Saturday, December 12, 2015

Monday in Washington, December 14, 2015

12/13 - 1937. Beginning of the Rape of Nanking
12/14 - 1944. Palawan Massacre
12/22 - 1941. Fall of Wake Island
12/23 - Japanese Emperor Akihito's birthday
12/25 - 1941. Japanese capture Hong Kong

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FIGHTING KLEPTOCRACY. 12/14, 11:45am-1:30pm. Sponsor: Hudson Institute. Speakers: Ben Judah, Creative Consultant, From Russia with Cash, and Author of Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin; Natalie Sedletska, Investigative Journalist and Host, Schemes: Corruption in Detail; Roman Borisovich, Supervisory Board Member, Anti-Corruption Foundation; Moderator: Karen Dawisha, Professor and Director, Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, Miami University; Advisory Council Member, Kleptocracy Initiative, Hudson Institute.

NORTH KOREA: MARKETS AND MILITARY RULE. 12/14, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: Wilson Center. Speakers: Hazel Smith, Professor, Director of Korean Studies, University of Central Lancashire, UK, Author of North Korea: Markets and Military Rule; Katharine H.S. Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies, Brookings; Moderator: James Person, Coordinator, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy, Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program, Wilson Center.
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REFLECTIONS ON GLOBAL HISTORY IN THE 20TH CENTURY: TOWARDS A NEW VISION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. 12/14, 2:00-5:00pm. Sponsor: Japan Chair, CSIS. Speakers: Sebastian Conrad, Professor of History, Freie Universitat Berlin; Yuichi Hosoya, Professor, Keio University; Satoshi Ikeuchi, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo; William Inboden, Associate Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas-Austin; Jian Chen, Hu Shih Professor of History for U.S.-China Relations, Cornell University; Cemil Ayden, Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Moderator: Michael J. Green, Senior Vice President for Asia and Toyota Japan Chair, CSIS; Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Georgetown University.

THE WISDOM OF A GRAND NUCLEAR BARGAIN WITH PAKISTAN. 12/14, 3:30-5:00pm. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speakers: Toby Dalton, Co-Director, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie; Gaurav Kampani, Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council; Sameer Lalwani, Deputy Director, South Asia Program, Stimson; Moderator: Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council. 

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