Saturday, March 28, 2015

Monday in Washington, March 30, 2015

Easter Week
Congress is in recess for two weeks

CENTRAL ASIA: WHAT'S NEXT? 3/30, 9:30am-5:00pm. Sponsor: Georgetown University's Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies. Speakers: Roger Kangas, Professor of Central Asian Studies, National Defense University; Richard Hoagland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs. 

THE USE OF FOREIGN LAW IN CONSTITUTIONAL ADJUDICATION: GLOBAL INFLUENCE, JUDICIAL DIPLOMACY AND LEGAL DIALOGUE IN THE COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. 3/30, 10:00am-5:00pm, Lunch, Reception. Sponsor: AU Washington College of Law. Speakers: Claudio Grossman, Dean of AU Washington College of Law; Barbara Romzek, Dean of American University School of Public Affairs; Robert Tsai, Professor at AU Washington College of Law; Mark Pollack, Professor and Jean Chair at Temple University; Alexandra Kemmerer, Senior Researcher at Max Planck Institute; Kathleen Gutman, Senior Affiliated Researcher at Leuven University; Takis Tridimas, Professor at Kings College/ Penn State Law School; Chris McCrudden, Professor at Belfast /Michigan Law School; Justice Siniša Rodin, Court of Justice of the European Union; Marley Weiss, Professor at Carey School of Law at the University of Maryland; Daniela Caruso, Professor at Boston University School of Law; Michelle Egan, Professor at AU School of International Service; Dimitry Kochenov, Professor at Groningen University; Fernanda Nicola, Professor at AU Washington College of Law; Bill Davies, Assistant Professor at AU School of Public Affairs; Peter Lindseth, Professor and Director of International Programs at University of Connecticut School of Law.

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IN MANCHURIA: A VILLAGE CALLED WASTELAND AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF RURAL CHINA. 3/30, 12:15-1:45pm. Sponsor: New American Foundation (NAF). Speakers: Author Mike Meyer; , Fellow, NAF.

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN COMBATING TERRORISM: REVIEW OF 2014 AND OUTLOOK FOR 2015. 3/30, 2:00pm. Sponsor: Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies. Speakers: Jim Gilmore, President and CEO, Free Congress Foundation; Bonnie Jenkins, State Department Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs; Alaa Abdalaziz, Political Counselor in the Embassy of Egypt; Wafa Bughaighis, Charge D'affaires, Embassy of Libya; Husain Haqqani, Director for South and Central Asia, Hudson Institute; Theodore Kattouf, President and CEO, AMIDEAST; Michael Swetnam, CEO and Chairman, Potomac Institute; Yonah Alexander, Senior Fellow, Potomac Institute; Alfred Grey, Senior Fellow and Chairman of the Board of Regents, Potomac Institute.

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THE MODI EFFECT: INSIDE NARENDRA MADI'S CAMPAIGN TO TRANSFORM INDIA. 3/30, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center's (WWC) Asia Program. Speakers: Author, Lance Price; Narayan Lakshman, US Correspondent, The Hindu. 

THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR MONETARY POLICY RULES. 3/30, 3:00-4:30pm, Refreshments. Sponsor: Cato Institute. Speakers: Christopher J. Waller, Senior Vice President and Director of Research of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; Bennett T. McCallum, H. J. Heinz Professor of Economics at Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University; Scott Sumner, Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center, Professor of Economics at Bentley University; Norbert J. Michel, Research Fellow in Financial Regulations at the Heritage Foundation; George Selgin, Director of the Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives at Cato Institute.

DEMOCRATIZATION IN ASIA AND THE INTELLECTUALS: LESSONS FROM THAILAND'S CRISIS. 3/30, 4:30-6:00pm, Reception. Sponsor: Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School, GWU. Speaker: Thongchai Winichakul, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

BRIEFING FROM UKRAINE'S FRONT LINES. 3/30, 4:30-6:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speaker: Wesley Clark, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander.

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