In The News – 2014
16 December 2014
On November 6, 2014 the Sejong Institute in South Korea and affiliated faculty of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies held a roundtable discussion. Delegates from the Sejong Institute and Sigur Center discussed a range of issues, from U.S.-Japan-ROK trilateral relations in light of a rising China to Xi Jinping's leadership and its implications for Chinese foreign policy. Find a full report of the discussions HERE.
19 November 2014
GW sophomore and Sigur Center Staff Assistant Mark Schaefer, a 2013 winner of the Jiangsu Cup language competition, served on a panel at the 100 Thousand Strong Reunion conference sponsored by GW's Confucius Institute. In his remarks he shared his experiences in China as well as advise on learning and speaking Chinese. Read more HERE.
13 November 2014
Professor Jonathan Chaves received the Lucian Stryk Award for best translation of the year (2013) for his book, Every Rock a Universe. He accepted the award at the ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) conference in Milwaukee on November 13, 2014. Read more HERE.
30 October 2014
Amitai Etzioni, University Professor and Professor of International Affairs, published an article in The Diplomat entitled "The U.S. Should Not Fear Competing With China" regarding the formation of new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Read the full article HERE.
28 October 2014
Robert Sutter, Professor of Practice of International Affairs, published an opinion article with the East-West Center entitled "Asia's Importance, China's Expansion and U.S. Strategy: What Should be Done?" It discusses President Obama's upcoming visit to Asia and its implications for U.S.-China competition in the region. The full publication can be found HERE.
20 October 2014
Timothy Heath, a GW alumus who earned his MA in Asian Studies in 2005 will release a book later this year entitled China's New Governing Party Paradigm: Political Renewal and the Pursuit of National Rejuvenation. Timothy is Senior International and Defense Analyst at the RAND Corporation. Find out more HERE.
10 October 2014
Mike Mochizuki, professor of political science and international affairs, discussed the issue of WWII "comfort women" in and interview with Kyodo News International. Read the full interview HERE.
6 October 2014
Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs, discussed the protests in Hong Kong with GW Today. Read the full interview HERE.
2 October 2014
Edward McCord, professor of history and international affairs, gave an on-the-air radio interview about Confucius Institutes for 1320 WILS (Lansing, MI). Listen to the full interview HERE.
1 October 2014
Professor David Shambaugh published an paper with The Brookings Institution entitled, "China at the Crossroads: Ten Major Reform Challenges." Read the full paper HERE.
12 August 2014
Elliott School alumnus, Sok Ry Sum wrote an article in Radio Free Asia entitled "Justice Evades Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Trials." Read the full article HERE.
24 July 2014
Professor Edward McCord was quoted extensively in an article in Inside Higher Ed, entitled "Confucius Controversies." Read the full article HERE.
3 July 2014
Professor David Shambaugh was quoted extensively in an article in The New Zealand Herald entitled, "NZ 'naive' in China relationship." Read the full article HERE.
25 June 2014
Professor David Shambaugh published an article in The National Interest entitled, "The Illusion of Chinese Power." Read the full article HERE.
19 May 2014
Ed McCord, Sigur Center Director and Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, was awarded the prestigious George Washington Award. Read more HERE.
5 May 2014
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was interviewed by the Japan Times on Japan-Korea relations. Read the full article HERE.
24 April 2014
Timothy Adamson, Michael Brown, and Robert Sutter pen an op-ed for the South China Morning Post on rebooting the U.S. rebalance to Asia. The full article can be read HERE.
24 April 2014
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, discussed President Obama's recent visit to Japan on PBS NewsHour. Watch the video HERE.
24 April 2014
The New York Review of Books calls Professor David Shambaugh's China Goes Global a "wide-ranging, impressive work." Read the review HERE.
15 April 2014
Deepa Ollapally, Associate Director of the Sigur Center published an article entitled "The Problem Next Door," which discusses Pakistan's effects on Afghanistan's post-election prospects. The full article, published in the Indian Express can be read HERE.
9 April 2014
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the Elliott School co-authored an article with Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution entitled "How to Calm Asia's History Wars." The full article, published in the National Interest can be read HERE.
27 March 2014
Edward McCord, Sigur Center Director and Associate Professor of History and International Affairs published an article in The Diplomat entitled "Confucius Institutes: Hardly a Threat to Academic Freedoms." Read the full article HERE.
19 February 2014
Jonathan Chaves, Professor of Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, was interviewed by CSS Today for his recently published book, Every Rock a Universe: The Yellow Mountains and Chinese Travel Writing. Read the full article, in Chinese HERE.
25 January 2014
Deepa Ollapally, Associate Director of the Sigur Center and Research Professor of International Affairs published an article in The Asan Forum.org entitled "India's Evolving National Identity Contestation: What Reactions to the 'Pivot' Tell Us." Read the full article HERE.
17 January 2014
Amitai Etzioni, University Professor of International Affairs published an article in The Diplomat entitled "The Benefits of Being Clear on Taiwan." Read the full article HERE.
16 January 2014
Gregg Brazinsky, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs published a blog post on CNN's Global Public Square entitled "U.S. should speak truth to Japan." Read the full post HERE.
16 January 2014
Professor David Shambaugh's book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, was selected as one of "The Best Books of 2013 on Asia and the Pacific" by Foreign Affairs. Read the review HERE.
11 January 2014
Comments made by Linda Yarr, Director of Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA), on the impacts of climate change in Myanmar are featured in an Interpress Service article, "Natural Disasters Add to Myanmar's Troubles."
6 January 2014
Henry R. Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs had his new book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan, featured as the book of the day by Foreign Affairs. Read the brief review HERE.
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