4th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Postponed--Uniting for a Healthy Future for People and Nature in Western Tanzania

October 31, 2012 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
ATTENTION: This event is postponed until further notice due to flight cancellations.

Combating Barriers and Expanding Opportunities for Women in Public Service in India

October 26, 2012 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative, in conversation with Ms.Indira Jaising, Assistant Solicitor General of India

Managing Mountains for Ecological Services and Environmental Security

October 17, 2012 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On Wednesday, October 17, join us for another installment of "Managing our Planet" series.

Explaining Nuclear Forbearance: A Case Study on Sweden

November 01, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Why did Sweden choose, in the late 1960s, to abandon its long-standing nuclear weapons plans? Today, the end of the Cold War and the declassification of large parts of the relevant documentary record, especially concerning the technical preparations for nuclear weapons production, have created the prerequisites for a more penetrating analysis of this important historical issue. The purpose of this presentation is to summarize the research on Sweden’s plans to acquire nuclear weapons based on primary sources. This overarching analysis is then tested against International Relations theories which have sought to explain factors of proliferation and non-proliferation.

Foreign Relations of the United States and the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 23, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
The Cold War International History Project in collaboration with the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Historian presents a panel discussion, Foreign Relations of the United States and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Reform Without End: Europe’s Welfare Traditions

October 22, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Surveying Europe’s welfare traditions since 1500, in this seminar session Tom Adams will discuss characteristics of the modern European welfare state, many rooted in long-held values and centuries of experience. Profound social changes have repeatedly challenged communities to re-examine and reshape institutions and practices. The diversity of arrangements across Europe has contributed to an ongoing exchange of observation, experiment, and aspiration – in short, to reform without end.

Federal Games Group Meeting

September 19, 2012 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
A meeting of the Federal Games Guild

The Global Offensive: The United States, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order

September 24, 2012 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
In "The Global Offensive," historian Paul Thomas Chamberlin offers new insights into the rise of the Palestine Liberation Organization in its full international context.

Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam

September 21, 2012 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
"Hanoi's War" takes the reader from the marshy swamps of the Mekong Delta to the bomb-saturated Red River Delta, from the corridors of power in Hanoi and Saigon to the Nixon White House, and from the peace negotiations in Paris to high-level meetings in Beijing and Moscow, all to reveal that peace never had a chance in Vietnam.

Mexico’s Economic Future from the Perspective of the Left

June 14, 2012 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Please join us for a presentation and discussion with Fernando Turner Dávila, who has served as a key economic advisor to López Obrador’s campaign and was named future Secretary of the Economy by AMLO.

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