Program News

Kennan Institute Pleased to Announce New Fellowship Program

March 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Argentina’s Elections in the Shadow of the Death of Alberto Nisman

February 27, 2015
Unrest continues to grow in Argentina over handling of the investigation of the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. How will the situation affect the upcoming elections? And does the case have implications for the overall health of democracy in Argentina? Washington-based reporter, Paula Lugones provides insight and analysis in this edition of CONTEXT.

Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals

February 26, 2015
What can the past tell us about the likely outcome of current bargaining with Iran over its nuclear program? With negotiations ongoing, we spoke with Israeli scholar, Ori Rabinowitz, about the historical context for such dealings. She provides insights from past nuclear negotiations and how they might inform the current talks. Her book on the subject is titled, “Bargaining on Nuclear Tests: Washington and its Cold War Deals.” That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

Russia, Repression and the Rule of Law

February 26, 2015
"The law may be a weak instrument for change, but, as Russian history demonstrates, it is often the only one available," writes William E. Pomeranz and Kathleen E. Smith.

Latin America Elections: An Overview

February 25, 2015
Latin America is in the midst of an election “super cycle” with various votes being cast during a period spanning 2014-2015. Wilson Center Latin American Program Director, Cynthia Arnson provides an overview. That’s the focus of this edition of Wilson Center NOW.

The Year Ahead in Environment and Energy

February 25, 2015
From falling oil prices to the ongoing impact of climate change, there will be no shortage of energy and environment news in the coming months. The Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and the Society of Environmental convened a third annual event providing a look ahead at the issues and events that will define the year in the areas of environment and energy. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

The Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine's Maidan, 2013-2014

February 25, 2015
The exhibit is open to the public and can be viewed from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, from February 18-March 18, 2015 on the 4th and 5th floors of the Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

President Solís’ popularity declines as economy worsens, Costa Rica researcher tells Washington panel

February 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle.

Corruption, inequality remain key issues in Central America's latest election cycle

February 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle.

“No esa tonada”, Jose Rubén

February 24, 2015
The Woodrow Wilson Center is mentioned in an article regarding the event hosted by the Latin American Program, El País, NTN24, and IDEA International on the region's electoral cycle. This article is in Spanish.

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