In The News – 2013
30 December 2013
Jonathan Chaves, Professor of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, was featured in a video interview by China File. In it, he discusses his book, Every Rock a Universe: The Yellow Mountains and Chinese Travel Writing. Watch the interview HERE.
18 December 2013
Mike M. Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, and Samuel Porter, a student at the Elliott School, have published an article, "Japan under Abe: toward Moderation or Nationalism?" for Washington Quarterly.
16 December 2013
Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Professor of Korean Language and Culture and International Affairs, was interviewed and quoted in an article on North Korea in The Telegraph.
1 December 2013
Comments made by Professor Edward A. McCord at a conference in Taipei regarding the significance of the 1943 Cairo Declaration were included in a recent article published by the Taiwanese Central News Agency (CNA). Read the full article HERE.
7 December 2013
Professor David Shambaugh's recent book China Goes Global: The Partial Power was selected by The Economist as one of its "Books of the Year" under the "Politics and Current Affairs" category. See the listing and read the commentary HERE.
2 December 2013
Professor David Shambaugh published an article on The National Interest entitled, "Breaking Down China's Reform Plan." Read the full article HERE.
21 November 2013
Professor Robert Sutter and co-author Timothy Adamson say "U.S. role as the preeminent power in the Asia-Pacific is not under threat," in The Hill's Congress Blog
14 November 2013
Professor David Shambaugh published an article on ChinaUSfocus.com entitled, "The Third Plenum: Initial Disappointment," which analyzes the results of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee in Beijing, China. Read the full article HERE.
8 November 2013
Sigur Center Chinese Tea Times were discussed in a recent article in China Daily entitled "Aiming for 100,000." Find out more about Sigur Center Language Tea Times HERE.
15 October 2013
Shaista Khilji, Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at GW recently published a book titled Globalization, Change and Learning in South Asia. The book focuses upon the impact of globalization on and the changing nature of emerging economies (focusing upon South Asia).
11 October 2013
In his newly published book, GW Professor Henry R. Nau delves deeply into a fourth foreign policy tradition that he calls "conservative internationalism." Read more HERE.
15 September 2013
Balaji Hebbar, Professorial Lecturer in Religion received an earned degree of the Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) from the University of South Africa. This was based on an eight-year research project resulting in a 800-page document on the HINDU EPICS (the Ramayana and the Mahabharata)
1 September 2013
A new policy report by the Sigur Center titled Balancing Acts: The US Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability is discussed in a Taipei Times article.
30 August 2013
Professor David Shambaugh discusses his new book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, at the USC U.S.-China Institute. View the video and synopsis HERE.
9 August 2013
Professor David Shambaugh talks about his new book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, in a recent ChinaDaily article.
31 July 2013
Professor David Shambaugh's new book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, was reviewed in an article in the Christian Science Monitor.
31 July 2013
Professor David Shambaugh's new book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, was featured in the August 2013 issue of Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
27 July 2013
Gregg Brazinsky, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs discussed the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice on C-Span. View the video interview HERE.
13 June 2013
Farideh Farhi and Saideh Lotfian, contributers to Worldviews of Aspiring Powers, co-wrote an article in Foreign Affairs entitled "Iranian Foreign Policy After the Election." The authors draw from their chapter in in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers which is co-edited by Rising Powers Initiative Director, Deepa Ollapally and Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Henry Nau.
6 June 2013
David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs was quoted extensively in a Washington Post op-ed entitled "China is not the world's other superpower," which discusses U.S.-China relations in the lead-up to the bilateral meeting between Presidents Obama and Xi.
30 April 2013
Elanah Uretsky, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Anthropology, and International Affairs contributed an op-ed to The National Interest, entitled "China's Unhealthy Elites".
15 April 2013
Veero Kolhi, a former bonded laborer and now a human rights campaigner in Pakistan, is running for a seat in the National Assembly in next month's parliamentary elections, Reuters reports. Veero is the founder of an organization called Saath Saharoo Society ("Help Together") which assists Pakistanis escape debt bondage. Veero spoke at the Sigur Center in 2009.
11 April 2013
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, co-wrote an article with Michael O'Hanlon in the Los Angeles Times entitled, "Getting Kim Jong Un's attention."
3 April 2013
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, Gregg Brazinsky, published an article in the Chicago Tribune entitled, "A few reasons why North Korea won't nuke us."
23 March 2013
In an interview with the Economist, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs David Shambaugh discussed his new book, China Goes Global.
18 March 2013
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, David Shambaugh, contributed an op-ed to the New York Times entitled "Falling Out of Love with China."
2 March 2013
The Taipei Times published a synopsis of the February 28 event, Carrying the torch: Student movements in consolidating democracies: The case of media freedom in Taiwan. The event featured Lin Fei-fan, president of the Graduate Student Association of National Taiwan University and was sponsored by the Organization of Asian Studies at GW. The full Taipei Times article can be found HERE.
25 February 2013
Celeste Arrington, Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was selected as a Korea Foundation-Mansfield Foundation scholar, among ten other individuals. During this two-year program, scholars will meet with policymakers, government officials and opinion leaders in Korea and the United States to discuss issues of importance to U.S.-Korea relations and will learn to engage effectively with the media, participate in the policymaking process, and expand their professional networks.
25 February 2013
Elizabeth Chacko, Associate Professor of Geography and International Affairs and Chair of the Department of Geography, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to spend the fall semester in Singapore. Dr. Chacko will be researching the integration of immigrants there. She will be associated with the National University in Singapore.
22 February 2013
In a video interview with PBS Newshour, Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, discusses recent tensions in China-Japan relations.
19 February 2013
In an interview with NPR, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs David Shambaugh discussed his new book, China Goes Global.
19 February 2013
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, published an article in The Japan Times, titled "Outsiders Key to Resolving Futenma: Analyst." Professor Mochizuki discussed the role of nongovernmental experts in solving issues regarding the Futenma air station in Okinawa.
4 February 2013
Young C. Kim, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs, published an op-ed in The Asahi Shimbum entitled "Consequences abound in N. Korea's obsession with nuclear weapons." In it, he discusses the possibilities of re-engagement with North Korea in the aftermath of its missile launch of Dec. 12, 2012.
23 January 2013
The Taipei Times published an article on a recent Sigur Center event, “Taiwan Roundtable: Reassesing Taiwan's Strategic Position.” The article is entitled “Defense suggestions outlined at GWU”
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