Symposium on: AIDS in Asia

Monday, November 13, 2006
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Levine-Ross, Hassenfeld Conference Center, Brandeis Universit

Schedule

2:00 PM Welcome by Professor & Associate Dean Gregory L. Freeze, Beinfield Professor of History, Brandeis University


2:10 PM Welcome and Introduction

Ellen Schattschneider, Department of Anthropology, Brandeis University

(on behalf of the AIDS Study Group, and the Asian and Asian Diaspora Studies working group)

2:15 PM “Thailand's AIDS Prevention Success Story: How Successful and Why?”

Nina Kammerer, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management and Department of Anthropology, Brandeis University

2:30 PM Discussant: Courtney Work, MA Program in Anthropology, Brandeis University

2:35 PM General discussion

2:45 PM “AIDS in China: Current Status, Recent Progress and Challenges for the Next Phase”

Joan Kaufman, Director, AIDS Public Policy Program and China AIDS Public Policy Project, Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government, John. F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Senior Scientist, Schneider Institute for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

3:00 PM Discussants: Peter Zhongliang Liu, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Casey Miller, PhD Program in Anthropology, Brandeis University

3:10 PM General Discussion

3:20 PM “Noodles or Rice? The Challenges in an Emerging Sexual Epidemic in Vietnam”

Lisa Messersmith, Director, Vietnam AIDS Public Policy Project, Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

3:35 PM Discussant: Kalina Ehrenreich-Piot, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management major, Brandeis University


3:40 PM General Discussion

3:50 PM “Can HIV Prevention Work?: Experiences from India”

Kartik Venkatesh, Brown University Medical School

4:05 PM Discussant: Namita Aggarwal, Anthropology major, Brandeis University

4:10 PM General Discussion


4:20 PM Closing Remarks

Ellen Schattschneider and Hana Akselrod (Biochemistry major,

Anthropology minor, Brandeis University)


4:40 PM General discussion


5:00 PM Reception



Co-sponsored with the AIDS Study Group, the Working Group on Asian and Asian Diaspora Studies, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

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Let's use this space for discussion of comparative issues and problems to do with HIV/AIDS in Asia, in support of the Brandeis symposium on AIDS in Asia

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