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Previous Events 2009
December 17, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
An Interim Assessment of Evolving US-Burma/Myanmar Relations
Dr. David I. Steinberg, Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies,the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

 

December 16, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Japan's Emerging Trilateralism? Australia-Japan-US Security Cooperation and the US-Japan Alliance
Dr. Kuniko Ashizawa, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center in Washington, and Ambassador Rust Deming, Adjunct Professor, The Johns Hopkins University, SAIS

 

December 15, 2009, Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
Land Rights in Cambodia: A Dimension of Human Insecurity
Dr. Sokbunthoeun So, Visiting Fellow, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, and the East West Center in Washington and Dr. John Bruce, Executive Director of Land and Development Solutions International

 

November 20, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Malaysia, the US, and China in the Post-Cold War Period: Implications for ASEAN
Mr. Mustafa Izzudin, PhD candidate, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and Visiting ASEAN Fulbright Fellow,Georgetown University, with moderator Mr. Thomas J. Reckford, Vice Chairman, World Affairs Council, and President, Malaysia-America Society of Washington DC.
This event was co-sponsored by the Malaysia America Society of Washington DC.

 

November 17, 2009, Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
Repression and Punishment in North Korea: Survey Evidence of Prison Camp Experiences
Dr. Marcus Noland, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Non-resident Senior Fellow, East-West Center

 

November 9, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province and Ethno-Religious Activism
Mr. Mohammad Ayaz, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center in Washington, and Mr. Shuja Nawaz, Director of the South Asia Center, The Atlantic Council

 

November 4, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Current Debates about Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament: An Indian Perspective
Dr. Bharat Karnad, Research Professor in National Security Studies, Center for Policy Research, New Delhi

 

November 4, 2009, Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
Assessing the Economics of the ASEAN Economic Community
Dr. Michael Plummer, Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS-Bologna, and Non-resident Senior Fellow, East-West Center

 

October 29, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Japan's Foreign Policy under the New Administration
Professor Akihiro Iwashita, Director of the Slavic Research Center at Hokkaido University; and Professor Nobumasa Akiyama, Associate Professor at Hitotsubashi University
This seminar was co-sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Hokkaido University's Global COE Program

 

October 21, 2009, Private Meeting
Roundtable Discussion on Burma
Mr. Zhai Kun, Deputy Director of the Institute for Asian and African Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations; and Ms. Ni Xiayun, Director of the U.S. Foreign Policy Program in the American Institute at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations

 

October 9, 2009
The Malaysia-United States Strategic Partnership Conference
The conference was co-sponsored by American University's ASEAN Studies Center, Malaysia's Asia Strategic and Leadership Institute, and the Malaysia-America Society of Washington D.C.

 

October 8, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Whose Ideas Matter? Agency and Power in Asian Regionalism
Dr. Amitav Acharya, Professor in the School of International Service at American University

 

October 1, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
China-U.S. Relations: from Stakeholders to Partners in the Changing World
Dr. Xuecheng Liu, Senior Research Fellow and Executive Vice President, Center for China-U.S. Relations at the China Institute for International Studies

 

September 22, 2009, Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: An American Business Perspective
Mr. J. Nor Coquillard, Chairman and President of Cargill Investments (China) Ltd.; Mr. Benjamin Kinnas, Managing Director at Wachovia Bank (Shanghai); Mr. Charles McElwee, Counsel at Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey LLP; Mr. Jeffrey Bernstein, Founder and Managing Director at Emerge Logistics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd; Ms. Brenda Foster, President of the American Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and Mr. Jeremie Waterman, Senior Director at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

 

September 21, 2009, Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
Competitive Regionalism: FTA Diffusion in the Pacific Rim
Dr. Mireya Solis, Associate Professor at American University; Dr. Barbara Stallings, William R. Rhodes Professor at Brown University; Dr. Saori Katada, Associate Professor at the University of Southern California; Mr. Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Insitute for International Economics; Dr. Ellen Frost, Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Dr. Antoni Estevadeordal, Inter-American Development Bank.

 

September 17, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Managing Global Health Risks in Asia: Lessons from Japan
Dr. Mika Shimizu, Visiting Scholar, East-West Center in Washington, and Mr. Leo Bosner, former emergency management specialist

 

September 16, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Outlook for Global Energy Markets after the Great Recession: With Perspectives on China and Iran
Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Senior Fellow, East-West Center

 

September 15, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Australian Strategic Policy in the Changing Asian Security Environment
Dr. Rod Lyon, Program Director of the Strategy and International Program, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

 

September 14, 2009
Participants of the U.S. Departments of State's International Visitor Leadership Program visit the East-West Center in Washington

 

September 11, 2009, Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
The Future of Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Professor David Cohen, Director of the Asia International Justice Initiative at the East-West Center

