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Agent Orange
August 30, 2016

Linda Yarr, Susan Hammond and Jaquelyn Chagnon talk about the continuing impact of the U.S. military’s widespread use of Agent Orange as a defoliant during the Vietnam War.

China's Future
April 8, 2016

Professor David Shambaugh discusses his recent publication entitled China's Future with Associate Dean of Research Hope Harrison.

February 10, 2016

Jonathan Stivers, USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia, explains how USAID’s model of development – one focused on creating partnerships with civil society, the private sector, universities, and others – is being leveraged to assist Asia in meeting its development challenges.

November 11, 2015

Robert Sutter, professor of practice of international affairs at GW discusses the ramifications the Ma-Xi meeting will have for cross-strait relations.

April 2, 2015

David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, GW
Introduction by Bruce J. Dickson, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

November 18, 2014

Deepa Ollapally, Research Professor of International Affairs, GW; David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, GW; and Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT

November 18, 2014

Farideh Farhi, Affiliate Graduate of Faculty, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Andrew Kuchins, Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS

April 24, 2014

Professor Mike Mochizuki appeared on PBS’s Newshour to discuss the trade issues tackled during Obama’s recent visit to Japan

March 5, 2014

Professor Sean Roberts speaks with The Diplomat about the implications of the knife attack in Kunming, China

December 30, 2013

Professor of Chinese, Jonathan Chaves, talks about his translation of Chinese poet, Wang Hongdu's (1646-1721/1722) classic poems on the Yellow Mountains.

November 08, 2013

GW hosted its sixth annual Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relationship — or the “G2 at GW” — in early November 2013. The conference, which has become one of IIEP’s signature events, brought together scholars and practitioners for a full-day discussion of China’s economy as well as its economic relationship with the United States.

Sept 02, 2013

In February 2013 Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) collaborated with Yangon based NGO, ALARM, to offer a week long pre-training program for 45 mid-level government officials from Burma's line ministries with portfolios most likely to be impacted by climate change.

Aug 30, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a talk by David Shambaugh on his new book China Goes Global

July 27, 2013

Associate Professor Gregg Brazinsky discussing the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice on C-Span

July 10, 2013

Professor Amitai Etzioni, Ambassador Stapleton Roy, and T.X. Hammes discuss the Pentagon's AirSeaBattle Concept, a new system that will intensify the strategic atmosphere in the Pacific.

June 18, 2013

Fred Hiatt, the editorial page editor from the Washington Post giving the keynote address at the Rising Powers Initiative conference, "Japan as a Global Power: Contending Views from Japan."Find videos for all the sessions by clicking on the image.

June 28, 2013

Soohyun Yang, a Sigur Center 2013 Japanese Language Fellow, shared some of the sights of Japan in her first video blog post

May 23, 2013

Professor Edward McCord, Director of the Sigur Center and 2013 recipient of the Harry Harding Teaching Prize, delivered the charge to students at the Elliott School's 2013 commencement ceremony.

May 23, 2013

Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and International Affairs, testified before Congress on the importance of the Humanities. [Scroll down to watch the video]

March 27, 2013

Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs, discusses the leadership transition in China and its implications for foreign and economic policy.

March 23, 2013

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In his new book, China Goes Global: The Partial Power, Professor David Shambaugh assessed China's activities all across the world and argued that China lacks influence in most international domains and is not the kind of challenge to global order and the United States that many argue it is.

March 18, 2013

GW's Rising Powers Initiative at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies and PONARS Eurasia at the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies host an international conference on: Russia as a Global Power. Five panel discussions unpack the various dynamics of Russia's geopolitics.

February 22, 2013
When Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President Obama, China's economy and geopolitical concerns were the main topics of discussion. To examine the flare-up between Japan and China, Margaret Warner talks to Mike Mochizuki, author of "The New Strategic Triangle: The U.S.-Japan Alliance and the Rise of China."

November 15, 2012
The Elliott School of International Affairs’ Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars invited notable scholars, policy makers and thought leaders to discuss China’s status as an emerging global power.

Professor Llewelyn Hughes discussing climate change in Asia with the Climate Reality Project
November 15, 2012
Dr. Llewelyn Hughes, Assistant Professor, George Washington University, discusses the impact of climate crisis on health, weather, and stability in Asia. Professor Hughes' remarks start at 21:15.

Asian Studies at the Elliott School: Devi Bengfort Keller, M.A. 2011
November 2, 2012
Recent graudate Devi Bengfort Keller discusses her experience as an Asian Studies student at the Elliott School of International affairs.

Asian Studies at the Elliott School: Michael Wain, M.A. 2012
November 2, 2012
Graduate Student Michael Wain discusses his experience as an Asian Studies student at the Elliott School of International affairs.

Asian Studies at the Elliott School: Kyle Churchman, B.A. 2013
November 2, 2012
Kyle Churchman, a current undergraduate student, discusses his experiences as an asian studies student at the Elliott School of International Affairs.

October 24, 2012
Deepa Ollapally, associate research professor of international affairs, discusses three key challenges facing the next U.S. president in relations with India.

Presidential Inbox 2013: U.S.-China Relations
September 17, 2012
Professor David Shambaugh, director of the China Policy Program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, discusses the challenges for the next administration in U.S.-China relations....

Monday, January 23, 2012
This day-long conference sponsored by The Elliott School of International Affairs’ Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Center for a New American Security explored India's role as an emerging global power.

In Conversation with Jon Huntsman
September 17, 2012

Jon Huntsman, Former U.S. Ambassador to China and Singapore

The Sigur Center and the Asia Society hosted a special event featuring Jon Huntsman, the former Governor of Utah, Republican Party presidential candidate and U.S. Ambassador to China. Professor David Shambaugh, director of the Elliott School China Policy Program, moderated the event. Governor Huntsman reflected on political, economic, and social trends in China; his service as Ambassador to China; and on what he learned about American views of China through his presidential campaign. Governor Huntsman also took questions from the audience.