Asia Events

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

The Situation in Pakistan: A Luncheon with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

February 09, 2004 // 11:30am1:00pm
Asia Program
Benazir Bhutto, former prime minister of Pakistan. Read the Speech by Benazir Bhutto

Book Launch: Popular Political Support in Urban China

February 04, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Asia Program
Jie Chen, associate professor of political science and director, Asian Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

Islamization and the Pakistani Economy

January 27, 2004 // 8:00am4:00pm
Asia Program
Khurshid Ahmad, Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad; Shahid Javed Burki, EMP Financial Advisers; Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations; Parvez Hasan, World Bank ; Vali Nasr, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; Omar Noman, United Nations Development Programme; Ishrat Husain, governor, State Bank of Pakistan; Charles Kennedy, Wake Forest University; Saeed Shafqat, Columbia University; Akbar Ahmed, American University: Moderators: Munawar Z. Noorani, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan; Dennis Kux, Woodrow Wilson Center; William Milam, Woodrow Wilson CenterRead the Keynote Speech by Ishrat Husain Download the Conference Report in PDF Format

North Korea Update: Observations from the Field

January 21, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program

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