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November 14, 2017

Religion
Global Protestantism

Paul Lim, associate professor of the history of Christianity at Vanderbilt Divinity School, marks the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation by discussing global Protestantism, as part of CFR’…

June 2, 2014

China
Tiananmen's Legacy of State-Sponsored Amnesia

Louisa Lim of NPR and Xiao Qiang of the University of California, Berkeley, join Asia Society's Orville Schell to discuss the Tiananmen Square protests and their aftermath from the Chinese perspectiv…

December 18, 2015

China
Hyeon-Soo-Lim-gets-life-sentence-North-Korea - 12-18-15 Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of December 18, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Canadian pastor sentenced by North Korea to life in priso…

June 2, 2014

China
25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Session One: The U.S. PerspectiveThis session will provide insight on the U.S. perspective and response to the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square twenty-five years ago.Bren…

September 24, 2015

Politics and Government
Lee Hsien Loong_Singapore_elections Singapore’s Ruling Party Defies the Odds

When Singapore split from Malaysia in 1965, becoming an independent city-state, its first elections were won by the People’s Action Party (PAP), then headed by Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who had ov…

September 8, 2015

Asia
Lee-Hsien-Loon-singapore-elections Singapore’s General Election: More Continuity than Change

In advance of Singapore’s general elections on September 11, both of the major parties contesting the poll argue that this election will be definitive, even historic. At a press conference on Septemb…

April 15, 2015

South Korea
confucian-rite-of-passage-multicutluralism Korea’s Immigration Policy Backlash

Darcie Draudt is a research associate for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Late last month, the South Korean Ministry of Gender Equality and Family presented an open discussion tit…

March 6, 2015

China
South Korea_US_617_462_20150306 Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 6, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, and Ariella Rotenberg look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. U.S. Ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul. A South Korean man id…

June 18, 2014

Summer-Reading-Library-Book More Books to Read This Summer

Last week, Bob McMahon, Gideon Rose, and I offered up our summer reading suggestions on The World Next Week podcast. India Adams and her colleagues on the CFR Library staff were not to be outdone. Th…

February 6, 2015

China
Taiwan_TransAsia_20150206_617_462 Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 6, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, William Piekos, Ariella Rotenberg, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Taiwanese plane crashes into river, resulting in at lea…