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Symposium: The Vietnam War Revisited

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST

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In collaboration with the Assembly for Democracy in Vietnam, we present a one-day symposium exploring the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese perspective. The symposium will be divided into three segments: Engagement in the War, Aftermath of the War, and Post-War: Perspectives of Younger Generations. Scheduled speakers include Pierre Asselin (Hanoiʹs Road to the Vietnam War); Rufus Phillips (Why Vietnam Matters); Ambassador Bùi Diễm, former Ambassador from South Vietnam to the United States; Tạ Văn Tài, former lecturer and research associate, Harvard Law School; and Kieu‑Linh Valverde (Transnationalizing Vietnam: Community, Culture and Politics in the Diaspora).

Registration is required at Meals will be provided for a fee and paid at the time of registration. If no meals are desired, the Symposium is free. Registration deadline is August 31, 2018.

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