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June 27, 2012
"Dialogue on the Future of HIV/AIDS Community Based Organizations in China"

  • Panel 2: Andrew Miller, Country Director, PSI China AND Shirley Lin, Country Manager, Pact China

June 27-28, 2012
"The Korean Peninsula After the 2012 Presidential Elections in the U.S., South Korea, and Regional States"

  • Panel 1: Doug Bandow, Gordon G. Chang, Byungki Kim, Robert Sutter, Andrew Scobell, Yong Soon Yim
  • Panel 2: David Maxwell, Changhee Park, Michael O'Hanlon, Michael Green, Kuen-Ho Song, Nam Sng Huh
  • Luncheon Speech: Joonkook Hwang, Minister for Political Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Korea
  • Panel 3: Yun Young Cho, Hong Nack Kim, Nicholas Eberstadt, Marcus Noland, Larry Niksch, Young O. Yoon
  • Dinner Speech: Lt. Gen. Wallace Gregson
  • Panel 4: Yoon-Shik Park, Claude Barfield, Sung Gul Hong, Jin Whyu Mok, Richard Shin, Myung Soon Shin, Il Hwang Jung
  • Panel 5 (presenters): Sung Pyo Hong, Bruce Bechtol, Bruce Klingner
  • Panel 5 (discussants): Patrick Cronin, Dae Sung Song, Samman Chung

June 22, 2012
Direct from the Rio +20 Summit on Sustainable Development: Impressions of a Chinese Scholar Dr. Yu Hongyuan, Professor and Deputy Director of the Institute for Comparative Politics and Public Policy, Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS)

June 18, 2012
"Reflections on China and Taiwan: Deriving Critical Social, Political and Business Lessons" Dr. Doug Guthrie, Dean of the George Washington University School of Business



May 10, 2012
"2012 Annual Conference of the Chinese Military History Society"

April 30, 2012
"Taiwan and Asia Pacific Economic Integration: ECFA, TPP, and Beyond"

  • Panel I: William Liu, Rupert Hammond-Chambers, Matthew Goodman
  • Panel II: Joseph Chien-yen Chang, Claude Barfield, Derek Scissors

April 16, 2012
"Power, Identity, and Security in Asia: Views on Regional Cooperation and the U.S. Role"

April 6, 2012
"Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation," Joseph C. Y. Chang

April 5, 2012
"Modernization and Its Discontents: A Field Study of Foreign Direct Investment in the Forest of Laos," Karen Wenchao Mo

April 4, 2012
"China as Number One? Managing the End of Rapid Growth in Japan and China," Ezra Vogel

April 3, 2012
"Burma After the By-Elections: Taking Gender and Human Security into Account," Christina Fink, Tom Malinowski, Mark Taylor, Wenchi Yu, and Deepa Ollapally

March 28, 2012
"After the Earthquake and Tsunami: Japan's Nuclear, Economic, and Political Challenges -- One Year Later," Philippe Bardet, James Kilpatrick, and Llewelyn Hughes

March 21, 2012
"China, India, and Water Security in the Greater Himalayas," Katherine Morton

March 20, 2012
"Myanmar in Transition: New Dynamics between ASEAN and Yangon," Amitav Acharya, David Steinberg, and Christina Fink

March 9, 2012
"Remembering 3.11 Through the Eyes of Students from Japan"
Introductory Remarks and Japanese Student Panel
Faculty Panel

February 29, 2012
"China's International Energy Strategies: Global and Regional Implications," Philip Andrews-Speed

February 22, 2012
"Lessons From Taiwan's Elections," Emerson Niou, Suisheng Zhao, Michael Fonte

February 9, 2012
"Remembering Refugees: Stories from the 1947 Partition of India from Mumbai, and Beyond," Kavita Daiya

February 2, 2012
"Opportunities and Disappointments of the "Look North" Policy: Indian Strategies for Central Asia," Marlene Laruelle, Sebastien Peyrouse

January 23, 2012
"India as a Global Power: Contending Views from India,"
Mani Shankara Aiyar, Bharat Karnad, Lalit Mansingh, TN Ninan, Doug Bandow, Sadanand Dhume, George Perkovich, Dan Twining, Henry R. Nau, Nate Fick, Deepa Ollapally, Richard Fontaine

January 18, 2012
"Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam," James G. Hershberg

FALL 2011

November 8, 2011
"Chinese Views of China's Role in Global Governance," Yan Xuetong
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November 7, 2011
"Fifty Years of the Peace Corps in Asia: Voices from the Field," Rachel Hatch, Laura Ahearn, Luke Ventura, Robert Shepherd
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November 4-5, 2011
"19th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities, Staging Korea: Korean Theatre in Search of New Aesthetics,"
Ah-jeong Kim, Suk-Young Kim, Esther Kim Lee, Oh Tae Suk, Chan E. Park

