5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
December 16, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
China’s recent declaration of an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea and its territorial claims over 80% of the South China Sea are focusing renewed American attention on Chinese strategy. To understand China’s policies, deployments, and ambitions in the Western Pacific, we must analyze China’s attitudes toward all of its 14 border States and Pacific neighbors, and toward its near and more distant seas.
December 06, 2013 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A discussion about the progress of the peace process in Colombia.
December 13, 2013 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Interest in 3D printing has increased in recent years as the price of machines has dropped, though questions remain about the impact this technology might have on the environment. Join us at the Wilson Center on Dec. 13 for a discussion examining the growth of additive manufacturing and its potential environmental implications.
December 09, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Panelists will discuss potential reform for higher education in Muslim societies.
December 13, 2013 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The speakers will consider the impact of the sanctions relief package recently approved in Geneva on the Iranian economy. Mr. Mehran will argue that Iran's economic policies of the 1960s and 1970s can provide a guide for addressing Iran's current economic problems.
December 05, 2013 // 2:00pm — 6:00pm
The Global Europe Program is pleased to host the 9th Annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Award Workshop - "Democracy, Human Rights, Entrenched Poverty: Political Dispossession of Roma in Contemporary Europe," featuring Dr. Angela Kocze, leading Hungarian Roma rights activist and a visiting assistant professor at Wake Forest University, NC.
November 19, 2013 // 5:25pm — 6:30pm
The highly anticipated Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress has ended with the release of a communique and decision document outlining China’s policy direction for the next decade. Please join us November 19 as Mr. Li Bin, Economic Counselor at the Chinese Embassy helps us navigate the Third Plenum in a discussion at the Wilson Center. Please Note: This event will be conducted in Chinese. Interpretation will not be provided.
November 13, 2013 // 8:55am — 11:00am
Farming and livestock production are the mainstay of rural livelihoods in Sudan. Livestock has assumed even greater importance with a fall in oil revenues since the secession of South Sudan and establishment of a new international border. At the same time, pastoralists face unprecedented challenges.