Archive for the 'Briefings' Category

Government 101

This multi-session conference that will take place on November 3rd, from 10am-12pm will provide a descriptive introduction to the United States Government and the many different agencies that influence policy-making.  The topics will begin with an overview of the history of American government and cover the three branches, and outside factors that help the government run. The first session will consist
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Hong Kong: Behind the Protests and Beyond

Please join the US-Asia Institute for an off-the-record briefing with Visiting Associate Professor Al Reyes, University of Hong Kong, to discuss the Hong Kong protests and possible fallout. The protests in Hong Kong, also known as the Umbrella Revolution, have recently garnered much international attention. The protests revolve around electoral reform, specifically reform of Beijing’s implementation of a new policy
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Korea High Speed Rail: A Blueprint for the US?

Learning from South Korea’s Experience with High Speed Rail On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, the US-Asia Institute, Korea Transport Institute, and Regional Plan Association presented a forum for policy makers. The briefing featured remarks from Mr. Paul Nissenbaum, Associate Administrator for Railroad Policy & Development at Federal Railroad Association; Dr. Tschangho John Kim, Endowed Professor of Urban & Regional Systems at University of Illinois
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2014 China 101 Seminar Series

The 2014 China 101 Seminar Series This seven-session series will bring experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of contemporary China. All sessions will include time for Q&A. Please note: This event will be open to congressional staff members only. For more information and to RSVP, please e-mail us at: China101@usasiainstitute.com or call us at: (202)-544-3181. Upcoming 2014
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