Asia Events


Book Launch--A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, The Power of a Peacemaker, and North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions

October 23, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Marion Creekmore, Jr., Emory University; Don Oberdorfer, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University (discussant)

Film Screening and Discussion: The Cardamoms: Have Forest, Have Life

October 11, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A new community outreach film attempts to reverse years of ecological damage in southwest Cambodia by instilling in local communities a sense of stewardship in the land upon which they rely.

China Shakes the World

October 06, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
China Environment Forum
James Kynge, Former Bureau Chief of the Financial Times in Beijing will discuss his new book China Shakes the World: A Titan's Breakneck Rise and Troubled Future—and the Challenge for America

Mongolia Matters: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan and Mongolia's Great Empire

October 04, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Munkh-Ochir D. Khirgis, Mongolian Institute for Strategic Studies; Alicia Campi, Chinggis Khan Foundation; Vesna Wallace, University of California-Santa Barbara;Odonjil Banzragch, Deputy Chief of Mission, Mongolian Embassy (Discussant)

International Technology Transfer Experiences in China's Electricity and Transport Sectors

October 02, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Kelly Sims Gallagher of Harvard University and Joanna Lewis of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change will discuss their research on international technology transfer within the energy and transport sector.

The Double Edge of Legal Advocacy in Environmental Public Participation in China: Raising the Stakes and Strengthening Stakeholders

September 25, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Drawing on the feature article they wrote for the China Environment Series 8, Allison Moore, American Bar Association and Adria Warren, Foley and Lardner, LLP, discussed the political and legal dynamics of the development of public participation in the environmental sphere in China

The Chinese People's Liberation Army: Should the U.S. Be Worried?

September 13, 2006 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Litai Xue, Stanford University; Bernard Cole, National War College; Dennis Blasko, Lt. Colonel, U.S. Army (retired); Kristen Gunness, the CNA Corporation

Book Launch--The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban

September 07, 2006 // 11:30am12:30pm
Asia Program
with Sarah Chayes, formerly National Public Radio reporter

Toward Peaceful Relations Across the Taiwan Strait: Taiwan's Perspective

September 04, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Joseph Wu, chairman, Mainland Affairs Council, Taiwan

Plumbing the Past: The Impact of History on Philippine Institutions and Democracy

July 26, 2006 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Aries A. Arugay, University of the Philippines in Diliman; Glenn A. May, University of Oregon; Vicente L. Rafael, University of Washington; Joel Rocamora, Institute for Popular Democracy (Manila); and Hazel M. McFerson, George Mason University (commentator)