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November 4, 2011
"Evolving Property Rights and Shifting Organizational Forms: Evidence from Joint Venture Buyouts following China's WTO Ascension," Fariha Kamal
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November 3, 2011
"The Ozawa Prosecution and Japanese Democracy: The 2009 Amendments to the Prosecution Review Commission Law and Turmoil in the Democratic Party of Japan," Carl Goodman
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November 2, 2011
"Views from the Frontlines: First-hand Accounts from Burma's Conflict Zones," Mahn Mahn, Thart Kler, Ryan Libre, Myra Dahgaypaw
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October 25, 2011
"This Prison Where I Live," Rex Bloomstein
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October 24, 2011
"The 1911 Revolution Remembered in 2011," Keith Schoppa, Edward McCord, Steven Phillips
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October 11, 2011
"Implications of Emerging Space Cooperation Dynamics in Asia," Dinesh Kumar Yadavendra
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September 29, 2011
"The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad," John R. Schmidt
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September 19, 2011
Keynote Speech (Japanese): "The Okinawa Question: Regional Security, the US-Japan Alliance, and Futenma," Hirokazu Nakaima
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September 15, 2011
"Declassification Review and its Challenges," Jane Cheng
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September 14, 2011
"Warriors After War: Conversations with Indian and Pakistani Military Brass," Tridivesh Singh Maini
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September 13, 2011
"The Birth of the First Republic in Asia & Ju Zheng and The Xinhai Revolution," Judy Lu and Mi Chu
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September 9, 2011
"Reconstruction and Beyond: The Great Japanese Earthquake and its Challenges," Atsushi Seike
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July 7, 2011
"Cross Straits Agreements: Legal, Political, and Strategic Implications," Su-Po Kao, Jacques DeLisle, Patrick Cronin, and Shawn McHale
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May 9, 2011
Taiwan and Evolving Cross Strait Relations
"Panel I: Defense and Security Aspects," Rob Sutter, Colin Kao, Nancy Tucker, and Bruce Dickson
"Panel II: Domestic Determinants," Scott Kastner, Shelley Rigger, Steven Phillips, and Edward McCord
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April 25, 2011
Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates
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"Introductory Remarks," Henry Nau
"China Panel," Evan Medeiros, David Shambaugh, David Lampton
"Japan Panel," Michael Schiffer, Richard Samuels, Narushige Michishita, Sheila A. Smith
"India Panel and Luncheon Keynote," Robert O. Blake Jr., Deepa Ollapally, Rajesh Rajagopalan, Daniel Markey; Keynote: Walter Russell Meade
"Russia Panel," Jim Hoagland, Andrew Kuchins, Thomas Graham
"Iran Panel," Barbara Slavin, Farideh Farhi, Gary Sick
"Implications Panel," Henry Nau, Deepa Ollapally, Thomas H. Pickering, David Sanger
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FALL 2010


April 27, 2010
"Identity Shifts in Asia: Implications for Regional Cooperation."
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April 13, 2010
"Reflections on Identity, Security and the U.S. Role in Asia: Public Launch of the Rising Powers Initiative," Peter Katzenstein.
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February 3, 2010
"International Engagement in Afghanistan: Kandahar as a Case Study of Civil-Military Engagement," Cory Anderson, Lucas Robinson.
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January 14, 2010
"Treason on 'Trial': Political Dissidents, the Vietnamese State, and the Blogosphere," Shawn McHale.
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January 13, 2010
"The Strange Rise of India," Edward Luce.
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FALL 2009

November 20, 2009
"G2 at GW: 2nd Annual Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations." (This link is to an index of video from the conference)
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November 16, 2009
"Rising India's Great Power Burden," C. Raja Mohan
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November 12, 2009
"Obama from a Southeast Asian Perspective," Amitav Acharya
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November 4, 2009
"Japan's New Government: Looking Under the Hood," Christopher Hughes, Richard Katz, Takashi Oka, Llewelyn Hughes
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September 30, 2009
"A Passage to America: The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream," Patrick Radden Keefe, Moises Naim
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September 28, 2009
"Emerging Powers in Asia: Are These Post-Colonial Empires?," Dibyesh Anand
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September 8, 2009
"The Changing World and China-U.S. Relations," Amb. Wu Jianmin
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May 14, 2009
13th Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture: "The United States and China: Still a 'Fragile Relationship'?" Harry Harding.
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April 23, 2009
"Globalization and Democracy: Lessons from India and Malaysia," Jomo K.S., Kaushik Basu, Bridget Welsh.
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April 8, 2009
"U.S.-South Asia Relations: A Perspective from the Region," Saleem Kidwai.
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March 4, 2009
"New Actors in Dhaka and Washington: Prospects for U.S.-Bangladeshi Relations," Ambassador M. Humayun Kabir.
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February 25, 2009
"New Coats on Old Tales: The Role of the Indian Epic in Modern Fiction," Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Manil Suri.
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February 18, 2009
"Caste and Affirmative Action: What Nepal Can Learn from India and Malaysia," Suvash Darnal.
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February 10, 2009
"The U.S. Role in a New Vision for Peace in Northeast Asia: Economic Ties and the "Fourth Wave" on the Korean Peninsula," Chung Dong-Young.
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FALL 2008

