Sunday, April 3, 2022

Monday Asia Events April 4, 2022

UKRAINE WAR & GLOBAL ENERGY IMPACTS TO 2030 – HOW CLEAN ENERGY WILL OUTPACE FOSSIL FUELS. 4/4, 9:00-10:00am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Carbon Tracker. Speakers: Mark Fulton, Project Director, Inevitable Policy Response (IPR); Catharina Hillenbrand von der Neyen, Head of Research, Carbon Tracker; Bo Lidegaard, Co-founder & Partner Kaya Group; Sean Kidney , CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative; Moderator: Kavita Srinivasan, Senior Manager, Vivid Economics. 

THE IMPACT OF THE UKRAINE CRISIS ON JAPANESE FOREIGN POLICY. 4/4, 9:00-10:00am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Stimson Center and Canon Institute for Global Studies. Speakers: Zack Cooper, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute; Kuni Miyake, Research Director, Canon Institute for Global Studies; Céline Pajon, Research Fellow, Head, Japan Research, Center for Asian Studies, French Institute of International Relations. 

LOOKING NORTH: CONFERENCE ON SECURITY IN THE ARCTIC. 4/4, 9:00-11:30am (EDT), IN-PERSON, Washington DC. Sponsor: Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council. Speakers: Matthew Kroenig, Deputy Director, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; Torleiv Opland, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Norway to the United States; The Hon. Melissa Dalton, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs, US Department of Defense; Moderator: Ali Rogin, Foreign Affairs Producer, PBS NewsHour. 

SEISMIC SHIFTS IN KOREAN POLITICS: A CONVERSATION WITH REP. YOUNG KIM. 4/4, 10:00-10:40am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsors: Former Members of Congress, Korea Society. Speakers: Rep. Young Kim (R-CA), Co-Chair, Congressional Study Group on Korea; Moderator: The Hon. Peter Roskam (R-IL, 2007-2019). 

ORIENTING EUROPEAN SECURITY: THE EU STRATEGIC COMPASS AND EU-US DEFENSE COOPERATION. 4/4, 10:30-11:30am (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Amb. Charles Fries, Deputy Secretary-General for Common Security and Defense Policy and Crisis Response, European External Action Service; Molly Montgomery, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European & Eurasian Affairs, US Department of State; Moderator: Damir Marusic, Senior Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council. 

CONFRONTING TODAY’S REALITY OF TOTALITARIAN STATES, DETERRENTS, AND DEPENDENCY. 4/4, 11:00-11:45am (EDT), VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP, Former Leader, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament (Chingford and Woodford Green), UK; Nile Gardiner Ph.D., Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow, Director, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom. 

THE TECHNOPOLAR WORLD. 4/4, 12:30-2:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins, SAIS. Speaker: Ian Bremmer, President, Founder, Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, US. 

BIOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL, AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS: CAN THE WEST DETER RUSSIA FROM USING THEM? 4/4, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP). Speakers: The Honorable Andrew C. 'Andy' Weber, Senior Fellow, Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs; Mr. Ankit Panda, Stanton Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment, Editor-at-large, The Diplomat; Moderator: Ambassador (ret.) Susan M. Elliott, President, CEO, NCAFP. 

THE WIDER IMPLICATIONS OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE. 4/4, 1:00-2:15pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsors: Center for International Studies, Security Studies Program, MISTI MIT Russia Program. Speakers: Joel Brenner, Senior Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, MIT, former head of US counterintelligence, Director of National Intelligence; Taylor Fravel, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science, Director, Security Studies Program, MIT; Roger Petersen, Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science, MIT; Jim Walsh, Senior Research Associate, Security Studies Program, MIT; Moderators: Carol Saivetz, Senior Advisor, Security Studies Program, MIT; Elizabeth Wood, Professor of History, MIT, Co-director, MISTI MIT-Russia Program. 

WHY NATIONS RISE: NARRATIVES AND THE PATH TO GREAT POWER. 4/4, 4:30-6:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University. Speaker: Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Council on Foreign Affairs, University of Oxford, author of Why Nations Rise: Narratives and the Path to Great Power (2021) and Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China (2013). 

SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA: THE ENERGY AND FOOD DIMENSIONS. 4/4, 5:00pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego. Speakers: Jennifer Burney, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego; Stephan Haggard, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego; Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran, The Economist; David G. Victor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego; Moderator: Lisa Friedman, The New York Times. 

HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN A TIME OF UNPRECEDENTED NEEDS. 4/4, 5:30-6:30pm (EDT), IN-PERSON, New Haven, CT. Sponsors: Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement and Humanitarian Responses, MacMillan Center, Yale. Speaker: Richard Albright, former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM), U.S. Department of State. 

WORLDVIEWS AND PLANETARY POLITICS: GARDENS, JUNGLES AND OCEANS: THE 2022 GASTON SIGUR MEMORIAL LECTURE WITH PRASENJIT DUARA. 4/4, 5:00-6:30pm (EDT), IN PERSON, Washington, DC. Sponsor: George Washington University (GWU). Speaker: Prasenjit Duara, Oscar Tang Chair, East Asian Studies, Duke University; Moderator: Gregg Brazinsky, Professor, History, International Affairs, Director, Asian Studies Program, Acting Director, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Acting Co-Director, East Asia National Resource Center, GWU. 

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