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Previous Events at the East-West Center in Washington


September 16, 2019 Event: Defending Maritime Interests in the Indo-Pacific: Regional Powers and the South China Sea DisputesLeft to right: Dr. Rebecca Strating and Dr. Ellen L. Frost

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with EWCW Asia Studies Visiting Fellow Dr. Rebecca Strating on the latest developments concerning the ongoing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Read more...

 

 


September 10, 2019 Event: India’s Energy Security and Energy Cooperation with the United States: Optimizing Gains and Moving ForwardDr. Sujata Ashwarya

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with EWCW Asia Studies Visiting Fellow Dr. Sujata Ashwarya on the latest developments in India's energy policy and how these sectors contribute to increased energy partnership between the United States and India. Read more...

 

 


September 6, 2019 Event: Sub-Regional Rivalry, Institutional Poaching & Parallel Governance Along the Mekong: From Liberal to Revisionist InstitutionalismLeft to right: Dr. Pon Souvannaseng and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with University of Manchester's Dr. Pon Souvannaseng on the latest developments in infrastructure investment projects in the Mekong region and how investing countries stack up against each other. Read more...

 

 


August 20, 2019 Event: Malaysia under a Fracturing Alliance of Hope Coalition: Future ProspectsLeft to right: Dr. Pek Koon Heng and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with American University's Dr. Pek Koon Heng on the latest developments in Malaysia's domestic politics. Read more...

 


July 24, 2019 Event: Is the BRI Sustainable? Evidence from the Kunming-Vientiane Railway and BeyondMr. Scott Morris

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Center for Global Development's Mr. Scott Morris on how China's latest infrastructure project in Laos can be seen as a test case of its overall Belt and Road Initiative. Read more...

 


July 23, 2019 Event: A Military Coup, A Royal Transition, An Election: Thailand’s Domestic and Foreign TrajectoriesDr. Pavin Chachavalpongpun

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with Kyoto University's Dr. Pavin Chachavalpongpun on how current domestic trends in Thailand will influences its foreign policy. Read more...

 


June 28, 2019 Event: Locating the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership in the Indo-Pacific StrategyMs. Bella Tran

 

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with EWCW Asia Studies Visiting Fellow Ms. Thi Bich "Bella" Tran on the trajectory of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship. Read more...

 


June 27, 2019 Event: U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Challenges and Prospects to Pivot from AFPAK to Indo-Pacific Mr. Riaz Khokhar

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with EWCW Asia Studies Visiting Fellow Mr. Riaz Khokhar and Johns Hopkins SAIS' Dr. Daniel Markey on the prospects of strengthening the U.S.-Pakistan economic relationship. Read more...


June 26, 2019 Event: Who Shapes Infrastructure Development Policy for East Asia? Policy Diffusion and Japan-China DynamicsLeft to right: Dr. Saori Katada and Mr. Ross Tokola

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with University of Southern California's Dr. Saori Katada on the current status of infrastructure projects headed by Japan and China in the Indo-Pacific. Read more...

 


May 29, 2019 Event: Malaysia’s First Defense White Paper Seeks to Navigate Great Power Competition and Other Security ChallengesLeft to right: Ms. Ivy Kwek and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Malaysia's Ministry of Defence's Ivy Kwek on topics likely to be covered in Malaysia's first-ever Defense White Paper. Read more...

 


May 21, 2019 Event: U.S.-Philippines Alliance 2.0: Continuities, Challenges, and Complexities Julio S. Amador III

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Philippine-American Educational Foundation's Julio S. Amador III  on factors influencing the U.S.-Philippines alliance following recent elections in the Philippines and the upcoming elections in the United States. Read more...

 


May 20, 2019 Event: India’s 2019 Election and Possible Outcomes Dr. Ronojoy Sen

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the National University of Singapore's Dr. Ronojoy Sen on factors influencing the recently concluded domestic election in India. Read more...

 


May 16, 2019 Event: India’s Economic Transformation and Its Evolving Foreign PolicyLeft to right: Ambassador Chinoy and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses's Ambassador Sujan R. Chinoy on how India's rapid socio-economic rise affects and will affect its foreign policy ambitions. Read more...


May 7, 2019 Event: Putin's World: Russia Turns Against the West and Pivots to ChinaLeft to right: Dr. Satu Limaye and Dr. Angela Stent

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with Georgetown University's Dr. Angela Stent on the conclusions of her latest book which explored whether Russia’s turbulent past, how it has influenced Putin, the Russians' understanding of their position on the global stage and their future ambitions. Read more...


May 1, 2019 Event: Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific CenturyLeft to right: Dr. Andrew Yeo

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with The Catholic University of America in Washington DC's Dr. Andrew Yeo on the conclusions of his latest book which explored whether Asia’s evolving regional architecture, defined by a complex array of overlapping bilateral and multilateral institutions, enhances cooperation or exacerbates existing rivalries in the region. Read more...


