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Engaging Asia: Lessons & Perspectives Series

Engaging Asia:  Lessons & Perspectives 
A twice yearly lecture series featuring the success stories of local experienced professionals who engage with Asia professionally through their work


for the Institute for Asian Studies' public programs on Asia is provided in part by the
Friends of Asian Studies

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Past Lectures

May 12, 2015

Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis,
Attorney and Partner at K & L, Gates, LLC - Portland, OR Office "Living the American Dream:
The Journey from Asian Immigrant to Becoming A Successful Business Professional and International Lawyer"


In conjuction with Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month events at Portland State,
the PSU Engaging Asia:  Lessons & Perspectives Lecture Series features 

November 4, 2014
Christopher Runckel, President Runckel & Associates
A New SE Asia:  Econonic Integration Creates New Opportunites for US Businesses

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May 21, 2014
From Cultural Revolution to Cultural Renaissance
Ms. Hong Mautz, Founder & President of Chinus Cultural Productions
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October 18, 2013
Navigating China - An Oregon Lawyer's Experience
Ms. Merril Keane, Attorny with Miller Nash, LLP
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April 23, 2013
Venturing to China – One Oregonian’s Story
Mr. Peter Nickerson, Director & Co-founder at Growth-Link Overseas; Principal at Chinus Asset Management
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