Events Archive

From Enemies to Partners

Book Launch: From Enemies to Partners

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

This event is co-sponsored by Sigur Center for Asian Studies

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Transparency and Accountability in International Development

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This event is co-sponsored by the Asian Development Bank

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Off-Ramps to War: Paths to Building Peace with North Korea

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

This event is co-sponsored by the Korea Peace Network.

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The Vietnamese Public's Perception and Awareness of Climate Change

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm


Politics of Peace and Conflict in Myanmar

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

A year after the election of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's party, how are social and political movements changing Myanmar - and what remains key to understanding its dynamics of peace and conflict?  Join

The New Myanmar

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

This event is part of the PISA-ASEAN Roundtable on Sustainable Development series and is made possible by the generous support of the Chino Cienega Foundation.


Political Developments in Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's Visit and the NLD Government at 6 Months

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

On her first official visit to the United States as State Counsellor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President Obama marked Myanmar's remarkable transition from being ruled by a repressive military regim

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New Approaches, New Policies: The way forward on the Korean Peninsula

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

As tensions continue to rise on the Korean Peninsula following recent rocket launches by North Korea, US-South Korean war games, deployment of the Thermal High Altitude Aerial Defense (THAAD) syste

Living with Consequences of Agent Orange / Dioxin Fifty Years Later: An Update on the Situation in Vietnam and Laos from the War Legacies Project

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Both Laos and Viet Nam are still facing post-war legacies from the herbicide spraying of Agent Orange / Dioxin, according to Susan Hammond and Jacquelyn Chagnon of the War Legacies Project.

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A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar Since 1945

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 12:30pm

Kenton Clymer is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of History at Northern Illinois University, where he is also an Associate of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies.

Dr. Linda Lewis

Inside North Korea Today: Working for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 2:30pm

Linda Lewis is the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Country Representative for China/DPRK.  Based in Dalian, China, she is responsible for AFSC's DPRK program, including its long-standing

His Excellency, Prof. Ta Ngoc Tan

Vietnam's Model of Development

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 10:30am

His Excellency Professor Ta Ngoc Tan is President of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration (HCMA), Vietnam's leading institution for the advanced education of gover

Dr. David Steinberg

Leadership Development for Myanmar's Future

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

David I. Steinberg is Visiting Scholar, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, and Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies Emeritus, Georgetown University.

Seen from space: smog over southern China and Vietnam

China, Southeast Asia and Environmental Sustainability: Observations from the Field

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 3:30pm

PISA was honored to welcome Jason Tower, the Northeast Asia Quaker International Affairs Representative at the American Friends Service Committee, for his presentation on "China, Southeast Asia and