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Previous Events at the East-West Center in Washington


September 15, 2021 Event: Forging Thailand-US Economic Partnership: A Pathway Toward Post-COVID-19 RecoveryLeft to right: East-West Center and Royal Thai Embassy logos

The East-West Center in Washington, in partnership with the Royal Thai Embassy, Washington, D.C., the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, and the International Studies Center, along with experts across the government and private sector, held the second webinar in the New Opportunities for the United States-Kingdom of Thailand Alliance in the Indo-Pacific webinar series. Read more...

 


August 25, 2021 Event: A Monumental Relationship: North Korea and Southern AfricaThe Independence Memorial Museum in Windhoek, Namibia, built by North Korea’s Mansudae Overseas Projects. Photo by jbdodane.

The East-West Center in Washington held its sixth North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Mr. Keith Luse and African Studies Centre Leiden's Mr. Tycho van der Hoog on the historical ties that bind North Korea and Southern Africa today. Read more...

 


August 4, 2021 Event: Exporting Revolutionary Discipline: North Korea and Guyana during the Cold WarGuyana Mass Games

The East-West Center in Washington held its fifth North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Mr. Daniel Wertz and University of Wisconsin-Madison's Dr. Moe Taylor on the historical ties that bind North Korea and Guyana today. Read more...

 


July 27, 2021 Event: U.S. and Thailand Perspectives on Geostrategic Landscape and Regional ArchitectureLeft to right: East-West Center and Royal Thai Embassy logos

The East-West Center in Washington, in partnership with the Royal Thai Embassy, Washington, D.C., the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, and the International Studies Center, along with experts across the government and private sector, launched the first webinar in the New Opportunities for the United States-Kingdom of Thailand Alliance in the Indo-Pacific webinar series. Read more...

 


July 21, 2021 Event: Launches of the 5th Edition of ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEANCover of the 5th edition of ASEAN Matters for America/America Matters for ASEAN

The East-West Center in Washington, the US-ASEAN Business Council, and the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, along with experts across the government and private sector, launched the 5th edition of ASEAN Matters for America / America Matters for ASEAN, the premier resource for data and analysis on the relationship between the United States and Southeast Asia, following more than 40 years of progress towards greater cooperation in matters of diplomacy, defense and security, trade and investment, and education and cultural exchange. Read more...

 


July 14, 2021 Event: Comrades in Arms: North Korea and SyriaTop, left to right: Mr. Ross Tokola, Dr. Samuel Ramani; Bottom: Mr. Keith Luse

The East-West Center in Washington held its fourth North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Mr. Keith Luse and University of Oxford's Dr. Samuel Ramani on the historical ties that bind North Korea and Syria today. Read more...

 


June 30, 2021 Event: Rivalry and Resilience: ASEAN and Regional Order in the Indo-PacificTop, left to right: Dr. Amitav Acharya, Dr. Satu Limaye; Bottm: H.E. Dr. Dino Patti Djalal

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with American University's Dr. Amitav Acharya and The Asia Group's H.E. Dr. Dino Patti Djalal on the findings of Dr. Acharya's latest book ASEAN and Regional Order: Revisiting Security Community in Southeast Asia . Read more...


June 23, 2021 Event: Distant Comrades? North Korea and VietnamTop, from left to right: Ms. Esther Im and Mr. Khang Vu; Bottom: Dr. Satu Limaye

The East-West Center in Washington held its third North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Ms. Esther Im and Boston College's Mr. Khang X. Vu on the current status of North Korea's relationship with Vietnam. Read more...

 


June 16, 2021 Event: China and The Free World: Unhappy Marriage or Divorce?Cover of "The World Turned Upside Down: America, China, and the Struggle for Global Leadership"

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Economic Strategy Institute's Mr. Clyde Prestowitz on his latest book The World Turned Upside Down: America, China, and the Struggle for Global Leadership . Read more...

