Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Asia in this week's Washington

MANAGING TENSIONS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA. 6/5-6, 8:00am-12:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS, Southeast Asia Program. Speakers: Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Senior Advisor and Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for New American Security; Alexander Metelitsa, Economist, Energy Information Administration, US Department of Energy; Joseph Y. Yun, Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, US Department of State; Ernest Z. Bower, Senior Advisor and Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS; Dr. Wu Shicun, President, National Institute for South China Sea Studies; Dr. Tran Truong Thuy, Director, South China Sea Studies Program, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam; Dr. Renato C. De Castro, Professor, De La Salle University; Dr. Yann-Huei Song, Research Fellow, Institute of European American Studies; Murray Hiebert, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS; Gregory B. Poling, Research Associate, Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS; Dr. Zhang Xinjun, Associate Professor of Public International Law, Tsinghua University Law School; Henry S. Bensurto, Jr., Secretary General, Commission on Maritime and Ocean Affairs Secretariat, Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines; Dr. Peter Dutton, Professor and Director, China Maritime Studies Institute, US Naval War College; Dr. Nguyen Dang Thang, Vietnam Lawyer’s Association; Bonnie S. Glaser, Senior Adviser for Asia, Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS; Leonardo Bernard, Research Fellow, Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore; Christian Le Miere, Senior Research Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security, Defense and Military Analysis Program, International Institute for Strategic Studies.

CHINA AND THE MIDDLE EAST. 6/6, 9:00am-2:00pm. Sponsor: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Witnesses: Dawn Murphy, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton-Harvard China in the World Program; Yitzhak Shichor, Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Haifa; Erica Downs, Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings; Bryant Edwards, Partner, Latham and Watkins LLP (Hong Kong); Jon Alterman, Director, Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; Joel Wuthnow, Research Analyst, China Studies at CNA; Andrew Erickson, Associate Professor and founding member, U.S. Naval War College's China Maritime Studies Institute.

FOSTERING U.S.-KOREA-JAPAN PARTNERSHIP FOR THE FUTURE. 6/6, 3:00-8:00pm, reception. Sponsor: International Student Conferences (ISC). Speakers: Ambassador Thomas Hubbard, former US ambassador to South Korea; Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, former US ambassador to South Korea; Glen S. Fukushima, former head of Airbus Japan, and Tami Overby, US Chamber of Commerce, Asia Department; Representatives from U.S. Department of State, Japan and Korea Embassies.

LOOKING EAST: INDIA, THE UNITED STATES, AND THE EVOLVING SECURITY ARCHITECTURE IN EAST ASIA. 6/7, 9:30-11:00am. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Speakers: Hemant Krishan Singh, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi; Frederic Grare, Senior Associate, Director, CEIP South Asia Program. 

INDIAN DEMOCRACY’S MID-LIFE CRISES. 6/7, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for Global Development. Speakers: Ramachandra Guha, Historian, Author; Arvind Subramanian, Senior Fellow and Director, Understanding India Initiative, Center for Global Development. 

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