Monday, June 27, 2022

Monday Asia Events June 27, 2022

A CONVERSATION WITH FINLAND’S AMBASSADOR MIKKO HAUTALA. 6/27, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: Hudson. Speakers: Mikko Hautala, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to the United States; Peter Rough, Senior Fellow, Hudson. 

AN UNFLINCHING VOICE: USCIRF’S IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM. 6/27, 1:00-2:00pm (EDT), IN PERSON. Sponsor: U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USVIF). Speakers: Nury Turkel, Vice Chair, USCIRF; Sharon Kleinbaum, Commissioner, USCIRF; Stephen Schneck, Commissioner, USCIRF; Eric Ueland, Commissioner, USCIRF; Frank Wolf, Commissioner, USCIRF. 

ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AFTER UKRAINE. 6/27, 2:30-4:30pm (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Henry Farrell, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, Agora Institute Professor, International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University; Chris Miller, Visiting Fellow, Jeane Kirkpatrick, AEI; Abraham Newman, Director, Mortara Center for International Studies; Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and Department of Government, Georgetown University; Emily S. Weinstein, Research Fellow, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University. Moderators: Joshua P. Meltzer, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development; Neena Shenai, Nonresident Fellow, AEI. 

INQUIRY ON CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN N. KOREAN DETENTION CENTERS. 6/27, 9:30-11:00am (EST), ONLINE AND IN PERSON. Sponsor: The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Speakers Include: Navanethem Pillay, Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Former President, Rwanda Tribunal, Former Judge, International Criminal Court; Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, President, Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statue, ICC, Former President, ICC; Wolfgang Schomburg, Former Judge, Rwanda and Former Yugoslavia Tribunals; Greg Kehoe, Former Co-Chair, IBA War Crimes Committee, Partner, Greenberg Traurig; David Tolbert, Former Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Former Yugoslavia Tribunal, Former Executive Director, International Center for Transitional Justice. 

GEN Z: STEWARDS OF DEMOCRACY. 6/27, 5:00pm (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: National Archives Foundation. Speakers: Sydney Kirages, American Battlefield Trust; Raina Melvin, First Americans Museum; Nina Keiko Nakao, Japanese American National Museum. /

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Monday Asia Events, June 13, 2021

PREVIEWING A POTENTIAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESS. 6/13, 10:00-10:45am (EDT), ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: Bipartisan Policy Center. Speakers: Michele Nellenbach, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, BPC; Yuval Levin, Senior Fellow, Beth and Ravenel Curry Chair in Public Policy; Director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies; Editor in Chief, National Affairs

THE MARSHALL PLAN AT 75: LESSONS FOR UKRAINE? 6/13, 2:00-3:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Dereck J. Hogan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State; formerly Ambassador, Moldova; Wolfgang Petritsch, President, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation; Robin Quinville, Director, Global Europe Program; Jonathan D. Katz, Senior Fellow, Director, Democracy Initiatives, Atlantic Council; F. Joseph Dresen, Senior Program Associate; Ambassador Mark Green, President, Director, & CEO, Wilson Center.

EUROPE’S ECONOMIC CHALLENGE. 6/13, 2:00-3:30pm (EDT). ONLINE EVENT. Sponsor: AEI. Speakers: Carlo Cottarelli, Director, Osservatorio sui Conti Pubblici Italiani, L’Università Cattolica; Desmond Lachman, Senior Fellow, AEI; Paolo Mauro, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund; Nathan Sheets, Global Chief Economist, Citibank. Moderator: Steven B. Kamin, Senior Fellow, AEI. 

CHINA’S DIGITAL AMBITIONS: A GLOBAL STRATEGY TO SUPPLANT THE LIBERAL ORDER. 6/13, 4:00-5:00pm (EDT). ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsors: NBR; Washington State China Relations Fund. Speakers: Nigel Cory, Associate Director, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Doug Strub, Assistant Director, Center for Innovation, Trade, and Strategy, NBR; Alison Szalwinski, Vice President of Research, NBR. Moderator: Nor Coquillard, Executive Director, Washington State China Relations Council. 

