The ASEAN Studies Center hosts lectures, seminars, and conferences that advance knowledge and analysis of ASEAN for academic and policy communities. The ASEAN Studies Center also collaborates with D.C. think tanks, government agencies, embassies, and other organizations in the interest of contributing to the vibrant policy dialogue centered on Southeast Asia.
April 18: "Malaysia's Economy: Recent Developments and Future Prospects", a talk by Dr. Alex Mourmouras, Chief of the D5 division, Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Flyer for "Malaysia's Economy"
April 11: "The Coral Triangle Initiative: Stewarding Biodiversity and Food Security in Malaysia and Indonesia", a talk by Ms. Catherine Plume, Managing Director, The Coral Triangle Initiative, World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Flyer for "The Coral Triangle Initiative"
March 28: "Islam and Democracy in Malaysia and Indonesia", a talk by Dr. Kikue Hamayotsu, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University
February 21: "The 'Endless Possibilities' for Malaysia's Media", a talk by Mr. Kean Wong, a Washington-based journalist and former correspondent for BBC and Al Jazeera
December 4: "Myanmar in ASEAN: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead for the 2014 ASEAN Chair", a symposium on the opportunities and challenges faced by Myanmar as ASEAN Chair in 2014. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, The Asia Foundation, and Freedom House.
Myanmar Symposium Report December 4, 2013