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Upcoming Events

12/11/19: Preview of Taiwan Elections 2020: Anticipating a Democracy in Action

  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM City View Room, 7th Floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052   The Sigur Center for Asian Studies cordially invites you to a conference with policy analyst...

12/9/2019: “The United States and Asia: Regional Dynamics and 21st Century Relations” (2nd ed.) Book Launch with Professor Robert Sutter

Monday, December 9, 2019 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM Lindner Commons, 602  Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Elliott School Book Launch Series, National Bureau of Asian Research, and Sigur Center for Asian Studies...

Past Events

11/13/2019: Settling Authority: Sichuanese Farmers in Early 20th Century Eastern Tibet

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:45pm – 2:00pm Suite 503, Chung-wen Shih Conference Room Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the...

11/8/2019: 12th Annual Conference on China’s Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relations

Friday, November 8, 2019 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Lindner Commons – Suite 602 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Institute for International Economic Policy is pleased to invite you to the 12th annual Conference on...

11/4/2019: “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide” Book Talk

Monday, November 4, 2019 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503W Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies cordially invites you to a book talk with author Dr....

11/2/2019: The 27th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities

Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:30 AM – 4:45 PM Harry Harding Auditorium, Room 213 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Korean popular culture is arguably one of South Korea’s most impactful exports, reaching a worldwide...

10/31/2019: Geo-Strategic Impacts of the Belt and Road Initiative with Fulbright Scholar Aqab Malik

Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies cordially invites you to a discussion...

10/17/2019: Fake News Legislations and the Impact on Freedom of Expression in Southeast Asia

Thursday, October 17, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Dr. James Gomez, Chair of the Board of Directors, will visit Washington D.C. and New York to introduce his organization and...

10/24/2019: “Cocktail Party” Film Screening and Director’s Talk

  Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:45 PM  B12 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Join us for a free movie screening of “Cocktail Party” and a discussion with the film’s director,...

10/29/19: Cross-Strait Relations under Stress: Chinese Pressure and Implications for Taiwan

  Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Lindner Commons, Room 602 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052   Panel I Recording 1 Panel I Recording 3 Panel II Recording 1 Panel II Recording 3 Panel I...

10/25/2019: Contemporary Japanese Culture: Social and Political Trends

Friday, October 25th, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP You are cordially invited by the East Asia National Resource Center and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies to attend a...

10/11/2019: Sino-Japanese Relations, 600-2019: Learning and Changing Places

Friday, October 11th, 2019 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Room B16 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The East Asia National Resource Center and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies welcome you to join us for the book launch...

9/27/2019 Film Screening, “Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort Women Issue”

Friday, September 27, 2019 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Room 602, Lindner Family Commons Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Synopsis The “comfort women” issue is perhaps Japan’s most contentious present-day diplomatic...

9/20/2019: Taiwan Spotlight

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9/26/2019: Nuclear North Korea and Four Future Scenarios: A Japanese Perspective

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference. Room – Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP What should we expect for the future of the Korean peninsula? There are at least four...

10/08/2019: Asymmetrical Neighbors: Borderland State-Building between China and Southeast Asia

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 12:30 PM-1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference. Room – Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Event Description:Is the process of state building a unilateral, national venture, or is it...

10/02/2019: Asian International Politics in the 21st Century

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs  1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the post-Cold War era, the...

9/30/2019: Recognizing Reality: National Security Priorities and India-Pakistan Tensions

Monday, September 30, 2019 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lindner Commons, Room 602 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP About the Speakers: Dr. Tara Kartha has served in the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) for the...

9/27/2019: Sigur Summer Language Fellows’ Roundtable

Friday, September 27, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Chung-win Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies welcome you to a discussion by our 6 Summer Language...

9/18/2019: Internal Displacement & Conflict: Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspectives with author Sudha Rajput

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Grounded in multidisciplinary and multi-pronged research, Dr. Rajput presents the results of an important scholarly work...

