Friday, March 24, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: March 26 - April 1

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC. This list includes events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for March 26 - April 1:

Japan Chair Forum: The Future of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Monday, March 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/japan-chair-forum-toru-hashimoto

China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Precedents and Comparisons
Monday, March 27, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Stimson Center
https://www.stimson.org/content/china-era-xi-jinping-precedents-and-comparisons

North Korea’s human rights abuses: The crimes of a belligerent state
Monday, March 27, 10:00 AM - 3:40 PM
American Enterprise Institute
https://www.aei.org/events/north-koreas-human-rights-abuses-the-crimes-of-a-belligerent-state/

Hot, Cold, or Just Right? China’s Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Japan and the United States
Tuesday, March 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/hot-cold-or-just-right-chinas-economic-outlook-and-its-impact-japan-and-the-united-states

Reflections on the Sunflower Movement
Wednesday, March 29, 12:00 PM
Global Taiwan Institute
http://globaltaiwan.org/2017/03/march-29-reflections-on-the-sunflower-movement/

Can a New U.S.-Pakistani Diplomacy Help in Afghanistan?
Wednesday, March 29, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/events/can-new-us-pakistani-diplomacy-help-afghanistan

Under the Simurgh’s Banner: The Mysterious Presence of the Mythical Bird in The Delivery of Presents for Prince Dara-Shikoh’s Wedding
Thursday, March 30, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_mar30_huezo.cfm

Teaching Chinese: Sign Language and Culture
Thursday, March 30, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Confucius Institute U.S. Center
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teaching-chinese-sign-language-and-culture-tickets-32636807570

China Reality Check: The Trump-Xi Mar-a-Lago Meeting: Expectations and Implications
Friday, March 31, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies
https://www.csis.org/events/china-reality-check-trump-xi-mar-lago-meeting-expectations-and-implications

China’s governance puzzle: Transparency and participation in a one-party state
Friday, March 31, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/chinas-governance-puzzle-transparency-and-participation-in-a-one-party-state/


Saturday, March 18, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: March 19 - March 25

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC. This list includes events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for March 19 - March 25:

Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and women’s empowerment: Areas for U.S.-Japan cooperation
Monday, March 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/sustainable-development-agenda-2030-and-womens-empowerment-areas-for-u-s-japan-cooperation/

The Pakistan-China-Russia Relationship: An Emerging Coalition?
Monday, March 20, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/the-pakistan-china-russia-relationship-emerging-coalition

Cyber Dragon: Inside China’s Information Warfare and Cyber Operations
Monday, March 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Heritage Foundation
http://www.heritage.org/asia/event/cyber-dragon-inside-chinas-information-warfare-and-cyber-operations

Beyond US-China Relations: Japan Embraces the Indo-Pacific
Tuesday, March 21, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/beyond-us-china-relations-japan-embraces-the-indo-pacific

The future of solar power in China, the United States, and the world
Tuesday, March 21, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/the-future-of-solar-power-in-china-the-united-states-and-the-world/

China in Conflict Zones: Cooperation or Competition?
Wednesday, March 22, 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/events/china-conflict-zones-cooperation-or-competition

U.S.-Asia relations in the new administration
Wednesday, March 22, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM and Thursday, March 23, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/u-s-asia-relations-in-the-new-administration/

Strengthening Atlantic-Pacific Partnerships
Thursday, March 23, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Atlantic Council
http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/events/upcoming-events/detail/crossstrait-series-strengthening-atlanticpacific-partnerships

Russia-China Relations: Recent Trajectory, Implications, and Outlook
Thursday, March 23, 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_mar23_chinarussia.cfm

Anti-Corruption Forever? Xi Jinping’s Signature Policy in a Fraught Political Year
Friday, March 24, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kissinger Institute - Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/anti-corruption-forever-xi-jinpings-signature-policy-fraught-political-year


Friday, March 10, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup:March 12 - March 18

