East-West Center in Washington enhances US engagement and dialogue with the Asia-Pacific region through access to the programs and expertise of the Center and policy relevant research, publications and outreach activities, including those of the US Asia-Pacific Council.
Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 Internships
The East-West Center in Washington is now accepting applications for our internship program for Fall 2015 Asia Studies Fellowship Program. Applications are due SEPTEMBER 4, 2015.
Visit our Internship Opportunities page for more information.
September 15: New Voices from Japan: Perspectives on Energy, Demographics, and Economic Reform featuring Ms. Takako Wakiyama , Policy Researcher, Climate and Energy/Green Economy, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Dr. Tomoko Wakui, Researcher, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG), and Professor Taro Ohno, Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi City University. (01:00pm - 02:30pm) - A light luncheon will be served.
Dr. Satu Limaye, Director of the East West Center in Washington, has written a article in the Winter 2013 edition of Education About Asia, a publication focusing on the "Cyber Asia and the New Media." In his article, "The Asia Matters for America Initiative and US-Asia Relations", Dr. Limaye explains the many educational uses of the Asia Matters for America initiative for both students and educators.
Asad Latif, Associate Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) in Singapore, explains that “The AEC’s strategic purpose benefits a country such as the United States, which has long been associated with open and liberal economic regimes that reject protectionism and seek to curb corruption and intellectual property rights abuses." Read more...
Christopher Yung and Patrick McNulty, former researchers at National Defense University in Washington, explain that “The Chinese argue that the U.S. ‘pivot’ to Asia emboldened China’s rivals to act provocatively in the region, thus triggering Chinese actions...[but this] is not borne out by the data." Read more...
Jun Makita, Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Comparative Research in Human and Social Sciences, Tsukuba University, Japan, explains that “Japan needs a new mediating organization that can represent the fresh voices of emerging business sectors and convey them to policymakers, thereby bridging the public sector and core elements of today’s industrial sector.” Read more...
The East-West Center is proud to participate in the 38 North Network, a new and distinctive website, established at the U.S.-Korea Institute at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, which provides a new forum for informed commentary and discussion on DPRK- (North Korea) related issues.