April 22, 2019 Event: Thirsty Cities: Social Contracts and Public Goods Provision in China and IndiaLeft to right: Dr. Selina Ho and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with National University of Singapore's Dr. Selina Ho on the conclusions of her latest book which explored the connection between public goods and social contracts in China and India. Read more...


April 12, 2019 Event: The Asian Development Bank's 2018 Asian Economic Integration ReportDr. Yasuyuki Sawada Chief Economist &Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department,Asian Development Bank

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Asia Development Bank's Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada on the latest developments in infrastructure and trade throughout the Indo-Pacific. Read more...

 


April 4, 2019 Event: Trilateral Health Collaboration: Opportunities for the U.S. and Japan in Southeast AsiaMs. Elyse Mark Visiting Fellow, U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship, East-West Center in Washington

The East West Center in Washington held the fifth of its seminars with its U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship program, with a discussion by Ms. Elyse Mark on the importance of strengthened synergy between the United States and Japan as they continue to pursue joint proejcts to improve the healthcare sector in Southeast Asia. Read more...


April 3, 2019 Event: The Indo-Pacific Strategy & Opportunities for U.S.-Japan Energy CollaborationMs. Courtney Weatherby Visiting Fellow, U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia Partnership in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship, East-West Center in Washington

The East West Center in Washington held the third of its seminars with its U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship program, with a discussion by  Ms. Courtney Weatherby on potential avenues of collaboration between the U.S. and Japan as they seek to expand their energy markets in and aid in improving the energy infrastructure of Southeast Asia. Read more...


March 28, 2019 Event: Water Supply and Water Governance: A Promising Area for Further US-Japan-Southeast Asia CollaborationLeft to right: Kei Namba and Dr. Ellen Frost

The East West Center in Washington held the third of its seminars with its U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship program, with a discussion by Ms. Kei Namba on the importance of mitigating water issues can lead to collaborative efforts between the U.S., Japan, and Southeast Asia. Read more...


March 27, 2019 Event: US-Japan Trade Talks & Expanding Private Sector Opportunities in US-Japan-Southeast Asia Economic RelationsLeft to right: Kyoko Suzuki and Darren Mangado

The East West Center in Washington held the first of its seminars with its U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship program, with a discussion by Ms. Kyoko Suzuki and Mr. Darren Mangado on an update on the status of U.S.-Japan trade talks and how public-private sector partnerships can aid further collaboration by the allies within Southeast Asia. Read more...


March 25, 2019 Event: A Vietnamese Perspective on the US-Japan Alliance & ASEAN-centric Security InstitutionsLeft to right: Huy Pham and Catharin Dalpino

The East West Center in Washington held the first of its seminars with its U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia in a Dynamic Asia Fellowship program, with a discussion by Mr. Huy Pham and Georgetown University's Ms. Catharin Dalpino on how Vietnam perceives the U.S.-Japan alliance within ASEAN institutions including the ASEAN Regional Forum and ADMM-Plus. Read more...


March 20, 2019 Event: New Zealand Foreign Policy in an Era of Great Power CompetitionLeft to right: David Capie and Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with Victoria University of Wellington's Dr. David Capie to discuss how New Zealand is balancing its relationships with the United States and China. Read more...

 


March 18, 2019 Event: Ebb & Flow, Disruption & Change: Key Issues on the Minds of Asian EditorsLeft to right: Warren Fernandez and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with colleagues from the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore to the United States and The Straits Times to discuss recent developments in the Indo-Pacific region and how they are being perceived by the media. Read more...


March 6, 2019 Event: Japanese Views of US-Japan-Southeast Asia Economic RelationsHirobumi Kayama Special Advisor, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), Japan

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with JETRO New York's Mr. Hirobumi Kayama on Japanese perceptions of Japan's economic relationship with the United States and how that prepares the allies for future collaboration in Southeast Asia. Read more...


February 22, 2019 Event: A Portrait of Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Development: The Asian Development BankDr. Fei Yu, Deputy Representative for North America, Asian Development Bank

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with Dr. Fei Yu for updates on the Asian Development Bank's projects across the Indo-Pacific. Read more...

 


February 19, 2019 Event: Business Perspectives of US-Japan-Southeast Asia Economic RelationsLeft to right: David Gossack, Marc Mealy, Edmund Sim, and Dr. Satu Limaye

The East West Center in Washington held a discussion with three experts involved in the private sector on the current status of US trade objectives in Japan and Southeast Asia and how the U.S. and Japan could collaborate on projects within Southeast Asia. Read more...


Archived 2018 Events