Election Watch 2012 at AEI, women after the Arab Spring and more [Daybook]

October 25, 2012

9:00 From the Great Wall to the New World: China and Latin America in the 21st Century with Ariel Armony, University of Miami; Julia Strauss, University of London; Mauricio Mesquita Moreira, Inter-American Development Bank; Wei Hongxia (Victoria), Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (Wilson Center)

9:00 AEI Election Watch 2012, Session 6: Down to the wire with Michael Barone, AEI; Henry Olsen, AEI; Norman J. Ornstein, AEI; Karlyn Bowman, AEI (AEI)

10:00 Disasters and Displacement: Exploring the Connections with Elizabeth Ferris, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement; Carrie Santos, American Red Cross; Roger Zetter, University of Oxford (Brookings Institution)

10:00 Report Release: Diplomacy In A Time Of Scarcity with Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Advisory Group; Ambassador Tom Boyatt, Project Chairman; Ellen Laipson, Stimson; Ambassador Ronald Neumann, American Academy of Diplomacy; Russell Rumbaugh, Project Director (Stimson)

10:00 A Conversation with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Allison Macfarlane with Tom Perriello, Center for American Progress Action Fund (Center for American Progress)

12:00 Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter — and More Unequal with Brink Lindsey, Cato Institute; Reihan Salam, Economics 21; David Boaz, Cato Institute (Cato Institute)

12:00 A Patriot’s History of the Modern World: From America’s Exceptional Ascent to the Atomic Bomb, 1898-1945 with Larry Schweikart, author (Heritage)

2:00 Women After the Arab Awakening: Making Change with Lina Ahmed, Lebanese League for Women in Business, Lebanon;  Marianne Ibrahim, Al Gisr Center for Development, Egypt; Randa Naffa, SADAQA, Jordan; Souad Slaoui, Isis Center, Morocco (Brookings Institution)

2:00 Public Health and Political Crises behind China’s Growing Tobacco Epidemic with Cheng Li, John L. Thornton China Center;Yang Gonghuan, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China);Yanzhong Huang,Council on Foreign Relations (Brookings Instituion

2:00 Taiwan Inc.: A home for global business with Dan Blumenthal, AEI; Mignonne Chan, Chinese Taipei Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center; Rupert Hammond-Chambers, US-Taiwan Business Council; Derek Scissors, Heritage Foundation (AEI)

6:00 The Politics and Economics of Britain’s Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair with Tim Lankester,The Overseas Development Administration; Sir Simon Jenkins,British Columnist, Editor and Author; Owen Barder, Center for Global Development  (Center for Global Development)

 

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