Search Results for "1992" : 24

by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:44 am / in Asia, World

Taipei Personalities

…t. Moreover, as shown in the nationally broadcasted public debate, the candidates were split on the issue of the 1992 Consensus and the Taiwan Consensus. The 1992 Consensus, supported by Ma, is an agreement between the Chinese and KMT-led Taiwanese governments that they would maintain “One China [with] two names.” Tsai, on the other hand, promoted a new ideal of a “Taiwan Consensus” in which the Taiwanese people will have a direct vote to determi…

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by / on October 5, 2014 at 3:59 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/06 – 10/12

…ssor of Economics in 1976 and the first Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development at Stanford University in 1992. From 1992 to 1996, he served as a Co-Director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, and from 1997 to 1999, as the Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He became Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development, Emeritus, upon his retirement from Stanford University in 2006. From 200…

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by / on October 19, 2014 at 11:50 am / in Campus, Events

Events 10/20 – 10/26

by Monday, October 20th   To lose without fighting? The US, China, Southeast Asia and the South China Sea 12:00pm – 1:30pm International Affairs Building, Room 918 Brown Bag Lecture featuring Bill Hayton, reporter at BBC. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the APEC Study Center, SEASI, and Asia American Journalists Association at Columbia. For further information regarding this event, please contact […]

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by / on October 16, 2012 at 8:23 pm / in Opinion, World

The State of the (European) Union

…seeing this award was joy. Once my (very short-lived) emotion dissipated, and as I remembered that this was not 1992 but 2012, I started considering that this was nothing but a somewhat kind Norwegian shout-out to a neighbor in distress. Had the award been given 1992, there would have talk of the European Union’s glorious purpose, of the vista of its founding fathers and, most importantly, of its bright future. In 2012, it is a mere reminder tha…

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by / on April 8, 2012 at 1:35 pm / in Domestic, Opinion, World

Revisiting Bosnia

…he 20th anniversary of the beginning of the conflict in Bosnia, which carried on for three and a half years from 1992 until the Dayton Peace Agreement in late 1995. The violence that followed the April 1992 recognition of Bosnia as a country independent from the Serb-dominated then-Yugoslavia claimed the lives of over 100,000 Bosnians, Serbs, and Croats – and included the constant siege of the Bosnian capital Sarajevo that resulted in over 11,000…

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by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:52 am / in Cover Story

Grooming the Globe

by Illustration by Daryl Seitchik One can hardly fail to notice the growing “cornflake-ification” of politics in the midst of the 2012 Republican primaries. Ideology has become irrelevant; the focus is now on personality. A candidate’s hairstyle counts as much as his views on immigration – or on, say, Libya. The voter is the consumer, the candidate the product. Behind this growing business lurk some of the most powerful men of the mod…

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by / on October 29, 2012 at 11:02 pm / in Domestic, Election 2012, Opinion

One Week Out

by An empty Times Square station from Wikimedia Commons Election seasons are often defined by three events. The debates, conventions, and V.P. picks. This cycle was no different. Pundits claimed these moments were Romney’s three opportunities to sell himself. And he did in the debate. But they’re all over now. So what’s left? What is there still to talk about except the hundreds of polls released everyday? Two events. Sandy, the reaso…

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by / on May 9, 2014 at 8:56 pm / in Europe, Issue, World

A Fresh Order of Domino Theory

by a US foreign policy, domino theory argued that the fall of a nation to communism would trigger and fuel the spread of communism to neighboring nations. The Soviet Empire wished death upon American principles, liberties, and ideals, with a communist backbone rivaling that of Hitler’s fascism. If left unchecked, the Soviet Union could spread across the globe—a string of “falling dominos”— until it isolated its final opposition and unl…

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by / on November 6, 2012 at 12:09 am / in Europe, Uncategorized, World

Independent Goals

by by Chloe Blanchard Pre-game // Antes del Partido // Abans del Partit “There cannot be much doubt that the whole thing is bound up with the rise of nationalism – that is, with the lunatic modern habit of identifying oneself with large power units and seeing everything in terms of competitive prestige.” —George Orwell, “The Sporting Spirit” (1945) “It’s a defeat, not a humiliation,” insisted new Real Madrid coach José Mou…

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by / on February 3, 2015 at 1:42 am / in Campus, Events

Events 02/02 – 02/08

by Wednesday, February 4th Chinese Dreams and Chinese Nightmares, 1989 to 2014 2:10pm  –  4:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 1219 Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Department of History, University of California Irvine. This talk is part of the Harriman Institute Core Project 2014-2015: Learning from Transition: From the Local to the Global. How has the Chinese Communist Party stayed…

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