share
Coming Up in August, September, and October 2010
Click here to download the Adobe Acrobat (pdf) version of the Coming Up.

Through Oct. 3 -- Exhibition: “East-West Treasures: Works from the Permanent Collection”

Aug. 1 – 7 -- ASDP’s NEH Landmarks Workshop for Community College Faculty

Aug. 7 - 22 -- EWC New Student Orientation

Aug. 8 - 19 -- Changing Faces Leadership Program

Aug. 9 - May 16, 2011 -- Asia Pacific Leadership Program

Aug. 10 -- Public Seminar: “Variations in Regime Responses to Unregistered House Churches in China”

Aug. 11 - 12 -- EWC/CGP Workshop “Regional Policy and Pandemic Influenza”

Aug. 12 - 13 -- EWC/Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) International Conference

Aug. 13 -- EWC Aloha Ceremony & Lunch Reception

Aug. 16 -- Public Forum: “China Now: Insights on Security, Economy and the Environment”

Aug. 17 -- (Seminars) Global Community of Women Leaders Reception

Aug. 17 - 18 -- EWC/USAID China Seminar

Aug. 19 - 20 -- 2010 EWC/KDI Conference

Aug. 19 - 20 -- 2010 EWC/KEEI International Conference

Aug. 21 -- EWC Alumni Picnic

Aug. 23 - Sept. 1 -- International Workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Urban Development Planning for Asian Coastal Cities

Aug. 29 -- Arts Program Public Lecture "Influences from Hawai‘i" by Mayumi Oda

Sept. 11 - 25 -- China-U.S. Journalists Exchange

Sept. 12 -- Arts Program Public Lecture by Meleanna Aluli Meyer

Sept. 12 - 14 -- Australian American Leadership Dialogue

Sept. 13 - 24 -- IFE 2020 Education Leadership Institute

Sept. 16 - 30 -- Performances: HANDS Percussion Team from Malaysia

Sept. 26 - Oct. 10 -- New Generation Seminar

Oct. 17 - Jan. 16, 2011 -- Exhibition: “Kyrgyzstan: Nomadic Culture in the Modern World”

Oct. 24 - Nov. 14 -- Fall Jefferson Fellowships

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Exhibition: “East-West Treasures: Works from the Permanent Collection”
Ongoing through – Oct. 3
(EWC Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai`i)
The exhibition features East-West Center gifts of art, architecture, and artifacts from the Asia Pacific region.
EWC contact: Eric Chang, 808.944.7584
Email: ChangE@EastWestCenter.org

ASDP’s NEH Landmarks Workshop for Community College Faculty
August 1 - 7
(EWC)
Theme: History and Commemoration: Legacies of the Pacific War
Funded by: The National Endowment for the Humanities.
The program incorporates lectures and discussion, opportunities for individual research, and visits to Pacific War sites in the Honolulu area. Presentations by scholars on the history and memory of the Pacific War will focus on key places and events that continue to be points of interest and controversy in interpreting the significance of the Pacific War. The workshop is a collaboration between the Center’s Asian Studies Development Program, the National Park Service, and the Arizona Memorial Museum Association.
EWC contact: Geoff White, 808.944.7343
Email: WhiteG@EastWestCenter.org

EWC New Student Orientation
August 7 – 22

The two-week orientation program for new students will provide an overview of the EWC, UH, and Hawaii’s unique multicultural community.  This year there are 167 new fellows and affiliates from 33 countries.
EWC contact : Al Harjati, 808.944.7597
Email:   HarjatiA@EastWestCenter.org

Changing Faces Leadership Program
August 8 - 19

Theme:  Women as Innovator Entrepreneurs: Generating Economic Growth and Job Creation
The Changing Faces program brings together mid to senior level women leaders from the U.S. and the Asia Pacific region to discuss issues specific to women in leadership around the region. The 2010 program focuses on the role of innovative entrepreneurship in contributing to economic growth and job creation.
EWC contact: Liz Dorn, 808.944.7368
Email: DornE@EastWestCenter.org

Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP)
August 9 - May 16, 2011
    
The APLP links analysis of regional issues with experiential leadership learning in a nine-month program of study. This year’s program includes field study in China and an optional N.Y. and Washington, D.C. component. The program has alumni in 50 countries supporting a network of action across the region.
EWC contact: Nina Dutra, 808.944.7744

Public Seminar: “Variations in Regime Responses to Unregistered House Churches in China”
August 10
(EWC, Burns Hall, Rm 3012, 12-1 p.m.)
Visiting Fellow Teresa Wright will examine the sources of variation in relations between government authorities and unregistered house church members in China today.
EWC Contact:  Anna Tanaka, 808.944.7607
Email: TanakaA@EastWestCenter.org

