Sunday, September 7, 2014

Monday in Washington, September 8,2014

KOREA, TURKEY, AND EURASIAN CONTINENTALISM. 9/8, 9:00am-4:00pm. Sponsor: Reischauer Center, SAIS. Speakers: TBA.

DEATH, HEALTH, POVERTY AND TOBACCO TAXES. 9/8, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: Center for Global Development. Speakers: Prabhat Jha, Centre for Global Health Research, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto; Bill Savedoff, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development.

WOMEN AND FOREIGN WORKERS: NEW STAKEHOLDERS OF ABENOMICS? 9/8, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute. Speakers: Keiji Nakatsuji, Operating Advisor , USJI / Professor, Ritsumeikan University; Junya Tsutsui, Professor, Ritsumeikan University; Apichai W. Shipper, Adjunct Associate Professor, Asia Studies Program, School of Foreign Services, Georgetown University; Linda Hasunuma, Assistant Professor, Franklin and Marshall College.

AFTER THE SUMMIT: GENERAL PHILIP M. BREEDLOVE ON NATO'S PATH FORWARD. 9/15, 11:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council. Speaker: General Philip M. Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander, US European Command; Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council.

WHY KOREA WAS DIFFERENT: LESSONS LEARNED FROM FOREIGN AID DURING KOREA'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. 9/8, Noon-1:30pm. Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute of America. Speakers: Lee Kye Woo, Korea Development Institution School of Public Policy and Management.

CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND OTHER DANGEROUS IDEAS. 9/8, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: The National Archives. Speaker: Author Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School.

HOW MUCH IS THE INTERNET WORTH TO THE U.S. ECONOMY? 9/8, Noon-1:30 pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for the Economics of the Internet, Hudson Institute; Jeffrey Li, Research Assistant, Center for the Economics of the Internet, Hudson Institute. 

THE CHALLENGES OF JAPAN-US RELATION IN EAST ASIAN COMMUNITY: TOWARD NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA. 9/8, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute. Speakers: Toru Oga, Associate Professor, Kyushu University; Yoichiro Sato, Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.

US POLICY ON ASIA: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? 9/8, 5:00-6:30pm. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University and Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies. Speakers: Dr. Kurt Campbell, Chairman and CEO of The Asia Group, Chairman of CNAS and a Director for Standard Chartered Bank.

FRAGILE BY DESIGN: THE POLITICAL ORIGINS OF BANKING CRISES AND SCARCE CREDIT. 9/8, 5:00-6:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Cato. Speakers: author Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School; with comments by Andrew Olmem, Partner, Venable LLP; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute. Location: Cato, 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Contact:

LOOKING FORWARD: KAZAKHSTAN AND THE UNITED STATES . 9/8, 5:00-7:00pm. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI). Speakers: Fatima Kukeyeva, professor at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University; Askar Nursha, fellow at the Institute of World Economy and Politics; S. Enders Wimbush, principal at StrateVarious LLC; Svante Cornell, director of CACI; and S. Frederick Starr, chairman of CACI. 

THE TURBULENT MIDDLE EAST: A DIALOGUE WITH AMB. DENNIS ROSS AND FORMER DEPUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR ELLIOTT ABRAMS. 9/8, 7:00-10:00pm. Speakers: Ambassador Dennis Ross is Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University and is the William Davidson Distinguished Fellow, Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Elliott Abrams is an Adjunct for the Program for Jewish Civilization and is Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations; moderator Ambassador Robert Gallucci, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and former Dean of the SFS.

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