Sunday, May 31, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015 in Washington

BLURRING BORDERS: NATIONAL, SUBNATIONAL, AND REGIONAL ORDERS IN EAST ASIA. 6/1, 8:30am-3:30pm. Breakfast and Lunch. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Jacques deLisle, FPRI, University of Pennsylvania; Dru Gladney, Pacific Basic Institute, Pomona College; Christine Kim, Georgetown University; Mike Mochizuki, GWU; Richard Bush, Brookings; Gilbert Rozman, Princeton University, FPRI; Satu Limaye, EWC; Robert Sutter, GWU; Sheila Smith, CFR; and Moderators: Felix Chang, FPRI; Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Asia Program, Wilson Center; Robert Daly, Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Wilson Center.

DID THE FED'S QUANTITATIVE EASING MAKE INEQUALITY WORSE? 6/1, 9:30am-12:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings. Speaker: Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute; Matthias Doepke, Northwestern, Northwestern University; Veronika Selezneva, Northwestern University; Martin Beraja, University of Chicago; Erik Hurst, University of Chicago;Joe Vavra, University of Chicago; Andreas Fuster, New York Federal Reserve; Robert S. Kerr, Senior Fellow, Brookings; Donald Kohn, Hoover Institution; Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution; Susan Lund, McKinsey; Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics; Jean Boivin, BlackRock.

IRAN NEGOTIATIONS: UNANSWERED QUESTIONS AND A LOOMING DEADLINE. 6/1, 1:00pm. Sponsor: The Iran Task Force. Speakers: Former Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind; Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn; Former CIA Director Michael Hayden; John Hannah, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, Iran Task Force.

ASSESSING TOXICOLOGIC RISKS TO HUMAN SUBJECTS USED IN CONTROLLED EXPOSURE STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. 6/1, 1:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: The National Academy of Sciences. Speakers: Thomas Burke, EPA Science Advisor; Robert Kavlock, Deputy Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Research. 

DERWIN PEREIRA INDONESIA INITIATIVE. 6/1, 2:30-3:30pm. Sponsor: CSIS Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies. Speaker: Ridwan Kamil, Mayor of the Indonesian city of Bandung.

THE SECOND BAPTISM OF RUS’? THE RETURN OF RELIGION AND THE (SOVIET) ORIGINS OF RUSSIAN PATRIOTISM. 6/1, 3:30-4:40pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies. Speaker: Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock, Assistant Professor of History, Wesleyan University. 

THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION. 6/1, 4:00-5:30pm. Sponsors: Atlantic Council; International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Speaker: Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA; Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Bureau of Energy Resources, US Department of State; Mike Carr, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy; and Moderator: Richard L. Morningstar, Founding Director, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council.

PUTIN. WAR: THE MAKING OF THE NEMTSOV REPORT. 6/1, 5:30-7:00pm. Sponsors: The Center on Global Interests; Free Russia Foundation. Speaker: Ilya Yashin, Russian Activist.

TAKING STOCK: THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEURS OF THE UNITED NATIONS: THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF DEALING WITH TORTURE. 6/1, 5:30-8:00pm. Sponsor: The American Society of International Law (ASL). Speakers: Juan Mendez, Special Rapporteur on Torture for the UN; Manfred Nowak, Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights.

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