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Aiding Without Abetting

November 30, 2011 // 11:00am12:30pm
A new Wilson Center report calls for major changes to the U.S. civilian assistance program in Pakistan.

Making Homes, Building Bases: The Politics of Domesticity in the U.S. Occupation of Okinawa

November 28, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
An event exploring the relationship between the United States and Okinawa through the lenses of gender and "scientific domesticity" during the U.S. occupation of the islands.
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Engaging Faith-Based Organizations in the Response to Maternal Mortality

November 16, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Faith-based organizations (FBOs) are often at the frontline of healthcare in developing countries and have networks in the most remote regions. This panel discussion highlighted the successes and challenges of FBOs in the field.
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India-Japan Ties: Asia's Fastest Growing Relationship?

November 15, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
A discussion about the partnership described as Asia's fastest growing relationship.
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Why Taiwan Matters: Small Island, Global Powerhouse

November 09, 2011 // 4:00pm5:15pm
In an upcoming Asia Program book launch of Shelley Rigger’s, "Why Taiwan Matters," Rigger explores Taiwan's importance to China, the United States, and the world.
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Book Discussion: The Oil Prince's Legacy: Rockefeller Philanthropy in China

November 02, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Read about Mary Brown Bullock's new book, "The Oil Prince's Legacy: Rockefeller Philanthropy in China."
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The Second Annual IFES–WWICS Washington Forum “Security and Development on the Korean Peninsula”

November 02, 2011 // 10:00am3:00pm
The IFES-WWICS Forum seeks to bring a broader historical perspective to current issues affecting the Korean peninsula by conveying the importance of deep historical continuities in DPRK policies.
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Reducing Urban Poverty: A Policy Workshop

November 01, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Recognizing a need to develop and strengthen urban-focused practitioner and policy-making ties with academia, and disseminate evidence-based development programming, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Project, USAID’s Urban Programs Team, the International Housing Coalition, the World Bank, and Cities Alliance teamed up to co-sponsor the second annual academic paper competition for graduate students studying urban issues.
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The Other R.O.K.: Memories of Authoritarianism in Democratic South Korea

October 11, 2011 // 3:30pm5:30pm
As citizens of a vibrant democracy, how do South Koreans remember their nation's authoritarian past?

Australia in World Affairs 2006-2010: Middle Power Dreaming

October 04, 2011 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Former Wilson Center Australia Scholar James Cotton reflected on Australian foreign policy since 2006. Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley made introductory comments.

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