Previous Events 2010

December 15, 2010
Energy and Environmental Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Opportunities and Challenges
Dr. Yasunori Hanamatsu, visiting scholar, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, The George Washington University
Dr. Liu Xu, research fellow, Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
Dr. Stephen Blank, professor of Russian national security studies, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College

December 9, 2010
Sino-Japanese Relations under the DPJ Government: A Japanese Perspective
Dr. Yasuhiro Matsuda, visiting scholar, Yale University

December 7, 2010
China's Confucius Institutes: Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones
Ms. Maria Wey-Shen Siow, visiting fellow, East-West Center in Washington
Dr. David Shambaugh, professor of political science and international affairs, The George Washington University

December 2, 2010
Power Shift: Australia's Future between Washington and Beijing
Professor Hugh White, professor of strategic studies, The Australian National University and visiting fellow, Lowy Institute for International Policy

December 1, 2010, Book Launch Event
Building Asia's Security
Dr. Nick Bisley, professor of international relations and convenor of the Politics and International Relations Program, La Trobe University

November 17, 2010
US-Southeast Asia Relations: The Shape of Things to Come
Mr. Joseph Y. Yun, deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific Affairs

November 16, 2010, Private Meeting
Roundtable with the Representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

October 29, 2010, Book Launch Event
China's Rise in Historical Perspective and U.S.-Chinese Relations: Perilous Past, Pragmatic Present
Dr. Brantly Womack, Cumming Memorial Professor of Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
Dr. Robert G. Sutter, Visiting Professor of Asian Studies, Georgetown University

October 28, 2010, Policy Speech
US Secretary of State Clinton Delivered Major Policy Speech in Honolulu

October 28, 2010, Book Launch Event
Understanding Islam in Indonesia: Politics and Diversity
Dr. Robert Pringle, retired US Foreign Service Officer, historian and author
Mr. Michael H. Anderson, retired Senior Foreign Service Officer

October 25, 2010, Book Launch Event
Vietnam: Rising Dragon
Mr. Bill Hayton, reporter and producer, BBC World News TV, London

October 20, 2010, Book Launch Event
The Making of Northeast Asia
Dr. Kent Calder, director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies and director of the Japan Studies Program, Johns Hopkins, SAIS
Dr. Min Ye, director of East Asian Studies Program and assistant professor of international relations, Boston University

October 18, 2010
The Inaugural ADMM+: An Assessment
Mr. Vannarith Chheang, visiting fellow, East West Center in Washington
Ms. Catharin Dalpino, visiting fellow, Johns Hopkins, SAIS, and professor of international relations, Simmons College

September 29, 2010
The U.S.-China Economic Relationship and the National Export Initiative
Mr. Robert Roche, director of Acorn International and 2010 chairman of AmCham Shanghai
Ms. Brenda Lei Foster, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai
Mr. Benjamin Kinnas, senior vice president and general manager of Wells Fargo Bank, Shanghai
Dr. Christian Murck, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China

September 14, 2010
U.S.-Vietnam Relations: "Where we have been and where we are going next"
Senator Jim Webb
Mr. Truong Dinh Tuyen, former Vietnamese trade minister
Dr. Satu Limaye, director, East-West Center in Washington
Mr. Joe Yun, deputy assistant secretary, East Asia and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State Professor Nguyen Manh Hung, George Mason University
Ambassador Le Van Bang, former Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
Tami Overby, vice president for Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Ms. Barbara Weisel, assistant U.S. trade representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, USTR
Mr. Louis Nguyen, chairman and CEO, Saigon Asset Management
Mr. Brian Huseman, manager of public policy, Intel Corporation
Ambassador Le Cong Phung, Ambassador to the United States, Embassy of Vietnam

July 22, 2010
China and India's Energy Policy Directions: Implications for the Global Oil and Gas Markets and Iran Sanctions
Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Senior Fellow, East-West Center, Senior Associate, CSIS and Chairman, FACTS Global Energy

June 23, 2010
A South Korean Perspective of Multilateralism in Northeast Asia
Dr. Seongho Sheen, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center in Washington

June 21, 2010
Rising Frictions in U.S.-China Relations: Sino-Capitalism versus Anglo-American Capitalism
Dr. Christopher A. McNally, Fellow, East-West Center

June 18, 2010
China, Cambodia, and the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
Dr. Sophie Richardson, Advocacy Director, Asia Division, Human Rights Watch
Dr. Brantly Womack, Cumming Memorial Professor of Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia. 

