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Monday in Washington, January 11,2016

Coming of Age Day in Japan Holiday

JAPAN-SOUTH KOREA RELATIONS AND PROSPECTS FOR A U.S. ROLE IN HISTORICAL RECONCILIATION IN EAST ASIA. 1/11, 9:00am-Noon. Sponsor: Asia Program, Wilson Center. Speakers (Panel 1): Toyomi Asano, Former Wilson Center fellow, Professor of Political Science, Waseda University; Alexis Dudden, Professor of History, University of Connecticut; Sung-Yoon Lee, Professor in Korean Studies, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Park Yu-ha, Professor, Sejong University; Moderator: Robert Hathaway, former Asia Program director, Wilson Center. Speakers (Panel 2): Christine Kim, Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Georgetown University; Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; Naoyuki Umemori: Professor of Political Science, Waseda University; Moderator: Jordan Sand, Professor of Japanese History, Georgetown University.

MAKING PARIS HAPPEN: CARBON MARKETS, TAXES, AND OTHER POLICY SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE ACTION. 1/11, 11:30 - 1:00pm. Sponsor: Center for Global Development (CGD). Speakers: Vitor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund; Michele de Nevers, Senior Associate, Center for Global Development; Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board; Catrina Rorke, Director of Energy Policy and Senior Fellow, R Street Institute; Vikram Widge, Head, Climate and Carbon Finance, World Bank Climate Change Group; Host: Rajesh Mirchandani, Senior Director for Communications and Policy Outreach, Center for Global Development.

SPACE WEAPONS AND THE RISK OF NUCLEAR EXCHANGE. 1/11, Noon. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Mallory Stewart, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emerging Security Challenges and Defense Policy Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, U.S. Department of State; Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council; Nancy Gallagher, Senior Research Scholar, Interim Director, CISSM School of Public Policy, University of Maryland; Joan Freese, Professor of National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College; Gaurav Kampani, Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council.

NPC LUNCHEON WITH ADMIRAL JOHN RICHARDSON, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS, USN. 1/11, 12:30- 2:00pm. Sponsor: National Press Club. Speaker: Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, USN, Fee.

CURRENT MIDDLE EAST MELTDOWN: THE VIEW FROM ISRAEL. 1/11, 4:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speaker: Dore Gold, Director General, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

TRADING VIEWS: REAL DEBATES ON KEY ISSUES IN TPP. 1/11, 4:00-5:30pm, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs ranking member Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio; and House Ways and Means ranking member Sander Levin, D-Mich., hold a roundtable discussion on "Trading Views: Real Debates on Key Issues in Trans-Pacific Partnership," examining the automotive supply chain, with a particular focus on the auto rules of origin.

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