Asia Program



Book Launch: So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan

June 14, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
A presentation by former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf about her new book, a study of why international assistance to Pakistan has been so ineffective.

Will Religion Challenge the Chinese State?

June 13, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
André Laliberté discusses religion in China and whether it presents a challenge to the Chinese State.

Book Launch: The Eagle and the Elephant: Strategic Aspects of U.S.-India Economic Engagement

June 01, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Raymond E. Vickery, formerly a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and now a senior director at Albright Stonebridge Group, discussed his new book about the relationship between U.S.-India economic engagement and the broader strategic relationship.

Religious Education and the Politics of Pluralism in Pakistan

May 25, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
A presentation by Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson on the level of Pakistani tolerance for diversity within Islam.

Democracy, Political Change, and Global Governance: A Discussion With ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan

May 19, 2011 // 4:00pm5:00pm
An address by ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan, and a joint collaboration of the Wilson Center's Asia Program, American University, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

Book Event: Memoirs of a Pakistani Economist

May 16, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
A book launch for noted Pakistani economist Parvez Hasan, with commentary from three additional South Asian economists.

The Other Americans in the "Second Front in the War on Terror": The Politics of USAID in the Southern Philippines

May 11, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Wilson Center Fellow Patricio Abinales explains USAID's success through the Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) Program in promoting development in the Southern Philippines.

India's Quest for a Lower Carbon Footprint

May 10, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Ajay Shankar discusses India's emissions reductions and how to to bring them down further.

Book Launch: Pakistan: Beyond the "Crisis State"

April 28, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
A book launch for a new edited volume by Maleeha Lodhi, a former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Pakistani ambassador to Washington, about how to overcome Pakistan's many challenges. Additional commentary from several other book contributors.

Open Nationalism for Asia and Future Paths for Japan

April 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Nobuo Fukuda, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun


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