Sunday, February 13, 2022

Asia Policy Events, Monday, February 14, 2022

THE WILSON CHINA FELLOWSHIP CONFERENCE 2022. 9:00am-4:30pm (EST), ZOOM. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Agenda: The State of U.S.-China Relations and the Study of China; The U.S.-China Trade War, Multinationals, and China’s Economy; The Decline of Engagement and the Impacts of U.S.-China Competition; The Party's Interests, History, and Xi Jinping; China and Its Relations with Developing Countries and the Global South; Southeast Asia and China: A Complex Interaction; China’s Influence Overseas: Democracy, Norms, and Overseas Chinese Communities. 

RAISING THE ECONOMIC COSTS FOR RUSSIA’S CONTINUED AGGRESSION TOWARDS UKRAINE. 2/14, 9:00-10:00am (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Speakers: Edward Fishman, Adjunct Fellow, Energy, Economics, and Security Program, CNAS; Dr. Maria Shagina, Visiting Fellow, U.S. Center for Politics and Power, Finnish Institute of International Affairs; Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Royal United Services Institute; Moderators: Emily Kilcrease, Senior Fellow and Program Director, Energy, Economics, and Security Program, CNAS; Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Senior Fellow and Program Director, Transatlantic Security Program, CNAS. 

WHERE’S THE WATER: MEKONG DRY SEASON 2022. 9:00-10:00pm (EST), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Stimson Center. Speakers: Alan Basist, President, Eyes on Earth and Mekong Dam Monitor Co-Lead; Brian Eyler, Southeast Asia Program Director and Mekong Dam Monitor Co-Lead, Stimson Center; Courtney Weatherby, Southeast Asia Program Deputy Director, Stimson Center; Nguyen Huu Thien, Independent consultant based in Can Tho, Vietnam;  Moderator: Socheata Hean, Independent Journalist.

TAIWAN'S GLOBAL GRAVITY: THE PUSH AND PULL OF COERCIVE AND ANNIHILATIVE CROSS-STRAIT SCENARIOS. Noon-3:30pm (EST), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Project 2049 Institute. Speakers: Ambassador Bi-khim Hsiao, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office; Elaine Luria, Representative of the 2nd District of Virginia, U.S. House of Representatives; Mark Stokes, Executive Director, Project 2049 Institute; Ian Easton, Senior Director, Project 2049 Institute; Eric Lee, Associate Director of Programs, Project 2049 Institute; Michael Mazza, Nonresident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Gary J. Schmitt, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Shihoko Goto, Director of the Asia Program, Wilson Center (WWC); Honorable Randall G. Schriver; Chairman, The Project 2049 Institute. 

NORTH KOREA AND THE MIDDLE EAST: LESSONS LEARNED FOR US - NORTH KOREA RELATIONS. 1:00-2:00pm (EST), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: East-West Center in Washington (EWCW) and National Committee on North Korea (NCNK). Speakers: Dr. Satu P. Limaye, Vice President, East- West Center & Director, East-West Center in Washington; Ms. Suzanne DiMaggio, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Mr. Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief, The Jerusalem Post; Dr. Siegfried Hecker, Senior Fellow, Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Emeritus; and Mr. Keith Luse, Executive Director, National Committee on North Korea. 

DIGITAL CURRENCY IN CHINA AND THE ASIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE. 7:00pm EST, ONLINE. Sponsor: The Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center and UC San Diego’s 21st Century China Center (21CCC). Speakers: Josh Lipsky, Director, GeoEconomics Center, Atlantic Council; Mu Changchun (TBC), Director, Digital Currency Research Institute, People’s Bank of China; Susan Shirk, Chair of the 21st Century China Center, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy; Victor Shih, Associate Professor; Ho Miu Lam Chair in China and Pacific Relations, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy; Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEOCircle; He Yifan, CEORed Date Technology; Siddharth Tiwari; Chief Representative for Asia and the PacificBank of International Settlements. 

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