UH Manoa launches Asia Pacific lecture series

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Mar 17, 2009

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) is launching a program, "Asia Pacific in the News," with a presentation titled, "The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Asia and the Pacific," on Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. at the Center for Korean Studies.

The inaugural presentation will feature a panel of six UH Mānoa scholars who will discuss the impact of the economic crisis on Asia and the Pacific.

The panel members are:

PACIFIC: Failautusi (Tusi) Avegallio, Director, Pacific Business Center

SOUTHEAST ASIA: Jack Suyderhoud, Professor, Financial Economics and Institutions

SOUTH ASIA: Aspy Palia, Professor, Department of Marketing

CHINA: Xiaojun Wang, Professor, Department of Economics

JAPAN: Theresa Greaney, Professor, Department of Economics

KOREA: Sang-Hyop Lee, Professor, Department of Economics

SPAS will sponsor informational presentations periodically throughout the academic year. The presentations aim to provide timely insights into newsworthy events in Asia and the Pacific.

Students, faculty and community members are welcome. On-campus parking is available for $3.

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