Sunday, February 4, 2024

Monday Asia Events February 5, 2024

 A FIRESIDE CHAT WITH WORLD BANK PRESIDENT AJAY BANGA. 2/5, 9:00-10:00amsm (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: Center for Global Development. Speakers: Ajay Banga, President, World Bank Group; Masood Ahmed, President, Center for Global Development.

HOW TO DETER CHINA ECONOMICALLY WITH REPRESENTATIVE FRANK LUCAS. 2/5, 10:00-11:00am (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Frank Lucas, United States Representative, Third District of Oklahoma; Thomas J. Duesterberg, Senior Fellow.

EMERGING POLICY ISSUES FOR FOUNDATIONAL SEMICONDUCTORS. 2/5, 10:00–11:00am (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Dr. Chris Miller, Associate Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Dr. Andreas Schumacher, Executive Vice President, Infineon Technologies, AG.

ELECTIONS: FREE, FAIR, CONCLUSIVE? WHAT TO EXPECT WITH PAKISTAN'S ELECTION - AND THE DAY AFTER. 2/5, 10:30-11:45am (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Middle East Institute. Speakers: Madiha Afzal, Fellow of Foreign Policy, Brookings; Michael Kugelman, Director, South Asia Institute, Wilson Center; Syed Mohammad Ali, Non-Resident Scholar, Afghanistan and Pakistan Program, Middle East Institute; Tamanna Salikuddin, Director, South Asia Program, U.S. Institute of Peace.

AN AGENDA FOR REGAINING AMERICA’S MARITIME SECURITY AND COMPETITIVENESS. 2/5, 2:00-3:00pm (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: The Honorable Michael Waltz (R-FL), United States Representative and Colonel (Ret.) U.S. Army; Brent Sadler, Senior Research Fellow, Allison Center for National Security.

2024 CHARLES NEUHAUSER MEMORIAL LECTURE FEATURING AMBASSADOR ROBERT LIGHTHIZER — CHINA AND THE TRADE TRAP. 2/5, 4:30-6:00pm (EST), IN PERSON ONLY. Sponsor: Harvard University. Speaker: Amb. Robert Lighthizer, 18th United States Trade Representative (2017-2021).

BEYOND RESILIENCE: WHAT JAPAN CAN TEACH THE WORLD ABOUT DISASTER. 2/5, 5:00-6:30pm (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsors: East West Center; Japan Foundation; Abe Global; Social Science Council. Speakers: Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Northeastern University; Jordan Sand, Professor of Japanese History, Georgetown University; Anuradha Mukherji, Associate Professor of Community and Regional Planning, East Carolina University; Heejun Chang, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography, Portland State University; Mary Alice Haddad (chair), John E. Andrus Professor of Government, Director of the Office of the Faculty Career Development, Professor of East Asian and Environmental Studies, Wesleyan University.

MAGNITSKIED: THE GROWING USE OF HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS IN A DIVIDED WORLD. 2/5, 7:30pm (EST). HYBRID. Sponsor: Columbia University Human Rights Seminar. Speaker: Louis Charbonneau, UN Director Human Rights Watch.

SPACES OF DEMOCRATIZATION: ENVISIONING THE ALLIED OCCUPATION OF JAPAN. 2/5, 8:00pm (EST) 2/6, 10:00am (JST), VIRTUAL. Sponsors: Yokosuka Council on Asia Pacific Studies; Japan Foundation. Speaker: Professor Annika A. Culver, Ph.D., Professor of East Asian History, Florida State University (FSU), Scholar, US-Japan Network for the Future.

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