9/10/2019: Sigur Summer Research Fellows’ Roundtable

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM Chung-win Shih Conference Room, Suite 503, Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies welcome you to a discussion by our 3 Summer Research...

7/10/19: Critical Pedagogy in International Relations: The Missing Leg from the Global South

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies would like to cordially invite you...

6/12/19: TRA@40: Taiwan-U.S. Cooperation in Women’s Economic Empowerment

Wednesday, June 12th, 201912:00 PM – 2:30 PM State Room, 7th FloorElliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, East Asia National Resource Center, and the Gender Equality...

5/30/19: National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ 16th Foreign Policy Colloquium: Reception and Keynote Address with Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering

Thursday, May 30th, 20196:30 PM – 9:30 PM Jack Morton AuditoriumSchool of Media and Public Affairs805 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20052 RSVP Here We are honored and pleased that Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering will be the keynote speaker at this year’s U.S....

5/9/19: “Still fighting, seventy years later: The strange afterlife of World War Two in Russia and Japan”

Thursday, May 9th, 20192:00 PM – 4:00 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference RoomElliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here Why is World War Two so present in the politics and diplomacy of Japan and Russia?...

5/15/19: India’s Indo-Pacific Vision and Ties with Japan

Wednesday, May 15th, 201910:00 AM – 11:30 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference RoomElliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here The Sigur Center would like to invite you to attend a conversation led by...

05/06/2019 “North Korea and Myanmar: Divergent Paths”

Monday, May 6th, 20192:00 PM – 4:00 PM Room 505Elliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: This event is open to the public and media. Light Refreshments will be served. The stories...

4/25/19: The 24th Annual Gaston Sigur Memorial Lecture | Water and the Making of Modern India

Check out the recordings of the event below! Memorial Lecture Part I Memorial Lecture Part II Memorial Lecture Part III Thursday, April 25, 20195:00 PM – 7:00 PM State Room, 7th floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington,...

4/16/19: Emerging Environmental Issues in South Asia

  Tuesday, April 16, 201911:00 AM – 1:30 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: Out of respect for our excellent panelists, and in order to facilitate a more open...

4/15/19: A Conversation with T.V. Paul

    Monday, April 15, 20195:00 PM – 7:00 PM Room 113 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: This event is open to the public and off the record. Join the Security Policy...

4/23/2019: Shared Values in U.S.-Taiwan Relations: Strengthening Democracy Through Open Governance

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 3 Tuesday, April 23, 201912:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lindner Commons, 6th floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: The Sigur Center for Asian...

11/21/2019: The Social Organization of the Unspoken: “Informal Organizations in Tajik/Afghan Badakhshan”

Thursday, November 21, 201912:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lindner Commons, Room 602Elliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: The Sigur Center for Asian Studies would like to invite you to...

4/19/19: Creating a Life- Composing a Career: A Talk With Dr. Jennifer Hong of USDE

Friday, April 19, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Room 505 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Book: Love is all that is certain… As a fifteen-year-old coming of age during the Japanese...

4/8/2019: Japan’s defense buildup in 1980s: Back to the Balance of Power Politics?

Audio Recording 1 Audio Recording 2 Audio Recording 3 Audio Recording 4 Part of the East Asia NRC’s Current Issues in East Asia Series. Monday, April 8, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 Elliott School of International...

4/12/19 Study War No More? Commemorating WWII in Singapore & The Learning and Teaching of War Memory

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 3 Friday, April 12, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PMElliott School of International Affairs Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here The Sigur Center cordially...

4/1/19 Korea in Crossfire: Economics and Geopolitics of South Korea

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 1 Monday, April 1, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:30 PMElliott School of International Affairs Room 505 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here The Sigur Center, the GW Institute for Korean Studies and the...

3/27/19 The Development of Sino-Japanese Relationship After the Xi-Abe Meeting in 2018

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here The Sigur Center and the Organization of Asian Studies cordially invite you to a panel discussion...

4/2/19: Surviving the Right: The challenges facing Muslims in contemporary India

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:30 PM — 1:45 PM Chung-Wen Shih Conference Room The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Muslims comprise the largest religious minority in India. Despite...

