4th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Can Culture be Shut Down? Bosnia's Cultural Institutions and World Heritage

September 20, 2013 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
On October 4, 2012, Bosnia’s National Museum in Sarajevo closed its doors. Another six key cultural institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina likely face the same future, due to uncertain funding and legal status. On October 4, 2012, Bosnia’s National Museum in Sarajevo closed its doors. Another six key cultural institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina likely face the same future, due to uncertain funding and legal status

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June 03, 2013

Housing Rehab for Consolidated Squatter Settlements in Latin America’s First Suburbs: Policy Approaches

May 30, 2013 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Researchers from the Latin American Housing Network (LAHN) will present finding from a comparative study of housing policies in consolidated low-income settlements in nine countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay).

Goodbye, Brazil, a Global Perspective on Brazilian Immigration

May 31, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
On May 31st, author Maxine Margolis will discuss her new book on the growing Brazilian diaspora.

German Unification Twenty-Five Years Later

May 20, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
After the first quarter century of development since the overthrow of Communism and the reunification of East and West Germany, how does one draw up a balance sheet? How can one assess the transfer of political institutions, the economic crises, the difficulties of women’s adjustment? There were substantial successes but also significant failures. Many of the international moves of the Berlin Republic can only be understood by considering the difficult process of adjustment during and after unification.
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Cultural Impact of Isadora Duncan in the USA and Russia: Past and Present Studies

June 21, 2013 // 10:00am — 11:00am
This presentation showed the evolution of Duncan studies in the United States and Russia during the last century and revealed political factors which impeded the research of this outstanding personality and her work.

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