Asia Program



China: The Pessoptimist Nation

March 29, 2010 // 4:00pm5:15pm
William A. Callahan, Professor of International Politics, University of Manchester; Co-director, British Inter-university China Centre

Finding Dollars and Sense: Burma's Economic Dilemmas

March 24, 2010 // 2:30pm5:30pm
Bradley Babson, Independent Consultant; Ken MacLean, Clark University; Morten B. Pedersen, Australia National University; Sean Turnell, Macquarie University (Australia)

"Keep on Saving": How Other Nations Forged Cultures of Thrift When America Didn't

March 16, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Sheldon Garon, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Dodge Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Princeton University

Two Democracies: Defining the Essence of India-U.S. Partnership

March 15, 2010 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, Foreign Secretary, Republic of India

The Elephant at Sea: India's Maritime Strategy

March 09, 2010 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Arun Prakash, Chairman, National Maritime Foundation (New Delhi); Siddharth Srivastava, Independent Journalist (New Delhi); Andrew C. Winner, Professor, Strategic Research Department, U.S. Naval War College

Deterrence With a Guardian? The U.S. Role in South Asia's Nuclear Deterrence

February 25, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
Bhumitra Chakma, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Lecturer in War and Security Studies and Director of South Asia Project, The University of Hull, United Kingdom; Michael Krepon, President Emeritus, The Stimson Center, and Diplomat Scholar and Visiting Lecturer, University of Virginia

CANCELED: Meet the New Neighbor: Northeast Asia Views Japan's New Government

February 10, 2010 // 2:30pm4:30pm
David Kang, University of Southern California; Ming Wan, George Mason University; Jing Sun, University of Denver

The Emerging U.S.-India Strategic Relationship

January 27, 2010 // 2:30pm4:30pm
C. Raja Mohan, Kissinger Scholar, Library of Congress; Dinshaw Mistry, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Bethany Danyluk, Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

Squaring the Iron Triangle: The Fate of Economic and Political Reform in Japan

January 19, 2010 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Patricia Maclachlan, University of Texas at Austin; Ulrike Schaede, University of California at San Diego; Matthew Carlson, University of Vermont

Film Screening: "Made in Pakistan"

December 15, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Ayesha Khan, Executive Producer, "Made in Pakistan"


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