4/10/19 The Bureaucratization of Islam in Christian Philippines: The Everyday Politics of ‘Halal’ at the National Commission on Muslim Filipino

Wednesday April 10, 201912:30 PM – 1:45 PMChung-Wen Shih Conference Room Suite 503 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here With this case study in the bureaucratization of Islam in the...

3/19/19 India and US: Shared Prosperity, Challenges, and Opportunities

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:30 AM – 12:00 PMCity View Room, 7th Floor The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here FICCI, in partnership with George Washington University’s Institute for International...

3/21/19 Crisis in Kashmir: Escalation, Opportunity or Business as Usual?

Audio Part 1 Audio Part 2 Audio Part 3 Thursday, March 21, 201912:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 503, Chung-Wen Shih Conference Room The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here A month into the military...

3/20/19 Japan-South Korea Relations in Crisis: Prospects for Reconciliation and Security Cooperation in East Asia

Audio Part 1 Audio Part 2 Audio Part 3 Audio Part 4 Wednesday, March 20, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Lindner Family Commons, 6th Floor The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Japan and South...

3/25/2019: The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics: China, the United States and Geostructural Realism

Audio Recording 1 Audio Recording 2 Audio Recording 3 Monday, March 25, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PMRoom 505 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here About the Event: Will the future of great power...

2/28/2019: Okinawa Cultural Day 2019

Thursday, February 28, 20199:35 AM – 12:25 PMDistrict House, B1 Dance Studio 2121 H Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here The Okinawa Kai of Washington DC, the Japanese Language and Literature Program at GW, the Okinawa Collection at the...

3/5/2019: Lessons Learned & Unlearned: Media Coverage of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

Audio Clip 1 Audio Clip 2 Audio Clip 3 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here About the Event: It has been...

3/1/2019: Speech Language Pathology in the US and China

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 3 Friday, March 1, 20193:00 PM – 5:00 PM Rome Hall 459 801 22nd Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here About the Event: Speech Language Pathology is a profession that has grown in both scope, and...

3/28/2019: What’s Up With Student Activism in India and the US Now?

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 3 Audio File 4 Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Lindner Family Commons, 6th Floor The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Light refreshments...

3/5/19: Current Events in Pakistan

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Room B12The Elliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Light refreshments will be served. This event is on the record and open to...

2/26/19: Improving China-Japan Relations: Implications for Economic and Strategic Multilateralism in Asia

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Room 505The Elliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Light refreshments will be served. This event is on the record and open to the media. About the...

2/27/19: The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement

Audio Clip 1 Audio Clip 2 Audio Clip 3 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Elliott School of International AffairsChung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 5031957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here About the Event: In January...

2/12/19 The Celebration of the Lunar New Year 2019!

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Elliott School of International Affairs 6th Floor, Lindner Family Commons Room1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP Here Please join the Organization of Asian Studies on the celebration of the...

2/13/19 Ethics and Leadership: A Discussion with Ambassador Rich Verma

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here The Sigur Center and the Elliott School’s Leadership, Ethics, and Practice Initiative...

3/18/2019 Book Launch: Last Days of the Mighty Mekong

Audio File 1 Audio File 2 Audio File 3  Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Light refreshments will be provided and...

2/15/19 Last Boat Out of Shanghai Book Launch

Friday, February 15, 2019 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052   RSVP Here Join Asian American Author and Activist, Helen Zia as she presents her new...

2/1/19: Making Time: Time Measurement and Temporal Concepts in Tokugawa Japan

Friday, February 1, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Rome Hall 459 801 22nd Street, NWWashington District Of Columbia 20052   Audio Part 1 Audio Part 2 Audio Q&A Co-hosted by the GW Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and the Sigur Center for Asian...

2/7/19 The Strategic Asia Program Presents: China’s Expanding Strategic Ambitions

Introductory Remarks and Panel 1 (Starts at 45 minutes) Panel 2 (Starts at 12 Minutes) Keynote and Closing Remarks (Starts at 23.5 Minutes) Thursday, February 7, 2019 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM Elliott School of International Affairs City View Room, 7th Floor 1957 E...