EWC/CGP Workshop “Regional Policy and Pandemic Influenza”
August 11 - 12
(EWC)
This workshop will address the issue of how to implement and develop resilience through the integration of collective knowledge and experience beyond traditional national and international boundaries. The discussions will focus on policy implications to be shared among the policy community in Asia, including regional organizations such as ASEAN. (Participation is by invitation only.)
EWC Contact:   Allen Clark, ClarkA@EastWestCenter.org

EWC/Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) International Conference
August 12 - 13

Theme: Emerging Cross-Border Mega-City Regions and Sustainable Transportation
This conference provides a forum for intensive dialogue on emerging global polycentric mega-city regions, the motors of an increasingly integrated world economy. (Participation is by invitation only.)
EWC Contact: Y.H. Kim, 808.944.7435
Email: KimY@EastWestCenter.org

EWC Aloha Ceremony & Lunch Reception
August 13
(EWC Imin Conference Center,
9:15 a.m. -1:30 p.m.)        
The annual ceremony and reception is held to welcome the new and returning EWC student fellows. All EWC participants, staff, researchers, and friends of EWC are invited to attend.
EWC contact: Al Harjati, 808.944.7597
Email:   HarjatiA@EastWestCenter.org

Public Forum: “China Now: Insights on Security, Economy and the Environment”
Aug. 16
(EWC Gallery Lounge, 5:00-7:00 p.m.)    
A panel of experts featuring EWC Research Fellows Denny Roy, Chris McNally, and Kang Wu, and Visiting Fellow Joanna Lewis will discuss the latest developments in a broad range of China issues.
Co-sponsors: Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, Friends of the East-West Center, and the Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of Commerce
EWC Contact: Floren Elman-Singh, 808.944.7193
Email: ElmanF@EastWestCenter.org

Global Community of Women Leaders Reception
August 17
(EWC Gallery)        
Building upon the Changing Faces Women's Leadership seminar's "host mentor" program, the inaugural annual reception will feature a brief keynote address by HI Governor Linda Lingle and will provide an excellent networking opportunity. All current and past "host mentors" and select community leaders will join the current cohort of Changing Faces women at this event.  (Participation is by invitation only.)
EWC Contact: Liz Dorn, 808.944.7368

EWC/USAID China Seminar
August 17 - 18     

Theme: Managing Social and Institutional Change in China: Trends and Implications for the U.S.
This seminar examines domestic social and institutional change in China with the objective of providing policy-oriented assessments of how China's changing political economy is likely to impact U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific. (Participation is by invitation only.)
EWC Contact: Chris McNally, 808.944.7239
Email: McnallyC@EastWestCenter.org

2010 EWC/KDI Conference
August 19 - 20
(EWC)
Theme: Global Economic Crisis: Impacts, Transmission, and Recovery
The EWC-Korea Development Institute (KDI) conference will investigate the causes of the global economic crisis and the transmission processes involved from a global perspective and the perspectives of emerging economies. Experts will focus on features unique to this crisis, the roles of financial markets, the real side of the economy, the roles of macroeconomic policies, and the significance of structural fundamentals, which will assist with macroeconomic policymaking to cope with the post-crisis environment.
Coordinators: Andrew Mason, Sang-Hyop Lee
EWC contact: Penny Higa, 808.944.7131
Email: HigaP@EastWestCenter.org

2010 EWC/KEEI International Conference
August 19 - 20
(EWC Imin Conference Center)
Theme: Global Dynamics in the Green Energy Industry: A New Engine of Growth
This joint East-West Center/Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI) International conference will bring together senior officials and leading experts from China, Japan, South Korea, the U.S. and the EU to examine green energy policies of major economies relating to research and development, manufacturing capacity, enabling infrastructure, and market development in the six selected green energy technologies: solar photovoltaic, wind power, LED lighting, smart grid, nuclear, and CCS.
Conference Co-chairs: Yoon-Hyung Kim, Fereidun Fesharaki, ZhongXiang Zhang
EWC contact: Carolyn Eguchi, 808.944.7510
Email:   EguchiC@EastWestCenter.org

EWC Alumni Picnic
August 21
(Kapi‘olani Park, Honolulu,
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
This annual picnic is hosted by the EWCA Hawaii Chapter and the EWCPA.
Enjoy fellowship and games with current participants, alumni, and staff.  Potluck lunch provided.

