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2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award Panel Discussion with Maria Ressa

June 26, 2019

RSVP Now2019 Shorenstein Journalism Award Recipient Maria Ressa to Headline Award Panel DiscussionMaria Ressa, winner of the 2019 Shorenstein Award, is an internationally-esteemed journalist and...

The South China Sea: What is to be Done?

February 6, 2017

Brunei, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam have made ambiguous, intransigent, and overlapping claims of “sovereignty” and “rights” in the SouthChina Sea.

The Possible Approaches for Defusing Tensions in the South China Sea: A Taiwanese Perspective

September 8, 2015

In this talk, Wellington Shih will provide a historical and legal overview of the Republic of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

U.S.-China Relations and the 'Re-balance' to Asia

June 3, 2014

The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia is about much more than China’s rise and changing role in the region, but US-China relations are an integral part of the new policy and the way it is...

China Drives into the Future: Automotive Upgrading in East Asia Today

May 22, 2014

China’s giant automobile market continues to grow robustly, but its once thriving domestic producers have lost ground recently to global auto giants such as Volkswagen and GM.

What Is Beijing Thinking? Geography, History, and the South China Sea

April 24, 2014

This event has moved to the Philippines Conference Room Professor Paine will explore China’s outlook on the territorial disputes in the South China Sea within the larger settings of Chinese...

U.S. Alliances in a Changing Asia

March 7, 2014

With rising tensions over history and territory among Asian nations, China's rise as a regional power, and a so called rebalancing of the American role and presence our two most important alliances...

Historical Injustice and Territorial Disputes in East Asia

March 5, 2014

There are four serious island disputes in East Asia: from north to south, the Southern Kurile dispute (Russia vs. Japan), the Liancourt dispute (two Koreas vs.

Dealing with North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions – A New Approach Needed?

February 21, 2014

This is a keynote speech open to the public during the Sixth Annual Koret Conference on "Engaging North Korea: Projects, Challenges, and Prospects." The North Korean nuclear threat has now been...

A Career In and Around US Foreign Policy — Reflections and Observations

February 4, 2014

Ambassador Bosworth looks back on a career spanning five decades and foreign service assignments in Panama, Madrid, Paris, Tunis, Manila, Seoul and Washington.  Drawing on his involvement in issues...

Do National Human Rights Institutions Work?

November 14, 2013

Abstract:  Do human rights institutions work?

The Impact of Migration on the Sending Country: Evidence from the Philippines

May 9, 2013

More than 215 million people—approximately 3% of the world’s population—now live outside their country of birth (United Nations, 2009).

Why the Records of WWII War Crimes Trials Matter to Us: The Allied War Crimes Prosecution in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1945-1951

April 18, 2013

In the wake of the V-J Day on August 14, 1945, eleven nations that had been at war with Japan established the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in the capital city, Tokyo, in order...

Drawing Lines in the Water: A Multimedia Presentation and Prognosis on the South China Sea

February 20, 2013

Gregory Poling will begin with a multimedia presentation highlighting the most important aspects of the South China Sea disputes, including the competing legal claims, recent clashes, and the oil,...

China's Maritime Periphery: Heading Toward Conflict

February 15, 2013

In recent years, China has had several confrontations with Vietnam, the Philippines and most recently Japan, over maritime sovereignty issues in the South and East China Seas.

The Egyptian Revolution, Two Years Later: A Civil Society Perspective

February 11, 2013

This event is presented by CDDRL and the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy Esraa Abdel Fattah is Vice-Chairman at the Egyptian Democratic Academy.

Extremism and Double Standards: "Terrorists," "Rebels," and the State in Indonesia

December 5, 2012

How do jihadists and militant Papuan pro-independence groups in Indonesia analyze each other's behavior? How do government policies toward the two groups differ?

The Conflict in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: A Conversation with Steve Hege

December 4, 2012

The Program on Human Rights at CDDRL, the Center for African Studies and Student Anti-Genocide Coalition STAND are honored to host Steve Hege for this special seminar.

Gender Imbalance in China: A Cautionary Tale of Land Reform, Income, and Sex Ratios

November 27, 2012

Venue Changed to the Philippines Conference Room   This paper examines the effect of income growth induced by 1978–84 land reform on the sex ratio imbalance in China.

Making Love for a Visa

November 9, 2012

The talk , based on a recent paper, will describe and examine the social understanding of selling sex for a visa among migrant Filipina hostesses in Tokyo.

The US-Japan Internet Economy Dialogue: Talking about the Future not the Past

October 19, 2012

The U.S.-Japan relationship is not much in the headlines these days—and when it is the stories seem to focus on issues, such as Okinawa and beef, that have bedeviled ties seemingly for decades.

Climbing the Summits: ASEAN, America, and the Future of Asia

October 1, 2012

Five Southeast Asian ambassadors discuss ASEAN, Asia, and America’s role

The Chinese Naval Role in the Pacific and the American Response

May 30, 2012

***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** Maritime issues are increasingly at the heart of security issues between the United States and China.

The 2012 U.S. Presidential Election and U.S. Foreign Policy

May 29, 2012

As the U.S. presidential election campaign moves into full bore, what role will foreign policy play in the national debate and the presidential election?

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Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Joseph Felter Lecturer
Kim Babiarz Research Scholar, CHP/PCOR
Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design
Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
Rustin Crandall Administrative Associate