1/31/2019: GW Lunar New Year

Thursday, January 31, 2019 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Charles E. Smith Center – Colonials Club600 22nd Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20052    Register to Attend Here Register to Perform Here You are cordially invited to celebrate the Year of the Pig...

1/23/2019: Asia In The Middle East

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Lindner Family Commons Room 602Elliott School of International Affairs1957 E Street NWWashington, DC 20052      RSVP Here Satoshi Ikeuchi is a professor of Religion and Global Security at the Research Center for...

1/28/2019: Race and the Epistemologies of Otherness

Part 1: Presentation Part 2: Q & A Monday, January 28, 2019 5:30 PM – 6:40 PM National Churchill Library & CenterGelman Library, 1st Floor2130 H Street NWWashington, DC 20052      RSVP Here About the Event: A light dinner reception will be from 5:30 PM...

12/12/18 Sigur Center Taiwan Conference Series | Taiwan-US Relations: Enhancing the Terms of Engagement in Media, Business and Trade

Panel I Video Introduction and Jessica Drun's Remarks Maggie Farley's Remarks Q&A Session Panel II Video Riley Walters' Remarks Rupert Hammond-Chambers' Remarks Q&A Session Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM Lindner...

12/2/2018: LA Indonesian Film Festival (LAIFF): Sultan Agung Movie Screening

Sunday, December 2, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Harry Harding Auditorium The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 All attendees must purchase tickets. All proceeds from ticket sales will go toward Permias DC. Purchase tickets...

11/11/2018: Film Screening: The Tale of Samurai Cooking – A True Love Story

Sunday, November 11, 2018 3:00pm – 5:10pm Amphitheater, Marvin Center 800 21st Street NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies  and GW’s Japanese Program cordially invite you to a film screening of The Tale of Samurai Cooking...

11/16/18 The US-China Trade Dispute: Through the Lens of Asia’s Economy

Friday, November 16, 2018 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Room 505, 5th floor The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! After  rounds of tariff imposed at each other, the US-China trade dispute deserves a closer look at how...

11/9/18, 11/10/18 The 26th Annual Hahn Moo-Sook Colloquium in the Korean Humanities: Emotion, Culture, and Subjectivity in Korea

Friday, November 9, 2018 8:20 AM – 5:00 PM City View Room, 7th floor The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 AND Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 The Elliott School of...

11/11/2018: National College Level Japanese Language Presentation Contest: Communication in the Global Age in Japanese

Sunday, November 11, 2018 9:00am – 3:00pm 800 21st St NW, Washington DC 20052 Marvin Center 3F Amphitheater Email info@jlivetalk.com to RSVP This event is public and open to the media. About the Event: The George Washington University will host the fourth annual...

11/8/2018 North Korea after the 2018 Panmunjeom, Singapore and Pyongyang Summits: New and Unchanged

Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lindner Commons, Room 602 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) and the Sigur Center for Asian...

11/12/2018 Mongolia’s Position Between Two Global Powers, Russia and China

The live stream audio recordings for this event can now be found below: Watch Our Livestream! Audio 1 Audio 2 Audio 3 Audio 4 Monday, November 12, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 505 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052...

11/1/18 Possibilities for Peace in the Long Postwar: Evolving Directions for WWII Memory in China, Singapore, and Japan

Thursday, November 1, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies  invite you to a discussion with Ms. Julia Lau...

11/7/18 US Post-war Settlement with Japan: The Korean Perspective

Join Our Livestream! Wednesday, November 7, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 505 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies  and the GW Institute for Korean Studies invite you to a...

11/27/18 The Tondu Question: Understanding Taiwanese Preferences on Determining National Future

The Tondu Question Part 1 The Tondu Question Part 2 The Tondu Question Part 3 The Tondu Question Powerpoint Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room – Suite 503 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street,...

