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2010 Asia Policy Assembly

Asia's Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean?

Jim Webb, United States Senate, delivering a keynote address on the vital importance of U.S. interaction with East and Southeast Asia.

Christopher S. Bond, United States Senate, delivering a keynote address on Smart Power Needed for Southeast Asia.

A signature event of the National Asia Research Program (NARP), the Asia Policy Assembly is an annual forum for Asia Studies scholars and policymakers to discuss important Asia policy issues. NBR and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars co-hosted the inaugural 2010 Asia Policy Assembly on June 17-18, 2010, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

The theme of the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly—Asia’s Global Influence: How Is It Exercised? What Does It Mean?—aligns with the 2010-2011 NARP Research Agenda. The event report as well as audio from the 2010 Assembly keynote addresses, plenary sessions, and roundtable discussions is available below.

View the Asia Policy Assembly Overview.

View the complete 2010 Asia Policy Assembly agenda.

View the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly report.

View the complete list of presenters.

View the list of sessions and topics.


ASSEMBLY KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

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Assembly Opening Ceremony and Remarks

Richard Ellings, The National Bureau of Asian Research
Lee Hamilton, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Norm Dicks, United States House of Representatives

Policy Challenges and Opportunities for the United States in Asia
James Steinberg, U.S. Department of State
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Smart Power Needed for Southeast Asia
Christopher S. “Kit” Bond, United States Senate

The Vital Importance of US Interaction with East and Southeast Asia
Jim Webb, United States Senate

The Role of Academe in Informing U.S. Policy in Asia
Stanley Roth, The Boeing Company


ASSEMBLY PLENARY AND ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS

Listen to audio from the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly Plenary Sessions.

Listen to audio from the 2010 Asia Policy Assembly Roundtable Sessions.


SCALAPINO PRIZE

At the Assembly, National Asia Research Associate David M. Lampton was awarded the Scalapino Prize in recognition of his exceptional contributions to America’s understanding of the vast changes underway in Asia. The award honors the legacy of Dr. Robert Scalapino, arguably the foremost scholar of Asia over the past sixty years. Dr. Scalapino has published 500 articles and 38 books or monographs, and has helped shape key institutions around the world that work on Asia.

Read more about the Scalapino Prize Ceremony and listen to audio from the event.



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