 


June 10, 2021 Event: Has Asia Lost It? Dynamic Past, Turbulent FutureTop: Dr. Sayuri Shirai, Dr. Satu P. Limaye, Bottom: Ms. Vasuki Shastry, Dr. Prakash Loungani

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with Chatham House's Mr. Vasuki Shastry, Keio University's Dr. Sayuri Shirai, and the International Monetary Fund's Dr. Prakash Loungani on issues facing the Indo-Pacific writ large, including income inequality, the qualifications of Asian leaders, and a prognosis of the future of the region. Read more...

 


 

June 1, 2021 Event: From KL with Love: North Korea-Malaysia Relations

The East-West Center in Washington held its second North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Top (left to right): Mr. Ross Tokola and Mr. Keith Luse Bottom (center): Dr. Chiew Ping HooMr. Keith Luse and the  National University of Malaysia's Dr. Chiew Ping Hoo on the current status of North Korea's relationship with Malaysia. Read more...

 


May 18, 2021 Event: Asian Development Bank’s Asian Development Outlook 2021: Discussion with Chief Economist Yasuyuki SawadaAsian Development Outlook report cover

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with colleagues from the Asian Development Bank on their latest report the Asian Development Outlook 2021. Read more...

 


May 12, 2021 Event: Beyond the Hermit Kingdom: North Korea and the Postcolonial World

The East-West Center in Washington held its inaugural North Korea in the World webinar with the National Committee on North Korea's Top (left to right): Dr. Ben Young and Dan Wertz. Bottom (center): Dr. Satu LimayeMr. Dan Wertz and Dakota State University's Dr. Ben Young on North Korea's diplomatic history with postcolonial countries in the "Global South". Read more...

 


May 6, 2021 Event: Reducing the Burden of Military Bases on Okinawa: Implications of the New Security EnvironmentOkinawa delegation

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Bankoku Shinryō Council on U.S. Military Base Issues and the Department of Defense's Mr. Paul H. Vosti on difficult issues surrounding the continued hosting of U.S. military bases in Okinawa. Read more...

 


May 4, 2021 Event: The Sino-Indian Strategic Rivalry and the United StatesLeft to right (top): Dr. Manjeet Pardesi and Dr. Xiaoyu Pu. Bottom center: Dr. Satu Limaye

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with the Victoria University of Wellington's Dr. Manjeet Pardesi and the University of Nevada, Reno's Dr. Xiaoyu Pu on the current status of China-India relations and how tensions within that relationship also impact each country's relationship with the United States. Read more...


April 14, 2021 Event: North Korea’s Nuclear Gambit in 2017 and the Charm Offensive: Policy ImplicationsCover of Dr. David Shin's recent book "Kim Jong-un's Strategy for Survival: A Method to Madness."

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion with the National Intelligence University's Dr. David Shin and the Atlantic Council's Mr. Markus Garlauskas on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's strategic behaviors from 2017 to the present. Read more...

 

 


March 24, 2021 Event: Enduring and New Frontiers in US-Japan RelationsScreenshot of panelists discussing US-Japan relations

The East-West Center in Washington hosted colleagues from the United States and Japan to discuss the status of the bilateral relationship between the two allies. Read more...

 


 

March 23, 2021 Event: Assessing the Benefits and Costs of the U.S. Military Presence in Japan and South KoreaGovernment Accountability Office colleagues and Dr. Satu Limaye in a Zoom Webinar

The East-West Center in Washington hosted colleagues from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) who shared the findings of their latest report Burden Sharing: Benefits and Costs Associated with the U.S. Military Presence in Japan and South Korea. Read more...


 

February 25, 2021 Event: Release Of The Indo-Pacific Conference On Strengthening Governance Of Transboundary Rivers ReportTitle slide of The Indo-Pacific Conference On Strengthening Governance Of Transboundary Rivers Report

The East-West Center in Washington launched its newest report on the Mekong River with officials from the State Department, Congress, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Read more...

 

 


January 25, 2021 Event: Where Great Powers Meet: America & China in Southeast AsiaDr. David Shambaugh

The East-West Center in Washington held a discussion George Washington University's Dr. David Shambaugh on his latest book Where Great Powers Meet: America & China in Southeast Asia. Read more...

 

 


Archived 2020 Events