June 17, 2010
Pakistan's Afghanistan Policy
Ambassador Riaz M. Khan, Former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan

June 15, 2010
U.S.-India Economic Relations: The Road Ahead
Representative James McDermott (D-WA)
Ambassador Arun K. Singh, Deputy Chief of Mission, Indian Embassy
Dr. Amit Mitra, Secretary General, FICCI
Dr. Anne O. Krueger, Professor of International Economics, SAIS.

June 10, 2010, Launch Event
ASEAN Matters for America Initiative Recognized by the ASEAN Secretariat
Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

May 27, 2010, Reception
Participants in the U.S.-South Pacific & U.S.-Timor Leste Scholarship Programs Visit the East-West Center in Washington

May 27, 2010
India's Look East Policy
Professor Baladas Ghoshal, Visiting Fellow, East-West Center

May 5, 2010, Private Meeting
Southeast Asian Economic Community Road Show Luncheon
Senator James Webb (D-VA); Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; Dr. Mari Pangestu, Trade Minister, Indonesia; Minister Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam; Minister Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia; Dr. Peter Petri, East-West Center and Brandeis International Business School; and Dr. Michael Plummer, Non-resident Senior Fellow, East-West Center and Head of Development Division, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

May 4, 2010, Private Meeting
The Current State of the US-Japan Relationship: Views from the Japanese Diet
Dr. Kuniko Tanioka and Mr. Yukihisa Fujita, members of the House of Councilors in the Japanese Diet

April 27, 2010
Islamic Conversion and Radicalization: The Case Study of Papua New Guinea and its Implications
Mr. Scott Flower, PhD candidate, Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University

April 26, 2010, Private Meeting
Delegation from the House of Regional Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia Visits the East-West Center in Washington
Madame Secretary General Siti Nurbaya and House of Regional Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia US delegation

April 8, 2010
Gravity Shift: China and India's National Priorities Meet Global Expectations
Dr. Wendy Dobson, Professor and Co-director, Institute for International Business, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and Dr. Ellen Frost, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Adjunct Research Fellow, National Defense University

April 2, 2010, Conference
Why ASEAN Matters for America
Mr. Keith Luse, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Amb. Scot Marciel, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asia and Ambassador for ASEAN affairs, US Department of State; Mr. Bronson Percival, Center for Naval Analyses; Mr. Robert Scher, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, US Department of Defense; and Ms. Barbara Weisel, Office of the US Trade Representative.

March 9, 2010, Conference
Regional Security and Okinawa in the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Prof. Shinichi Ogawa, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University; Prof. Eiichi Katahara, National Institute for Defense Studies; Amb. Rust M. Deming, SAIS, The Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Satu Limaye, East-West Center in Washington; Prof. Manabu Sato, Professor, Okinawa International University; Mr. Tomohiro Yara, Okinawa Times; Dr. James E. Auer, Center for US-Japan Studies and Cooperation, Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies; Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Council on Foreign Relations; Prof. Akihiro Iwashita, Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University; and keynote speaker Mr. Derek J. Mitchell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian & Pacific Security Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

This event was co-sponsored with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Hokkaido University’s Global COE Program.

March 2, 2010
U.S. Support for Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Professor David Cohen, War Crimes Studies Center, University of California Berkeley, and Asian International Justice Initiative, East-West Center; Mr. Henry Jardine, Office of Regional and Security Policy Affairs, EAP, US Department of State; Dr. Daniel B. O’Connor, East Asia and Asylum Issues, DRL, US Department of State; and Mr. James Wallar, Nathan Associates, Inc.

February 17, 2010
The East Asian Hierarchy and Regional Cooperation
Dr. Evelyn Goh, Reader in International Ielations at Royal Holloway, University of London

January 21, 2010
From Rebels to Soldiers: Military Integration of Former Insurgents in the Philippines and East Timor
Dr. Rosalie Arcala Hall, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of the Philippines Visayas and Mr. G. Eugene Martin, former Executive Director of the Philippine Facilitation Project, US Institute of Peace