 

July 22, 2009 , Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
The ASEAN Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights and Beyond
Dr. Hao Duy Phan, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center in Washington

 

June 25, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
South Korea’s Perceptions of China: Implications for the U.S.-ROK Alliance
Dr. Hyon Joo Yoo, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center in Washington, and Dr. Phillip Saunders, Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies

 

June 23, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
U.S.-Malaysia Relations and Current Developments in Malaysia
The Honorable James R. Keith, United States Ambassador to Malaysia
Co-sponsored by the Malaysia-America Society of Washington D.C. and the Asia Society Washington

 

June 23, 2009 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
U.S.-India Relations: The Road Ahead
The Honorable Meera Shankar, Indian Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, President of FICCI, and Dr. Amit Mitra, Secretary General of FICCI
Co-sponsored by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

 

June 18, 2009
Meeting with United States Institute on the Environment Participants

 

May 28, 2009
Reception for U.S.-South Pacific & Timor-Leste Scholarship Students

 

May 28, 2009 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
China, Asia, and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
Dr. William H. Overholt, Senior Research Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School

 

May 7, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
China and Russia in Northeast Asia: Changing Strategies
Professor Yoshifumi Nakai, Professor at Gakushuin University in Tokyo, and Mr. Shinji Hyodo, Senior Research Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies
Co-sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

 

May 6, 2009 , Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
International Justice in Cambodia: Prospects and Challenges for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal
Professor David Cohen, Director of the U.S Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center and Director of the East-West Center’s Asian International Justice Initiative, and Ms. Michelle Staggs-Kelsall, Deputy Director of the East-West Center’s Asian International Justice Initiative

 

April 29, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Pacific Alliance: Reviving U.S.-Japan Relations
Dr. Kent Calder, Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

 

April 22, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Hydropower Dams on the Mekong River: A Threat to the River, People, and Regional Security
Dr. Richard Cronin, Senior Associate at the Henry L. Stimson Center

 

April 15, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
China’s Approach to East Asian Regionalism
Dr. Paul Heer, National Intelligence Council

 

April 14, 2009 , Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
Democracy, Diplomacy, and Transformation in Indonesia
Dr. Azyumardi Azra, Professor at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Mr. Umar Hadi, Director for Public Diplomacy in the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, and Dr. Rizal Sukma, Executive Director of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta

 

April 13, 2009, Asia Pacific Security Seminar
China’s Rise and the Two Koreas
Mr. Scott Snyder, Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy and Senior Associate at The Asia Foundation

 

March 27, 2009 , Asia Pacific Democracy & Human Rights Seminar
Change, Continuity, or Crisis? Malaysia at a Crossroads
Dr. Pek Koon Heng, Assistant Professor at American University’s School of International Service, and Dr. Bridget Welsh, Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

 

March 20, 2009 , Public Forum
Island World: A History of Hawai‘i and the United States
Dr. Gary Okihiro, Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University

 

March 12, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Indonesian Military and Defense: Democratization and Challenges
Ms. Connie Rahakundini Bakrie, Executive Director of the Institute of Defense and Security Studies, and Mr. Sidratahta Mukhtar, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Defense and Security Studies

 

March 9, 2009, Private Event
Mr. Peter Woolcott Speaks at EWC in Washington
Mr. Peter Woolcott, First Assistant Secretary of the Southeast Asia Division of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

March 9, 2009 , Asia Pacific Political Economy Seminar
The Financial Crisis and Asia: Implications for U.S.-Asian Economic Policy
Dr. Michael G. Plummer, Professor of International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University SAIS-Bologna Program

 

March 5, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
North Korean Shipping: The Potential for WMD Proliferation?
Dr. Hazel Smith, Professor of Security and Resilience, Cranfield University, UK

 

February 26, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
The Attacks in Mumbai: Indian Domestic and Foreign Policy Impacts
Ms. Polly Nayak, Independent Consultant

 

February 25, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Between the Eagle and the Dragon: The Philippine’s Balancing Strategy
Dr. Renato Cruz De Castro, Professor of International Studies, De La Salle University in Manila

 

February 24, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Towards an Asia Pacific Community: Shaping the Strategic Environment in the Asia Pacific
Ambassador Richard Woolcott, Australian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for the Asia Pacific Community Proposal

 

February 13, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Peacebuilding, State Building, and Nation Building in Timor-Leste: Challenges to International Assistance
Dr. Atul Khare, Special Representative of the Secretary General for Timor-Leste and head of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste
Co-sponsored by the International Republican Institute.

 

January 29, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Demographic Trends in Northeast Asia: The Shape of Things to Come
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute

 

January 14, 2009 , Asia Pacific Security Seminar
Sport and Politics in Asia
Dr. Victor Cha, Professor, Georgetown University

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