Remarkable geopolitical and geoeconomic changes are under way, for which the land mass called Asia is acting as a strange attractor. The 2013 Presidential Plenary, "Emerging Asias," seeks to draw members' attention to these goings-on and their implications. With the AAG Annual Meeting now the global meeting place for geographers, Los Angeles -- the most Asian metropolis on the Pacific Rim in the United States -- is singularly appropriate for such a discussion. Continue reading.
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