; Michael Mastura, President, Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation; Steven Muncy, Executive Director, Community and Family Services International; Moderator: G. Eugene Martin, Executive Director, Philippine Facilitation Project, United States Institute of Peace

Active Society in Formation: Environmentalism, Labor and the Underworld in China

May 18, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ching Kwan Lee, University of Michigan; Ming Xia, College of Staten Island, CUNY; Guobin Yang, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Commentator: Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University
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Zoellick's New Zealots? Trading Blocs in Asia

May 12, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Vinod K. Aggarwal, University of California at Berkeley and Woodrow Wilson Center; Commentators: Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Institute for International Economics; Paula Stern, Stern Group, Inc

Book Launch:The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm5:00pm
China Environment Forum
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.

North Korea: A Report from the Inside

May 03, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Asia Program
Selig S. Harrison, Senior Scholar, Wilson Center, and Center for International Policy

North Korea’s Nuclear Crisis: 1994/2004

April 30, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Asia Program
Daniel Poneman, Principal, Scowcroft Group; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls, National Security Council

Re-envisioning the Chinese Revolution Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China

April 28, 2004 // 9:30am3:30pm
Asia Program
Gail Hershatter, University of California, Santa Cruz; Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ching Kwan Lee, Woodrow Wilson Center, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Anne Thurston, Johns Hopkins University; Paul Pickowicz, University of California, San Diego; Xin Liu, University of California, Berkeley; David Davies, Hamline University; Judith Shapiro, American University; Guobin Yang, Woodrow Wilson Center, and University of Hawaii, Manoa; Ban Wang, Rutgers University; Robert Chi, State University of New York, Stony Brook; Jingyuan Zhang, Georgetown University

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.

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