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Feb. 21: Foley hosts new ‘great game’ in central Asia
February 13, 2014

Anara-80PULLMAN, Wash. – International consultant Anara Tabyshalieva will discuss central Asia’s critical role in the strategic visions of China, Russia, the U.S. and others at noon Friday, Feb. 21, in Bryan 308 as part of the Foley Institute’s coffee and politics series.

Seminar to introduce businesses to exporting
February 16, 2011

SEATTLE – A seminar title “New to Export” will be presented by the Washington Small Business Development Center and International Trade Alliance March 16-18 in Seattle.


The seminar is designed for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to generate or expand sales in international markets. The program will provide the primary information and resources needed to understand how to export products or services. It will cover such topics as:


finding an international market

distributing products

advertising and selling to a different culture

financing and making a profit

obtaining certifications

regulations and intellectual property issues

where to get help navigating through the process

Participants will … » More …

China scholar probes culture and economics
October 14, 2005

Considered by many to be the world’s leading expert on Chinese economics, Kenneth Pomeranz will take part in two public events during his visit to WSU Oct. 17-18.The Chancellor’s Professor of History and professor of East Asia languages and literatures at University of California, Irvine, will lecture on “Historical Perspectives on the East Asian Miracle” at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in Bryan 305. The talk will explore the extremely rapid economic growth of East Asia, investigate the patterns of trade, social change, and the environmental impact of industrialization, and suggest implications for contemporary affairs.Pomeranz will take part in a seminar-style presentation on popular religion … » More …

Asia expert to open new Foley Institute Lecture series
September 14, 2004

 Internationally acclaimed Harvard University professor Susan Pharr will speak on the rise of civil society in Japan and other Asian nations at Washington State University on Sept 20. She will be the inaugural speaker for a new lecture series sponsored by the Thomas Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service and the International Christian University of Tokyo, Japan.One of the world’s foremost experts on Japanese politics and the social basis for democracy in East Asia, Pharr is the former Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison … » More …