December 3, 2008
"Donors and Development: Understanding the Aid Crisis in Pakistan," Samia Altaf.
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November 19, 2008
"Dragon Lady: Reconsidering the Ambiguous Legacy of Madame Chiang Kai-shek in U.S.-China Relations," Laura Tyson Li.
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November 12, 2008
"Globalization and Migration in Asia: A View from Three Angles," A. Aneesh, Elizabeth Chacko, Weiping Wu, moderated by Marie Price.
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November 5, 2008
"Wealth into Power: The Communist Party's Embrace of China's Private Sector," Bruce Dickson and David Shambaugh.
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October 29, 2008
"International Relations of Asia," David Shambaugh and Michael Yahuda.
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October 29, 2008
"Crazy for Japan: Art and Political Agendas at the International Expositions in the Gilded Age," Hannah Sigur.
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October 22, 2008
"Taiwan as an International Economic Actor: Drivers, Partners and Prospects," Claude Barfield, Peter Chow, Rupert Hammond-Chambers, moderated by Bruce Dickson.
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October 9, 2008
"Conversations with a Maoist Revolutionary," Baburam Bhattarai.
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October 1, 2008
"Evaluating China's Persuasive Power: Cases from Southeast Asia," Evelyn Goh.
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September 18, 2008
"New Energy for the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal: Policy & Business Implications," Amb. Karl F. Inderfurth, Michael Krepon, Ted Jones, moderated by Deepa Ollapally.
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September 8, 2008
"Embedding Memory in Culture: Japan's Hiroshima & Korea's Kwangju," Mikyoung Kim.
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June 26, 2008
"The Winds of Change in Taiwan: An Early Assessment of the Ma Government's Policy Directions," Elizabeth Freund Larus, Steven Phillips, Robert Sutter, moderated by Harry Harding.
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June 24, 2008
"Fighting Corruption in India: An Insider Account of Government Responses," Madras Sivaraman.
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Audio files for the following events are no longer available online. If you are interested in obtaining any of them, please contact

May 6, 2008
"The Life and World of Philip Jaisohn (Sô Chae-p'il)"
Panel 1: "Philip Jaisohn and Chosôn Korea," with Christine Kim and Vipan Chandra.
Panel 2: "Philip Jaisohn and Korea, at home and abroad" with Kyung Moon Hwang, Kirk Larsen, and Wayne Patterson.
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April 29, 2008
"Tradition, Treaties, and Trade: Qing Imperialism and Choson Korea, 1850 - 1910," Kirk Larsen and Edward McCord.
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April 22, 2008
"China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation," David Shambaugh and Bruce Dickson.
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April 9, 2008
"Does China Have an Energy Diplomacy?: Reflections on China's Energy Security and its Impact on Foreign Policy," Linda Jakobson.
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April 8, 2008
The 12th Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture, "The Foreign Policy Implications of China's Political Fragility," Susan Shirk.
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March 26, 2008
"The Taiwan Presidential Election: Domestic, Regional and International Implications."
Panel 1: "Regional and International Perspectives," with Harry Harding and Robert Sutter.
Panel 2: "Domestic and Cross-Strait Implications," with Shelley Rigger and Hans Stockton.
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March 12, 2008
"Reflections on U.S.-India Relations," Ambassador Ronen Sen, Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth, Ashley Tellis.
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February 27, 2008
"Economic Reforms and Democracy in Nepal," Prem Khanal.
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February 19, 2008
"Elite Politics and Inflation in China: Past and Present," Victor Shih.
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February 14, 2008
"HIV/AIDS & the Challenges for India," Geeta Rao Gupta.
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February 6, 2008
"Fresh Impressions & Prospects for Afghanistan," Ahmad Nader Nadery.
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January 30, 2008
"Security, Identity and the Rise of China," William Callahan.
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FALL 2007

December 4, 2007
"Integrating Wealth and Power in China," Bruce Dickson.
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