11/29/18 Book Launch: Mughal Occidentalism

Mughal Occidentalism Audio (1) Mughal Occidentalism Audio (2) Mughal Occidentalism Audio (3) Thursday, November 29, 2018 5:00 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room Suite 503 | 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, and the...

11/19/18 Film Screening & Discussion: Lesbian Factory and Rainbow Popcorn

Monday, November 19, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:40 PM Lindner Family Commons Suite 602 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The American University School of Communications Departments of Literature, of Anthropology, and...

11/14/18 Xi Jinping’s Foreign Policy Vision—Powerful Image versus Restricted Reality

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Lindner Family Commons Suite 602 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies, and the Elliott School Book Launch Series cordially...

10/26/18: 11th Annual Conference on US-China Economic Relations and China’s Economic Development

Friday, October 26, 2018 8:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Commons, 6th Floor Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP We are delighted to invite you to the 11th annual conference on China’s Economic Development and...

10/25/2018: Sigur Center Summer Language Fellow Roundtable

Thursday, October 25, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room Suite 503 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052   The Sigur Center for Asian Studies would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion with the...

10/11/18: The Past in Asia’s Present: Rethinking Inner and East Asian International Relations

Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! About the Event: The Research Initiative on Multination States and the Sigur Center...

10/10/18: Tibet’s Economy in a Time of Trade War Babble: Locating the Economics of Tibet in Chinese Development Strategies and US-China Trade Relations

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Lindner Family Commons Suite 602 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 Yangbajing geothermal power station in Tibet. Original image found here. Tibet Audio (1) Tibet Audio (2)...

10/25/18 Film Screening & Discussion: Mother, Daughter, Sister

  Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Lindner Family Commons Suite 602 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Elliott School Gender Equality Initiative, Sigur Center for Asian Studies,...

10/17/18: Book Launch: Mr. X and the Pacific: George F. Kennan and American Policy in East Asia

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Room 505 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP HERE! The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the Elliott School Book Launch Series cordially invite you to a book launch...

10/3/18: Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the GW Department of Anthropology cordially invite you to a book launch discussion with Professor Bernard Adeney-Risakotta about his latest publication, “Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam.”...

10/2/2018: Sigur Center Summer Research Fellow Roundtable

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion with the Sigur Center summer research fellows to talk about their research experiences in Asia! Tuesday, October 2, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Chung-wen Shih Conference Room Suite 503...

10/4/18: U.S. Politics and Government: The View From Asia

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Lindner Family Commons – Room 602 (6th Floor) The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 RSVP The Sigur Center for Asian Studies will host a panel of news journalists based in...

9/24/18: GTI Taiwan Cinema Night: “Kano”

The Global Taiwan Institute, the Organization of Asian Studies, and the Sigur Center for Asian Studies at George Washington University are pleased to present the film “Kano” in GTI’s ongoing series of social and cultural programs in Washington, DC....

9/26/18: Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila (1945)

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and Asia Policy Point cordially invite to a book launch discussion with author James M. Scott (Target Tokyo; The War Below; and The Attack on the Liberty) to talk about his most recent publication, Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and...

9/20/18: Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration 中秋节庆祝活动

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the GW Confucius Institute will hold the 2018 Mid-Autumn Festival in the GW Confucius Institute townhouse. Guests will get a chance to taste the traditional holiday food, the famous mooncakes, and network with others who are interested...

9/18/18: Asian Development Bank’s Role in Asia and the Pacific Region: Past Lessons and Future Challenges

The Sigur Center for Asian Studies and the GW Institute for International Economic Policy cordially invite to a special discussion with Mr. Xianbin Yao, Special Senior Advisor to the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).   Tuesday, September 18, 2018...

9/24: The Indo-Pacific and Regional Trends: Towards Connectivity or Conflict?

Monday, September 24, 2018 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Room 505 The Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 This event is co-sponsored with the Rising Powers Initiative Indo Pacific Audio (1) Indo-Pacific Audio (2) Indo-Pacific Audio (3)...
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