LESSONS FROM THE EDGE: A CONVERSATION WITH AMBASSADOR MARIE L. YOVANOVITCH. 6/13, 6:00-8:00pm (EDT), IN-PERSON ONLY. Sponsor: National Committee on American Foreign Policy. Speakers: author, Marie L. Yovanovitch, Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine; Susan M. Elliott, President & CEO, National Committee on American Foreign Policy. PURCHASE BOOK:

HEAVY METAL: A BOOK TALK ON THE LABOR BEHIND AMERICA'S SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY. 6/13, 6:00-7:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Michael Fabey, reporter, Jane’s and U.S. editor, Jane’s Fighting Ships; author, Bryan Clark, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Defense Concepts and Technology, Hudson Institute.  PURCHASE BOOK:

HOW SOUTHEAST ASIANS ARE MAKING CHINA ADAPT TO LOCAL NEEDS. 6/13, 6:00-7:00pm (SGT), 6:00-7:00am (EDT), Live Online and In Person in Singapore. Sponsor: Carnegie. Speakers: Alvin Camba, assistant professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver; Evan A. Feigenbaum, vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Xue Gong, assistant professor in the China program at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Keng Khoon Ng, head of postgraduate studies in the School of Architecture and Built Environment at USCI University in Malaysia; MODERATOR: Simon Tay, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs and a tenured associate professor at the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law. 

Monday, June 6, 2022

Monday Asia Events June 6, 2022

Congress Returns

January 6th Committee begins hearings on June 9th

80th anniversaries of the Battle of Midway and Invasion of Kiska and Attu

78th anniversary of D-Day

ROK-U.S. STRATEGIC FORUM 2022. 6/6, 9:15am-3:00pm (EDT), ONLINE. Sponsors: CSIS; Korea Foundation. Speakers: John Hamre, President and CEO, Langone Chair in American Leadership, CSIS; Lee Geun, President, Korea Foundation; Wang Yunjong, Secretary, President for Economic Security; Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Victor Cha, Senior Vice President, CSIS; Ellen Kim, Deputy Director, Senior Fellow, CSIS; Ma Sangyoon, Professor of International Relations, Catholic University of Korea; Robert Rapson, U.S. Embassy Seoul; Yoon Youngkwan, Professor Emeritus, Seoul National University; Choi Eunbong, Professor, Ewha Womans University; Sohn Yul, Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University, President, East Asia Institute; Robert Atkinson, President, Information Technomlogy and Innovation Foundation; Choi Seokyoung, Senior Advisor, Lee & Ko; Clara Gillispie, Senior Advisor, National Bureau of Asian Research; Lee Hyoyoung, Professor, Korea National Diplomatic Academy; Modeartor: Mark Lippert, Senior Advisor, CSIS; Victor Cha, Senior Vice President and Korea Chair, CSIS. 

AMBASSADOR KATHERINE TAI ON THE INDO-PACIFIC ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK AND THE ADMINISTRATION’S TRADE AGENDA. 6/6, 9:30 -10:30am (EDT), IN PERSON and ZOOM. Sponsor: Washington International Trade Assn. Speaker: Ambassador Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative. s

TAIWAN’S PATH FORWARD: A CONVERSATION WITH KMT CHAIRMAN ERIC CHU. 6/6, 10:30-11:15am (EDT), ONLINE AND IN PERSON. Sponsor: Brookings. Speakers: Eric Chu, Chairman, Kuomintang; Ryan Hass, Senior Fellow, Michael H. Armacost Chair, Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings; Bonny Lin, Senior Fellow, Asian Security, Director, China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Suzanne Maloney, Vice President, Foreign Policy, Brookings. 

FIELDING A RESILIENT AERIAL REFUELING FORCE. 6/6, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Mark Gunzinger, Director, Future Concepts and Capability Assessments, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies; Todd Harrison, Senior Vice President, Head of Research, Meta Aerospace; John “JV” Venable, Senior Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense; Moderator: Timothy A. Walton, Senior Fellow, Center for Defense Concepts and Technology, Hudson Institute. 

THE FIGHT AGAINST ILLICIT FISHING — A CONVERSATION WITH ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE MONICA MEDINA. 6/6, Noon-1:00pm (EDT), LIVE WEBCAST. Sponsor: American Security Project. Speaker: The Honorable Monica P. Medina,  Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.

VIEWS FROM THE HILL: CONGRESSIONAL TRADE AGENDA 2022. 6/6, 5:30-7:30pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: Association of Women in International Trade. (WIIT). Speakers: Alexandra Whittaker, Ways & Means Committee, Chief Trade Counsel; Mayur Patel, Senate Finance Committee, Chief International Trade Counsel; Josh Snead, Ways & Means Committee, Chief Trade Counsel; Moderator: William (Bill) Reinsch, Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).