International Workshop on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Urban Development Planning for Asian Coastal Cities
Aug. 23 – Sept. 1
(Bangkok, Thailand)
Funding by: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
In this workshop, urban planners, managers, policy makers, and researchers will focus on climate change risk and vulnerability assessment and its application to urban development planning and governance.
Co-organized with: Southeast Asia START Regional Center
Primary Contact: Anond Snidvongs, car2@start.or.th
EWC Contact: Roland Fuchs, FuchsR@EastWestCenter.org

Arts Program Public Lecture:
"Influences from Hawai'i"
August 29
(EWC Gallery, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
Mayumi Oda, former EWC Artist-in-Residence, and Hawai'i Island resident will present an illustrated talk related to the current East-West Treasures exhibition.
EWC Contact: Eric Chang, 808.944.7584
Email: ChangE@EastWestCenter.org

China - U.S. Journalists Exchange
September 11 - 25

Study Tour Destinations: (U.S. participants: Beijing, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Honolulu; China participants: Washington, D.C.; New York City; and Los Angeles, Honolulu)
Theme: China-US Relations: Impacts and Implications for the Global Economic Recovery
Co-sponsors: All-China Journalists Association, Better Hong Kong Foundation
This new program is designed to deepen public understanding of the two countries and their relationship. Six Chinese participants will visit U.S. cities, and their American counterparts will visit cities in China. The journalists will meet with government, business, and NGO leaders, academics, and other journalists. All participants will convene in Honolulu for a 2-day concluding program.
EWC contact: Marilyn Li, 808.944.7682
Email: JournalismFellowship@EastWestCenter.org

Arts Program Public Lecture by Meleanna Aluli Meyer
Sept. 12
(EWC Gallery, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.)
Former EWC Arts Program Intern Meleanna Aluli Meyer, a well known Hawaiian artist, curator, and arts educator, will present an illustrated talk about her past and current work.  This lecture is related to the East-West Treasures exhibition.
EWC Contact: Eric Chang, 808.944.7584
Email: ChangE@EastWestCenter.org

The Australian American Leadership Dialogue (AALD)
Sept. 12 - 14
(EWC Imin Center)
The AALD is a bipartisan annual private initiative between Australia and the U.S. that brings together senior politicians, entrepreneurs, journalists, and academics from both countries to focus on strategic parameters of the bilateral relationship. (Participation is by invitation only.)
EWC Contact: Jane Smith-Martin
Email: SmithJ@EastWestCenter.org

International Forum for Education (IFE) 2020 Education Leadership Institute
September 13 - 24
(Bangkok, Thailand)
Theme: The Role of Asia-Pacific Higher Education in the Emergent Knowledge Society
EWC coordinator: Terance Bigalke
EWC contact: Cherylene Hidano, 808.944.7765

Performances and outreach to schools: “HANDS Percussion Team from Malaysia”
Sept. 16 – 30
(Honolulu and neighbor islands)
Forty percent of Malaysia’s population is ethnically Chinese. This project represents the EWC’s first time showcasing this important segment of the population. This Kuala Lumpur-based ensemble uses Chinese percussion instruments and incorporates martial arts. Honolulu performances will also include the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble.
EWC Contact: Eric Chang, 808.944.7584
Email: ChangE@EastWestCenter.org

New Generation Seminar
Sept. 26 – Oct. 10
(Honolulu; Okinawa; Tokyo; and Seoul)
Theme: Asia Pacific Security and the U.S. Role
In this seminar, emerging leaders from the U.S. and Asia Pacific will explore the sensitivities surrounding the physical presence of U.S. troops, discuss the changing regional security needs and relationships, and will have a chance to see and better understand the realities of the tensions along the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
EWC contact: Ann Hartman, 808.944.7619
Email: HartmanA@EastWestCenter.org

Exhibition: “Kyrgyzstan: Nomadic Culture in the Modern World”
Oct. 17 - Jan. 16, 2011
(EWC Gallery)
This exhibition will feature the traditional arts of the nomadic Kyrgyz people, such as felt making, costumes, metalwork, leatherwork, and jewelry. Also included will be a small yurt and its decorations and accoutrements.
For more information contact: 808.944.7584, http://arts.EastWestCenter.org

East-West Center Gallery
(Burns Hall, 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu)
Gallery hours: Weekdays: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sundays: Noon-4:00 p.m.; Closed Saturdays and holidays

Fall Jefferson Fellowships
Oct. 24 – Nov. 14
(Sacramento & Palo Alto, CA; Beijing & Shenyang, China)        Theme:  The Road to Energy Security: Paved with Efficiencies, Renewable Technologies and Investment
Funding:   Freeman Foundation
Journalists from the U.S. and Asia Pacific will look at U.S. and China’s efforts in addressing energy security, including the challenges and opportunities involved in improving energy efficiency and in developing renewable technologies. The program will also examine the two countries’ efforts to facilitate joint research and development, and how each country promotes investment in fossil fuel sources and clean technologies.
EWC Contact: Ann Hartman, 808.944.7619
Email: Jefferson@EastWestCenter.org

Contact information and dates are subject to change.

East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawai‘i  96848-1601
Phone: 808-944-7111  Fax: 808-944-7376  Website: EastWestCenter.org   E-mail: ewcinfo@EastWestCenter.org

The East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress in 1960, the Center serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. The Center is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government, and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region.