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Military, Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan

June 21, 2005 // 10:00am12:00pm
Ayesha Siddiqa, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar; Itty Abraham, Social Science Research Council;James C. Mulvenon, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

Book Launch -- The Regional Roots of Developmental Politics in India: A Divided Leviathan

June 08, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
With author Aseema Sinha, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison; and commentator Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, Director, South Asia Program, CSIS

Partnership in the Pacific: U.S.-Australia Cooperation and Asia

June 01, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Zachary Abuza, Senior Fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace;Michael Evans, Land Warfare Studies Centre, Royal Military College of Australia;Thomas-Durell Young, Center for Civil-Military Relations, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey

Book Discussion--Beyond Metropolis: The Planning and Governance of Asia's Mega-Urban Regions

May 31, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
A book discussion with author Aprodicio A. Laquian, University of British Columbia and Jeff Soule, American Planning Association.

"Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam"

May 25, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring Gareth Porter, Independet Scholar; Commentary by John Prados, National Security Archive

Innovative Responses to Fighting the HIV/AIDS Crisis in China

May 25, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Ignored by the government, HIV/AIDS spread silently in China for nearly a decade, until the mid-1990s when news of a major contamination of China's blood supply broke. This scandal and the growing infection rate among sex workers and intravenous drug users has led the government to recognize a major public health crisis.

Breaking the Ice, or Muddying the Waters? New Dialogue across the Taiwan Strait

May 18, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Robert S. Ross, Professor of Political Science, Boston CollegeThomas J. Bellows, Professor of Political Science, University of Texas, San Antonio Liu Shyh-Fang, Visiting Fellow, the Brookings InstitutionZhang Qingmin, Visiting Fellow, George Washington UniversityVideo for this event is now available.

How World Trade Institutions Stimulate Trade Reform in Closed Economies: The Case of India

May 11, 2005 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Aseema Sinha, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, University of Wisconsin;Mac Desler, University of Maryland; Susan Sell, George Washington University. (This event is jointly sponsored by the Asia Program and the Program on Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy.)

Japanese Women: Lineage and Legacies

April 19, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Hitomi Tonomura, Associate Professor of History, University of Michigan; Barbara Molony, Professor of History, Santa Clara University; Margarita Estevez-Abe, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University; Karlyn Bowman, Resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute

No Child Left Behind? The Crisis in Pakistan's Education System

April 15, 2005 // 10:00am4:30pm
Pakistan's education system is regularly cited as one of the most serious impediments preventing Pakistan from achieving its potential. This day-long forward-looking conference will explore various options for improving Pakistani education, and discuss the role the international donor community might play. Sponsored by the Asia Program.

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