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Previous Events 2008
December 16, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
A Japanese Perspective on Cross-Strait Relations
Dr. Yasuhiro Matsuda, University of Tokyo

December 11, 2008 , Asia Pacific Democracy and Human Rights Seminar
President Lee Myung-bak’s North Korea Policy: The Way Forward
Ambassador Jhe Seong-Ho, Republic of Korea’s Ambassador at Large for Human Rights

December 5, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Democracy and Human Rights Seminar
Beyond Militant Resistance: The Non-Armed Members of Ethno-National Groups in Burma/Myanmar
Dr. Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung, East-West Center in Washington Visiting Fellow, and Dr. David Steinberg, Professor, Georgetown University

December 2, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Can We Achieve Stability in Timor-Leste?
Ambassador Hans G. Klemm, U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste

October 30, 2008 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
U.S Engagement in the Asia-Pacific: The Decision to Join the Trans-Pacific Strategic Partnership
Ms. Barbara Weisel, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and Dr. Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

October 28, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
A Flawed Perspective: The Limitations Inherent in the Study of Chinese Nationalism
Dr. Allen Carlson, Associate Professor, Cornell University

October 24, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Vietnam Between China and the United States: The Dialectic of Power and Identity
Mr. Nam Duong Nguyen, East-West Center in Washington Visiting Fellow, and Dr. Frederick Z. Brown, Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute, SAIS

October 7, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Challenges and Opportunities in U.S.-Asia Relations: The View from the McCain Camp
Dr. Michael Green, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies

September 22, 2008 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
Sino-Capitalism: China’s Emergent Political Economy
Dr. Christopher McNally, Research Fellow, East-West Center in Washington

September 19, 2008 , Asia Pacific Democracy and Human Rights Seminar
Parliaments with an Antipathy to Political Parties: Three Southeast Asian Cases
Mr. Roland Rich, Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)

September 18, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
President Bush and East Asia: A Foreign Policy Success Story
Mr. Dennis Wilder, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for East Asian Affairs at the National Security Council

July 18, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Australian Perspectives on China and Northeast Asian Security
Dr. Richard Rigby, Dr. David M. Finkelstein, Professor Geremie Barmé, and Dr. Katherine Morton

July 9, 2008 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
ADB Report: Emerging Asian Regionalism
Dr. Jong-Wha Lee, Dr. Giovanni Capannelli, and Dr. Peter Petri

June 20, 2008
EWC in Washington Meeting with the Better Hong Kong Foundation
Daniel R. Fung, James E. Thompson and the BHKF U.S. delegation

June 19, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
U.S.- India Relations: What's Next?
Dr. Evan Feigenbaum, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State South and Central Asian Affairs.

June 17, 2008
EWC in Washington Senior Journalists Seminar and Reception
The East-West Center's Senior Journalism Fellows from South and Southeast Asia.

June 12, 2008, Asia Pacific Democracy and Human Rights Seminar
After the Storm: Rethinking International Engagement in Post-Cyclone Burma
Ambassador Priscilla Clapp, Dr. Kyi May Kaung, and Professor David Steinberg, Professor at Georgetown University.

June 9, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Takeaways from Shangri-La: Developing Effective U.S. Defense and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific
RADM Mike McDevitt, Director of the Center for Strategic Studies at the Center for Naval Analyses.

June 6, 2008
EWC in Washington Pacific Islands Reception
The East-West Center’s U.S. South Pacific and Timor-Leste scholars.

May 30, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Managing Sino-U.S.-Japan Relations: Recalibrating the Triangle
Professor Ming Wan, of the George Mason University, Mr. Yoshihisa Komori, of The Sankei Shimbun, and Professor Robert Sutter of Georgetown University.

May 19, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Normalizing Japan: Politics, Identity, and the Evolution of Security Practice
Professor Andrew Oros, Associate Professor of Political science and International Studies at Washington College

April 29, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
U.S. Policy Towards Asia: An Asian Leader’s Advice for the Next American President
Ambassador Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, and former Singaporean Ambassador to the United Nations
Co-sponsored with the Asia Society

April 24, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Asia's Energy Future
Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Senior Fellow at the East-West Center, and Dr. Kang Wu, Senior Fellow at the East-West Center
Co-sponsored with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)

April 23, 2008 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage
Ms. Alex Harney, author, and Ms. Kimberly Elliott, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

March 19, 2008 , Asia Pacific Democracy and Human Rights Seminar
Collective Labor Rights and Labor Market Flexibility in East Asia
Dr. Teri L. Caraway, University of Minnesota

February 25, 2008 , Special Asian Security Forum
Asia's New Regionalism
Dr. Ellen Frost, Peterson Institute of International Economics & National Defense University, Mr. John Miller, Foreign Service Institute, and Mr. Jeffrey Schott, Peterson Institute

February 21, 2008 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Seoul Shift: What to Expect From South Korea’s New President
Dr. J.J. Suh, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and Mr. Peter M. Beck, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

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