Tag: East-West Center
Join the East-West Center on for a round table discussion with government, academic, military and NGO-based professionals from Myanmar.
EWC in DC: Philippines-U.S.-Japan Trilateral Defense Cooperation and their Converging Interests in the South China Sea
This seminar at the EWC in Washington, DC will identify security considerations and strategic objectives in the Philippines-US, Japan-US and Philippines-Japan security partnerships and alliances that are all converging in the South China Sea.
Join the EWC on Jul. 28 for a talk on the “Trade Policy Proposals of the Presidential Candidates” by Dr. Marcus Noland, Non-Resident Senior Fellow-East-West Center, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies-Peterson Institute for International Economics.
Join the East-West Center on June 23 for a Brown Bag Seminar by Arnisson Andre C. Ortega. This presentation argues that peri-urban regions must be conceptually reloaded as transgressive spaces illustrating contestations in urban transformations and as restless zones produced through mobilities and circuits of labor, goods, culture and raw materials. Drawing from the case of Manila, I show the multiple ways its peri-urban fringe is embedded in an interconnected web of inter-scalar relations that not only connect it with the urban core but also with other regions of the Philippines and overseas.
Join the East-West Center in Washington, DC on June 21 for a special briefing on the recently released report Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia and the Dynamics of U.S.-China-Southeast Asia Relations. The study, released on June 20, is the culmination of a two-year MacArthur Foundation supported grant.
Join the EWC on June 21 for this public seminar by visiting scholar Dr. Lam Dinh Tran which will trace Vietnam’s economic transformation over the past 30 years. Dr. Tran is currently the director of the Center for Vietnamese and Southeast Asian Studies, Vietnam National University of Social Sciences and Humanities. He received his Ph.D. from Innsbruck University, Austria in 1998.
Join the East-West Center on Friday, May 20 for a public lecture by Peace Corps director, Carrie Hessler-Radelet. Coming from a four-generation Peace Corps family, Hessler-Radelet began her career in international development as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Western Samoa (1981–83).
Join the EWC in Washington on May 4 for a panel presentation on US-SE Asian economic relations with: Alexander Feldman (US-ASEAN Business Council); Ziad Haider (US Dept. of State); and Barbara Weisel (Office of the US Trade Representative).
Through the display of puppets, costumes, instruments, video and photographs, this exhibition offers insight into these complex theatre forms and explores the social issues currently facing traditional Malaysian arts.
Nezia Azmi of the UHM College of Education will give a talk on “The Malaysian Negotiation: In Defense of Cultural Schizophrenia” that will highlight current conversations on what it means to be Malaysian using the lens of heritage performing arts.