Sunday, August 18, 2013

This Week in Washington August 19-26, 2013

SHAPING AMERICA'S FUTURE MILITARY. 8/19, 9:30-10:30am. Sponsor: Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies. Speaker: Mark Gunzinger, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

TECHNO-ACTIVISM THIRD MONDAYS. 8/19, 6:00-8:00pm. Sponsor: New America Foundation. Speaker: Katherine Maher, Director of Strategy and Communications, Access Now.

LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT MOVIE NIGHT. 8/20, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development. Speakers: Zach Ingrasci, Executive Director, Co-Founder, Living on One; Chris Temple, Executive Director, Co-Founder, Living on One.

COMMEMORATING NINOY AQUINO DAY: A DANGEROUS LIFE SCREENING. 8/20, 5:00pm, Washington DC. Sponsor: Embassy of the Philippines.

CHINA'S WAR ON DRUGS. 8/21, 10:30am-12:00pm. Sponsor: East-West Center. Speaker: Xiaobo Su, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Oregon.

8/22, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Ely Ratner, Deputy Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security; Randall Schriver, President, Chief Executive Officer, Project 2049 Institute. 

MOTHERLAND LOST: THE EGYPTIAN AND COPTIC QUEST FOR MODERNITY. 8/22, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Samuel Tadros, Author, Lecturer, SAIS at Johns Hopkins; Robert Satloff, Executive Director, Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

EMERGENCE OF NEW DONORS IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL AID. 8/22, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies. Speaker: Shoko Yamada, Associate Professor of International Development and Educational Policy Studies, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University.

IN THE SHADOW OF VIOLENCE: BOOK LAUNCH. 8/22, 12:30-2:00pm. Sponsor: Info Shop, World Bank. Speakers: Nicholas Manning, Adviser, Public Sector Governance, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, World Bank; John Wallis, Book editor, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland; Steven Webb, Book Editor, Consultant, World Bank; Philip Keefer, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank.

DETERRENCE AND STRATEGIC STABILITY IN NORTHEAST ASIA. 8/26, 9:00-10:30am. Sponsor: Stimson. Speaker: Brad Roberts, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy.

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