Sunday, March 3, 2024

Monday Asia Events March 4, 2024

TWO YEARS AFTER THE RETURN OF WAR ON EUROPEAN SOIL: CHARTING THE PATH FOR EU DEFENSE WITH AMBASSADOR CHARLES FRIES, DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL FOR PEACE, SECURITY AND DEFENSE. 3/4, 10:00-11:00am (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: CSIS. Speaker: Ambassador Charles Fries, Deputy Secretary General for Peace, Security, and Defense, European External Action Service.

PAKISTAN’S 2024 ELECTIONS: YET ANOTHER RITUAL? 3/4, 10:00-11:30am (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: South Asian Studies, Yale University. Speakers: Dr. Ijaz Gilani, Author, The Ritual of Election in Pakistan; Dr. Niloufer Siddiqui, Assistant Professor, Albany-State University of New York (SUNY); Sushant Singh, Visiting Fellow & Lecturer, South Asian Studies Council, Yale University. 

THE CHANGING DYNAMICS OF TERRORISM AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIETY: LAUNCH OF THE GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX 2024. 3/4, 11:00am-Noon (EST), HYBRID. Sponsors: Alliance for Peacebuilding; Institute for Economics & Peace. Speakers: TBA.  

REACTOR COSTS AND DECARBONIZATION EFFORTS. 3/4, 1:00-2:00pm (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia. Speakers: Shannon Bragg-Sitton, Director, Integrated Energy and Storage Systems, Idaho National Laboratory; Jacopo Buongiorno, Director, Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Karl Hausker, Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute; Julie Kozeracki, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office.

INDIA ON THE RISE: HOW HIGH WILL IT GO? 3/4, 2:00pm (EST). VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Foreign Affairs. Speakers: Alyssa Ayres, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University and Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Laurence S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor, Distinguished Teaching, Princeton University; Ashley Tellis, Tata Chair for Strategic Affairs and a Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

IGP WOMEN'S INITIATIVE LAUNCH SUMMIT. 3/4, 3:00-6:45pm (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsor: Institute of Global Politics. Speakers: Stacey Abrams, Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics, Howard University; Former Georgia House Minority Leader; Voting Rights Activist; IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow; Gina Raimondo, 40th Secretary of Commerce; Sara Jacobs, US Representative from California; Laura Kavanagh, Fire Commissioner, New York City Fire Department; Claudia López, former Colombian Senator and Mayor of Bogotá; Alex Hertel-Fernandez, Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA; IGP Faculty Advisory Board member; Ai-jen Poo, President, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Executive Director of Caring Across Generations, and Trustee of the Ford Foundation; Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code and Moms First Adina Sterling, Katherine W. Phillips Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School; Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Cofounder and President of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow; Hon. Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director of UNICEF; Former USAID Administrator; IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow; David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee; 74th UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs; IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow (joining virtually); Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security; Former Ambassador-at-Large, Office of Global Women’s Issues, US Department of State; Camille François, Lecturer of International and Public Affairs, Columbia SIPA; IGP Affiliated Faculty; Nina Jankowicz, Former Executive Director, Disinformation Governance Board of the United States; Vice President, Centre for Information Resilience, Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Journalist; Cofounder, CEO, and President of Rappler; IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow; Rachel Vogelstein, Deputy Director and Special Assistant to the President, White House Gender Policy Council; Special Advisor on Gender, White House National Security Council; Sara Casey, Assistant Professor of Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Director, RAISE Initiative, Alexis McGill Johnson, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood Action Fund; Jennifer Klein, Assistant to the President and Director, White House Gender Policy Council. 

THE PROJECT-STATE AND ITS RIVALS: A NEW HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES. 3/4, 4:00pm (EST), VIRTUAL. Sponsors: American Historical Association; Wilson Center. Speakers: Charles S. Maier, Leverett Saltonstall Professor of History, Harvard University; Victoria de Grazia, Moore Collegiate Professor of History.

JAPAN’S STRATEGIC COOPERATION WITH NATO: CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN UKRAINE AND TAIWAN CRISES. 3/4, 4:30-6:00pm (EST), HYBRID. Sponsor: WEAI, Columbia University. Speaker: Tomonori Yoshizaki, Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) Former Vice President of National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), Ministry of Defense, Japan.

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