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TANIP 2017 Now Accepting Applications

The Thai American National Internship Program (TANIP) is now accepting applications for 2017.
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Hong Kong at a Critical Juncture

Join us for a discussion with Alejandro Reyes from University of Hong Kong about the present and future outlook for the SAR.
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2017 Lunar New Year Celebration

Say goodbye to the Year of the Monkey and join us in ushering in the Year of the Rooster at our annual Lunar New Year celebration on February 2, 2017!

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Delegation #107 Visits the Forbidden City in Beijing...

Delegation #107 visited the Forbidden City in Beijing on October 25, 2016. US-Asia Institute (USAI) partners with the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs
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Delegation #106 Learns About Chinese Culture...

The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs learns about Chinese culture in Gansu Province. The 106th delegation will
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#106 Meets with Chinese Leaders...

The 106th congressional staff delegation hosted by the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs met with leaders in the Chinese government in Tianjin. Delegation
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TANIP 2017 Now Accepting Applications...

The Thai American National Internship Program (TANIP) is now accepting applications for 2017. Founded in 2015, TANIP is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Thai American
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2016 TANIP Participant Shares Her Experience...

Apisra “Annie” Srivanich-Raper, one of the six Thai American National interns this year, writes about her experience in Washington, D.C. this summer. Annie grew
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Schwarzman Scholarship Information Session & Light Fare...

Join us on June 20, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm at USAI for more information about the Schwarzman Scholars Program. Light refreshments will be provided. Enrolling
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Institute Insider Insights: “Congressional Inaction: A Brief Analysis...

By Anqi Wei, 2016 Rule of Law Fellow* October 6, 2016 Since the establishment of the three branches of the United States Government, the
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Institute Insider Insights: Human Rights in Nauru vis-a-vis...

2015 summer intern, Madelaine Clough, spoke on behalf of Franciscans International before the United Nations Human Rights Council in March 2016. Her statement spoke
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Institute Insider Insights: “Slipping through the Cracks: ...

Every year atop a mountain in China's Yunnan province, a small minority of the roughly 450 students at Wantai Middle School[1] pass their high

News & Updates


Sustainable Development in the Lower Mekong

USAI hosted Ms. Courtney Weatherby, Research Associate at the Stimson Center, Mr. Jacob Levin, Foreign Service Officer at the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of States, and Mr. James Borton, Senior Fellow at the US-Asia Institute, for a discussion on sustainable development in the lower Mekong region. The discussion was incredibly informative, and the panelists shared insightful thoughts on supporting sustainable growth in Southeast Asia.


P2P Diplomacy: Opportunities and Challenges in US-China Educational Relations

US-Asia Institute hosted Mr. David Wertime, Senior Editor at Foreign Policy, Mr. Morgan Jones, Chief Operations Officer at US-China Strong, and Ms. Elisa Zhai Autry, Affiliate Research Professor at George Mason University, for an insightful discussion on US-China educational relations. The panel emphasized the strategic importance of this exchange to the overall bilateral relationship.


Non-DC Event: US-China Entertainment Law Conference

The US-Asia Institute was a proud sponsor of the US-China Entertainment Law Conference, a one-day conference on November 2, 2016, co-hosted by Loyola Law School and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Trustees Chris Fenton and Tom Ara participated in the conference.


Institute Insider Insights: "Congressional Inaction: A Brief Analysis of Factors Influencing the American Legislative Process"

Anqi Wei, a law student at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, was a participant in the 2016 J. Matthew Szymanski Rule of Law Program organized by the US-Asia Institute during the summer of 2016. This piece was written as a reflection of her observations as a Rule of Law fellow. Anqi is currently spending a semester away from Tsinghua studying at Notre Dame Law School.


USAI Trustee Tom Ara to Speak at ABA'S 2016 Forum on Entertainment & Sports

One of USAI's trustee Tom K. Ara will speak at American Bar Association's 2016 Forum on Entertainment & Sports on Oct 6-8 representing Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Ara will be moderating a panel titled "Doing Business in China: Challenges and Opportunities."


Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment

The US-Asia Institute was honored to partner with the Hinrich Foundation to host Dr. Michael J. Enright for a private breakfast briefing on his new book, Developing China: The Remarkable Impact of Foreign Direct Investment. Founder and Chairman of Hinrich Foundation, Merle A. Hinrich, as well as Research Fellow Stephen Olson participated in the event.

US-Asia Institute 35th Anniversary Gala

On March 27, 2014, US-Asia Institute celebrated its 35th anniversary at the United Nations, New York City. Thank you to all who attended!

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