Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia

New Fulbright University Vietnam to Build Upon Collaborative Effort between HKS’ Vietnam Program and the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City

August 14, 2015

Cambridge, MA -- The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School today hailed the government of Vietnam’s decision to formally provide a license for the establishment of Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV).  The license, which was presented to the Board of the Trust for University Innovation in Vietnam by Nguyễn Phú Trọng, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam during his groundbreaking visit to the United States last month, marks a critical milestone in the creation of FUV.  The new university will be built on the foundation...

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Leading Academics & Practitioners Convene at Harvard to Discuss U.S.-China Relations

Leading Academics & Practitioners Convene at Harvard to Discuss U.S.-China Relations

June 20, 2012

Fourth Globalization Forum Organized by Harvard Kennedy School, the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, and the Foundation for Globalization Cooperation

Cambridge, Mass. – Designed to encourage candid conversation and meaningful collaboration on key topics related to United States-China relations, the fourth Globalization Forum convened leading academics, advisors, and policymakers for a closed conference held June 18-20, 2012, at Harvard Kennedy School.... Read more about Leading Academics & Practitioners Convene at Harvard to Discuss U.S.-China Relations

Ash Center Hosts Fifth Annual China Goes Global Conference

Ash Center Hosts Fifth Annual China Goes Global Conference

October 2, 2011

Cambridge, Mass. – Today the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced it will host the fifth annual China Goes Global conference Sunday, October 2 through Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Held at Harvard Kennedy School, this international research conference will convene over 100 participants from government, academic, nonprofit, and business sectors to present original, multi-disciplinary research on China’s globalization.... Read more about Ash Center Hosts Fifth Annual China Goes Global Conference

Harvard Kennedy School and Natixis to Host China Panel

Harvard Kennedy School and Natixis to Host China Panel

September 14, 2011

Business, academic and government leaders to discuss China’s rapid economic growth and its implications for the New England economy

Cambridge, Mass. – China Rising: Implications for the New England Regional Economy
Natixis Global Asset Management and the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School will host a high level discussion on the factors driving the rapid expansion of China’s economy and its current and future impact on the nation and region’s economic climate. The IMF predicts China’s economy will surpass that of America by 2016... Read more about Harvard Kennedy School and Natixis to Host China Panel

China Goes Global Conference Convenes at Harvard

China Goes Global Conference Convenes at Harvard

October 4, 2010

Cambridge, Mass. – The fourth annual China Goes Global conference will be held at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University October 6-8, 2010. Hosted by the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, this event will convene scholars, business executives, and students from around the world to present original research on the political, economic, cultural, and social dimensions of the China’s globalization.... Read more about China Goes Global Conference Convenes at Harvard

New Ash Center Report Lauds Successes, Proposes Reforms for Indonesia

New Ash Center Report Lauds Successes, Proposes Reforms for Indonesia

August 30, 2010

Recommends Key Areas to Enhance Political, Social, and Economic Progress

Cambridge, Mass. – Formerly an authoritarian state, Indonesia has made impressive gains over the last 10 years as the world’s first majority Muslim, multi-party democracy. The country’s successes and challenges as a new democracy are the subject of the new report titled “From Reformasi to Institutional Transformation: A Strategic Assessment of Indonesia’s Prospects for Growth, Equity, and Democratic Governance.”... Read more about New Ash Center Report Lauds Successes, Proposes Reforms for Indonesia

Ash Center Receives $20.5 Million Gift from the Rajawali Foundation

Ash Center Receives $20.5 Million Gift from the Rajawali Foundation

January 6, 2010

Rajawali Foundation Establishes Institute for Asia and Indonesia Program

Cambridge, Mass. – At a time of tremendous economic growth and political transformation throughout East Asia, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has announced a $20.5 million gift to launch an important new initiative designed to expand and strengthen the School’s support for policy research and educational programming in Asia.... Read more about Ash Center Receives $20.5 Million Gift from the Rajawali Foundation