November 01, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
October 11, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
As citizens of a vibrant democracy, how do South Koreans remember their nation's authoritarian past?
October 04, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
Former Wilson Center Australia Scholar James Cotton reflected on Australian foreign policy since 2006. Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley made introductory comments.
September 29, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Borneo’s Gunung Palung National Park is a microcosm of both the island’s ecological wealth and vulnerability. More than half of the park is undisturbed forest; the remainder, however, “is being torn down day after day” at an alarming rate, said Health in Harmony’s Nichol Simpson at an event on integrated approaches to population, health, and environment (PHE) programs in Indonesia.
September 22, 2011 // 3:00pm — 5:30pm
An event examining efforts to revise and reinterpret the Japanese constitution's "war renouncing" Article 9.
September 19, 2011 // 1:30pm — 5:30pm
Few nations are more at risk from climate change’s destructive effects than Bangladesh.
September 14, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
The North Korea International Documentation Project and the Korea Economic Institute of America will co-host a briefing on the recent trip of a group of U.S.-based scholars of modern Korean politics and history to North Korea.
September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Brahma Chellaney, one of India's most prominent strategists, discusses the threat posed by water tensions in Asia.
September 07, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Washington Post correspondent Pamela Constable weighs in on why Pakistan cannot curb the appeal of radical Islam.
August 11, 2011 // 10:30am — 11:30am
Come join the Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Asia Program for a conversation with Taiwan's Minister of Environmental Protection, Dr. Stephen Shu-Hung Shen, to learn about work the EPA and Taiwan have been doing since 2010 to engage regional partners to advance global capacity in the remediation of contaminated sites, e-waste recycling and management, and reduction of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from ports.