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC. This list includes events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for March 12th - March 18th:

Cross-Strait relations at a juncture: Japanese and American perspectives
Monday, March 13, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/cross-strait-relations-at-a-juncture-japanese-and-american-perspectives/

India’s state election results
Monday, March 13, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/indias-state-election-results/

Coal Peak or Plateau? Digging into the Climate and Water Impacts of China’s Decarbonization
Monday, March 13, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/coal-peak-or-plateau-digging-the-climate-and-water-impacts-chinas-decarbonization

New Voices from Japan: Discussions on Disaster Recovery, Strengthening Global Health, and Anti-Globalization
Tuesday, March 14, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/new-voices-japan-discussions-disaster-recovery-strengthening-global-health-and-anti

Disaster Recovery and Regional Development: Lessons from Japan’s Experiences
Wednesday, March 15, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/disaster-recovery-and-regional-development-lessons-japans-experiences

Donald Trump’s Chinese economic challenge
Thursday, March 16, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
American Enterprise Institute 
https://www.aei.org/events/donald-trumps-chinese-economic-challenge/

China’s Once (and Future?) Hegemony in Asia
Thursday, March 16, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/chinas-once-and-future-hegemony-asia



Friday, March 3, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: March 5 - March 11

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC, including events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for March 5th - March 11th:

Hollywood Made in China
Monday, March 6, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Kissinger Institute - Wilson Center

Cross-Strait Series: The Rise of Intra-Asian Defense Cooperation
Tuesday, March 7, 12:00 PM
Atlantic Council

Views from a former president: Taiwan’s past, present and future
Tuesday, March 7, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Brookings

Book Discussion: Preventing North Korea's Nuclear Breakout
Tuesday, March 7, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilson Center

Sri Lanka: A Growing Hub in the Indo-Pacific
Wednesday, March 8, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Hudson Institute

Understanding the North Korean Regime: Research Perspectives from Japan and the United States
Wednesday, March 8, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Wilson Center

The geopolitical impact of China’s economic diplomacy
Wednesday, March 8, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookings

Purifying the Land of the Pure: A History of Pakistan's Religious Minorities
Hudson Institute
Thursday, March 9, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

The U.S.-Japan Bilateral Economic Relationship: Past, Present, and Future
Thursday, March 9, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Friday, February 24, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: February 26 - March 4

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC, including events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for February 26th - March 4th:

Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. Vision of "Peace Through Strength"
Monday, February 27, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/japan-south-korea-and-the-us-vision-peace-through-strength

Japan’s trade policy in an era of growing anti-globalism
Monday, February 27, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/japans-trade-policy-in-an-era-of-growing-anti-globalism/

What's the Connection? Cause- China, Africa, US Engagement
Monday, February 27. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Confucius Institute US Center
https://www.facebook.com/events/1805460663051113/

Womenomics: Progress Made and Challenges Remaining
Monday, February 27, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/womenomics-progress-made-and-challenges-remaining

Australian Defense Policy in the Trump Era - Ambitions and Uncertainties
Tuesday, February 28, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/australian-defense-policy-in-the-trump-era-ambitions-and-uncertainties

The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region
Tuesday, February 28, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Heritage Foundation
http://www.heritage.org/asia/event/the-end-the-asian-century-war-stagnation-and-the-risks-the-worlds-most-dynamic-region

The Dynamics of the “One-China Policy” and the Status Quo: Perspectives from Taiwan
Tuesday, February 28, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_feb28_onechinapolicy.cfm

Chinese Maritime Hybrid Warfare based on Sun Tzu
Wednesday, March 1, 3:30 - 4:30 PM
Center for New American Security
https://www.cnas.org/events/chinese-maritime-hybrid-warfare-based-on-sun-tzu

The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations
Wednesday, March 1, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Center for New American Security
https://www.cnas.org/events/the-future-of-u-s-taiwan-relations

