Past Events

Discussion
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Texas
Thursday 2 Dec 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
For organizations seeking to compete in today's global marketplace, the ability to understand the perspectives of employees and customers from a variety of cultural backgrounds is paramount.
Lecture
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Texas
Tuesday 30 Nov 2010 - 6:30am - 8:30am
Though Iran is a top concern for US foreign policy, most Americans know dangerously little about its political motives.
Meet the Author
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Texas
Thursday 18 Nov 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
As a young State Department officer, Nicholas Platt accompanied President Richard Nixon on his history-making 1972 trip to China that led to normalization of relations between that country and the United States.
Discussion
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Texas
Thursday 18 Nov 2010 - 6:30am - 8:30am
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled due to a conflict in General Allen's schedule. Refunds will be granted to pre-registered guests.
Meet the Author
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Texas
Thursday 11 Nov 2010 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
From best-selling author James Bradley (Flags of Our Fathers, Flyboys) comes this eye-opening study that promises to rewrite the history of early 20th century diplomacy.
Lecture
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Texas
Thursday 4 Nov 2010 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Over the past 50 years, China's urban population has increased more than seven-fold, from 72 million in 1952 to 540 million in 2004. By 2030 Asia will be home to nearly 55 percent of the world's urban population, up from less than a third in 1950.
Lecture
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Texas
Tuesday 19 Oct 2010 - 7:30am - 10:00am
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will speak at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, October 19 at the Omni Houston Hotel. Asia Society Texas Center is co-hosting the luncheon event in conjunction with the Greater Houston Partnership.
Lecture
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Texas
Thursday 7 Oct 2010 - 7:30am - 10:00am
The China connection, it is generally agreed, is the single most important bilateral relationship the United States has today. But how to characterize the tie between these global giants? Friends? Rivals? Is the relationship stable?
Film
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Texas
Friday 1 Oct 2010 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
A South Korean film described as 'Hitchcockian,' together with a sensitively drawn Oscar-winner from Japan and an Indian movie that 'reinvents the musical love story,' compose the bill of fare for Asian Film Festival 2010 at Rice University.
Lecture
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Texas
Thursday 30 Sep 2010 - 7:30am - 9:30am
China's and India's emerging status as economic powerhouses dominates headlines and promises to alter the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century.

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