Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Asia in Washington this Week

FILM SCREENING: AI WEIWEI: THE FAKE CASE. 7/8, 7:30pm. Sponsor: Freedom House. Speaker: Dr. Daniel Calingaert, executive vice president at Freedom House.

PARK-XI: THE POST SUMMIT ASSESSMENT. 7/9, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsors: Korea Chair; and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS and Christopher Johnson, Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. 

ASIA IN WASHINGTON. 7/9, Noon-2:00pm.. Sponsor: Japan Commerce Association of Washington DC (JCAW). Speaker: Kent E. Calder, author, Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS, Johns Hopkins.

BUILDING A NEW MODEL OF MAJOR COUNTRY RELATIONS. 7/10, 4:00pm-5:30pm. Sponsor: Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Zha Peixin, Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, and Former Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Li Fenglin, Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, and Former Chinese Ambassador to Russia; Zhu Yinghuan, Foreign Policy Advisory Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, China Daily Newspaper Group, and Vice Chairman of All-China Translators’ Association; and Christopher Johnson, Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS. Location: 1st Floor Conference Room, CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Contact:

GENERATION PRAGUE 2014: INNOVATION IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY. 7/10, 8:45am-4:30pm. Sponsor: Department of State. Speakers: Rose Gottemoeller, Undersecretary of State; Chris Murphy, Senator; Andrew Weber, Assistant Defense Secretary; Tom Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State; and Laura Holgate, Senior Director, National Security Council; Frank Klotz, Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration; and Doug Frantz, Assistant Secretary of State.

RECENT TRENDS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AND U.S. POLICY. 7/10-7/11. Sponsor: Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS. Speakers: Ernest Z. Bower, CSIS; Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chairman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Murray Hiebert, CSIS; Patrick M. Cronin, Center for New American Security; Tran Truong Thuy, Foundation for East Sea Studies, Vietnam; Alan Dupont, University of New South Wales, Australia; Christopher Johnson, CSIS; Ernest Z. Bower, CSIS; Phillip C. Saunders, U.S. National Defense University; Carlyle A. Thayer, University of New South Wales, Australia; Christian Le Mière, IISS, UK; Shahriman Lockman, ISIS, Malaysia; Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard; Jonathan G. Odom, Office of the Secretary of Defense; Vu Hai Dang, Vietnam Lawyers Association; Bing Bing Jia, Tsinghua University, China; Henry Bensurto, Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines; Christopher Johnson, CSIS; Michael J. Green, CSIS; Andrew Shapiro, Beacon Global Strategies; Wallace C. Gregson, Center for National Interest; Robert Suettinger, Stimson Center; Michael Fuchs, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Strategy and Multilateral Affairs, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Paul Reichler, Attorney, Legal Adviser on Philippines Tribunal Case; Bonnie S. Glaser, CSIS; Chu Shulong, Tsinghua University; Yoji Koda, Harvard University; Charmaine Misalucha, De La Salle University; Arif Havas Oegroseno, Ambassador of Indonesia to the EU; James Manicom, CIGI, Canada; Jerome Cohen, New York University; Alice Ba, University of Delaware; and Euan Graham, Rajaratnam School of International Studies. Location: CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW. Contact:

ROOM FOR MANEUVER: SOCIAL SECTOR POLICY REFORM IN THE PHILIPPINES. 7/10, 2:00-3:00pm. Sponsors: Asia Foundation and Embassy of Australia. Speakers: Jaime Faustino, Director of Economic Programs, Asia Foundation, Manila; and Gerald Hyman, Senior Adviser and President, Hills Program on Governance, CSIS.

JAPAN'S NEW SECURITY AND DEFENSE POLICY: AN ENDURING PARTNERSHIP IN THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE. 7/11, 4:30-5:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS, Toyota Japan Chair. Speaker: His Excellency Itsunori Onodera, Minister of Defense of Japan; Moderated by: Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Toyota Japan Chair, CSIS. 

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