Drawing Refugees and Citizens: Secular India in Graphic Narratives and Print Culture
Thursday, March 2, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_feb8_daiya.cfm

Inclusive Prosperity for Japan and the United States: Addressing Shared Economic Challenges
Thursday, March 2, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Center for American Progress
https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2017/02/22/426791/inclusive-prosperity-for-japan-and-the-united-states/

How Congress Can Help Further U.S.-India Defense Cooperation: A Conversation with Senator Dan Sullivan and Senator Mark Warner
Thursday, March 2, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/how-congress-can-help-further-us-india-defense-cooperation-conversation-senator-dan-sullivan

Afghanistan During the Transformation Decade: Implications for the New U.S. Administration
Friday, March 3, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/afghanistan-during-transformation-decade-implications-new-us-administration

Friday, February 17, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: February 19th - February 25th

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in Washington DC, including events that we host here at the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for February 19th - February 25th:

How to Think About Japan’s Twentieth Century History
Tuesday, February 21, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/how-think-about-japan-twentieth-century-history

A New Way Forward in Afghanistan: How the United States Should Modify its Strategy
Tuesday, February 21, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Center for a New American Security
https://www.cnas.org/events/a-new-way-forward-in-afghanistan-how-the-united-states-should-modify-its-strategy-in-afghanistan

Taming the Imperial Imagination: How the British Empire came to know Afghanistan, and Why it Matters
Tuesday, February 21, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_feb21_bayly.cfm

Taiwan and Latin American Relations: Achievements and Opportunities
Thursday, February 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_feb23_taiwanroundtable.cfm

East Asia’s Role in the New Global Economy: Economics, Politics, & US Investment
Thursday, February 23, 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
George Washington Center for International Business Education and Research
http://business.gwu.edu/events/business-forum-east-asia

How religion and nationalism fuel conflict in Southeast Asia
Friday, Feb 24, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/events/how-religion-and-nationalism-fuel-conflict-in-southeast-asia/

Tips on Taiwan: A Study Abroad Information Session and Networking Event
Friday, February 24, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Organization of Asian Studies
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tips-on-taiwan-a-study-abroad-information-session-and-networking-event-tickets-32160352480

Visiting Scholar Roundtable: Issues in US-Japan Relations
Friday, February 24, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sigur Center for Asian Studies
https://www2.gwu.edu/~sigur/news/events/events2017/2017_feb24_us-japan.cfm


Friday, February 10, 2017

Asia Events Weekly Roundup: February 12th - February 18th

Each week, Asia on E Street posts a list of free Asia-related think tank talks, panel discussions, and other such events scheduled for the upcoming week in the Washington DC area, including events hosted by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.

Our Asia Events Weekly Roundup for February 12th - February 18th:

Book Forum on "Modernizing China: Investing in Soft Infrastructure"
Tuesday, February 14, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/book-forum-modernizing-china-investing-soft-infrastructure

Reinvigorating U.S. Economic Strategy in the Asia Pacific
Tuesday, February 14, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
https://www.csis.org/events/reinvigorating-us-economic-strategy-asia-pacific

Purifying the Land of the Pure: A History of Pakistan’s Religious Minorities
Wednesday, February 15, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wilson Center
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/purifying-the-land-the-pure-history-pakistans-religious-minorities

U.S.-China Relations: The Stories so Far
Thursday, February 16, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilson Center - Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/us-china-relations-the-stories-so-far

Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century
Thursday, February 16, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/japans-security-renaissance-new-policies-and-politics-the-twenty-first-century

The Upstream Superpower: China’s Transboundary River Policies
Friday, February 17, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/events/the-upstream-superpower-china%E2%80%99s-transboundary-river-policies

The United States and Future Policy Options in the Taiwan Strait
Friday, February 17, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Organization of Asian Studies
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6tZUS1neowcAXudYsKKzh1x9lm6XtGtlWUI2lAstWX8d5dw/viewform