Asia Program

Events

Book Launch:The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future

May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.

North Korea: A Report from the Inside

May 03, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Selig S. Harrison, Senior Scholar, Wilson Center, and Center for International Policy

North Korea’s Nuclear Crisis: 1994/2004

April 30, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Daniel Poneman, Principal, Scowcroft Group; former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls, National Security Council

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.

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