4th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Tunisia’s Islamists Struggle to Rule

April 25, 2012 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
David Ottaway’s recent visit to Tunisia found Ennahda grappling with daunting challenges as it faces an intense struggle between militant Islamists and secularists and a battered economy.

Confrontation Controlled: Sino-American Relations and the Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1962

April 19, 2012 // 2:00pm — 3:00pm
Wilson Center ECNU Scholar Ming Chen will present on Confrontation Controlled: Sino-American Relations and the Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1962

Drug Policy and Democracy in Central America: A View from Guatemala

March 29, 2012 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Secretary Fernando Carrera discussed recent proposals made by Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina regarding drug legalization.

Integrating Official and Crowdsourced Crisis Information

April 09, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Dr. Sophia B. Liu will discuss the opportunities and challenges with integrating official and crowdsourced crisis information based on the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake and what has happened since this catastrophe, which was the tipping point for crowdsourcing and social media use in the crisis domain. Specifically, Dr. Liu will unpack the different interface challenges at the social, technological, organizational, and political levels. She will also discuss the meaning of "socially distributed curation" and its application to information management in the emergency domain.

Peaceful Resolution of Ethnic Tension

March 26, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac discuss historical perspective on ethnic peace.

July 1914: Revisited and Revised—or The End of the German Paradigm

March 19, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Samuel Williams Jr. discusses and reevaluates German and Russian actions in 1914.

A Conversation with Simon Schwartzman on Brazil's New Social Agenda

February 22, 2012 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Join the Brazil Institute and Simon Schwartzman to discuss Brazil's New Social Agenda on February 22 from 10:00-12:00 pm

Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

March 08, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Director of the Service of Diplomatic and Historical Archives of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs Photini Tomai will discuss her latest book entitled “Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan." Along with the economic reconstruction of the country, it traces the political, social and military implications of the implementation of the economic recovery program extended throughout Greece especially after the Civil War.

Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War

March 28, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Elena Agarossi, professor of contemporary history at the Scuola Superiore di Pubblica Amministrazione in Rome and member of the Wilson Center European Alumni Association will lead a panel discussion on her latest book entitled Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War.

Stalin and the Turkish Crisis of the Cold War, 1945-1953

February 28, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Jamil Hasanli, former Wilson Center scholar and professor of history at Baku State University will discuss his latest book, "Stalin and the Turkish Crisis of the Cold War, 1945-1953." Hasanli will explore the ups and downs of Soviet-Turkish relations during and immediately after World War II.

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