Asia Program

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Fed Up? Japanese Youth and Rising Nationalism

February 22, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Thomas Berger, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Boston University; Alexis Dudden, Sue and Eugene Mercy Associate Professor of History, Connecticut College; Daqing Yang, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Toshihiro Nakayama (commentator), Visiting Fellow, Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution.

Where They Stand: The Status of Women in South Korea

February 14, 2006 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Robert E. Darcy, Regents Professor of Political Science and Statistics, Oklahoma State University;Seungsook Moon, associate professor of sociology, Vassar College;Kyung-Ae Park, Korea Foundation Research Chair, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia; Jean R. Renshaw, principal, AJR International Associates; Heisoo Shin, member, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), United Nations; representative, Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan

Strategic Transitions in South Asia

February 02, 2006 // 7:45am12:00pm
Walter Andersen, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Stephen Blank, U.S. Army War College; Rafiq Dossani, Stanford University Asia-Pacific Research Center; Rodney Jones, Policy Architects International; Polly Nayak, Independent Consultant and Retired U.S. Intelligence Officer; Haider Nizamani, University of British Columbia; Maria Sultan, University of Bradford, South Asian Strategic Stability Unit

Hard Times: The Current Labor Situation in China

January 25, 2006 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Luo Xiaopeng, director, Center for Poverty Alleviation, Guizhou University, Guizhou, China; Mark Frazier, chairman, Department of Government, Lawrence University; Daniel Viederman, executive director, Verite; Pieter Bottelier, Visiting Associate Professor, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

North Korea Since 2000 and Prospects for Inter-Korean Relations

January 17, 2006 // 9:00am10:00am
Video of this event is now online. A Director's Forum with Dr. Park Jae-kyu, President of Kyungnam University and Former Minister of Unification of the Republic of Korea
Webcast

One Year After the Tsunami: Policy and Public Perceptions

January 12, 2006 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Roberta Cohen, senior fellow, Brookings Institution, and co-director, Brookings-University of Bern Project on Internal Displacement; Bambang Harymurti, editor-in-chief, Tempo Weekly Newsmagazine (Indonesia); W. Courtland Robinson, assistant professor, Center for International Emergency, Disaster, and Refugee Studies, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Webcast

Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.

The United States and Afghanistan: Trade, Investment, and the Economic Future

December 05, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
With H.E. Hedayat Amin Arsala, Senior Advisor to the President and Minister of Commerce of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; and Special Guests H.E. Said Tayeb Jawad, Afghan Ambassador to the United States; and Dr. Omar Zakhilwal, President and CEO of the Afghan Investment Support Agency
Webcast

Critical Dialogues on Avian Influenza

November 30, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
At an event co-sponsored by the Wilson Center and Cornell University, public health, animal health, and wildlife management experts emphasize that preventing a pandemic will require a strong international health alliance that addresses animal as well as human health.

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