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

April 28, 2004 // 9:30am3:30pm
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
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.

Book Launch--China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

March 24, 2004 // 8:00am9:30pm
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
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
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
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
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
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

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001

February 24, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Author Steve Coll, managing editor of The Washington Post, discusses the findings of his latest book on the CIA's involvement in the covert wars in Afghanistan that fueled Islamic militancy and gave rise to bin Laden's al Qaeda. To view the video feed of the discussion, please click on the "Event Summary" link below.

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

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

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