In The News – 2013
30 April 2013
Elanah Uretsky, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Anthropology, and International Affairs contributed an op-ed to The National Interest, entitled "China's Unhealthy Elites".
15 April 2013
Veero Kolhi, a former bonded laborer and now a human rights campaigner in Pakistan, is running for a seat in the National Assembly in next month's parliamentary elections, Reuters reports. Veero is the founder of an organization called Saath Saharoo Society ("Help Together") which assists Pakistanis escape debt bondage. Veero spoke at the Sigur Center in 2009.
11 April 2013
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, co-wrote an article with Michael O'Hanlon in the Los Angeles Times entitled, "Getting Kim Jong Un's attention."
3 April 2013
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, Gregg Brazinsky, published an article in the Chicago Tribune entitled, "A few reasons why North Korea won't nuke us."
23 March 2013
In an interview with the Economist, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs David Shambaugh discussed his new book, China Goes Global.
18 March 2013
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, David Shambaugh, contributed an op-ed to the New York Times entitled "Falling Out of Love with China."
2 March 2013
The Taipei Times published a synopsis of the February 28 event, Carrying the torch: Student movements in consolidating democracies: The case of media freedom in Taiwan. The event featured Lin Fei-fan, president of the Graduate Student Association of National Taiwan University and was sponsored by the Organization of Asian Studies at GW. The full Taipei Times article can be found HERE.
25 February 2013
Celeste Arrington, Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was selected as a Korea Foundation-Mansfield Foundation scholar, among ten other individuals. During this two-year program, scholars will meet with policymakers, government officials and opinion leaders in Korea and the United States to discuss issues of importance to U.S.-Korea relations and will learn to engage effectively with the media, participate in the policymaking process, and expand their professional networks.
25 February 2013
Elizabeth Chacko, Associate Professor of Geography and International Affairs and Chair of the Department of Geography, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to spend the fall semester in Singapore. Dr. Chacko will be researching the integration of immigrants there. She will be associated with the National University in Singapore.
22 February 2013
In a video interview with PBS Newshour, Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, discusses recent tensions in China-Japan relations.
19 February 2013
In an interview with NPR, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs David Shambaugh discussed his new book, China Goes Global.
19 February 2013
Mike Mochizuki, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, published an article in The Japan Times, titled "Outsiders Key to Resolving Futenma: Analyst." Professor Mochizuki discussed the role of nongovernmental experts in solving issues regarding the Futenma air station in Okinawa.
4 February 2013
Young C. Kim, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs, published an op-ed in The Asahi Shimbum entitled "Consequences abound in N. Korea's obsession with nuclear weapons." In it, he discusses the possibilities of re-engagement with North Korea in the aftermath of its missile launch of Dec. 12, 2012.
23 January 2013
The Taipei Times published an article on a recent Sigur Center event, “Taiwan Roundtable: Reassesing Taiwan's Strategic Position.” The article is entitled “Defense suggestions outlined at GWU”
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