6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
December 09, 2013 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
Can technology help prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV), particularly in low- and middle-income countries?
December 19, 2013 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
On December 19th, the Brazil Institute will have the honor to welcome Ambassador Shannon back to the Wilson Center for a conversation on the outlook of the bilateral relations and issues related to his new role at the State Department.
December 10, 2013 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Please join the Canada Institute, the Kennan Institute, and European Studies Program for the publication launch of "In Search of Arctic Energy." The program will discuss the findings of the new paper and delve into the implications that arctic energy exploration will have for the region and the globe's energy economy.
December 16, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Scholars and policymakers are increasingly attuned to the potential impact of migrants’ long-distance activism on politics and conflicts in their countries of origin. Sarah Garding will survey diaspora politics in post-communist Europe and Eurasia by highlighting the major mechanisms of long-distance political participation and the way in which diaspora activism reshapes domestic politics in the region’s countries of emigration.
January 06, 2014 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Giuliana Chamedes and Udi Greenberg explore how European agents utilized U.S. institutions and power in order to promote their own political agendas. The panel discussion will shed new light on the ideological and political forces that helped shape U.S. diplomacy in postwar Europe.
December 05, 2013 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
On December 4 and 5, the Kissinger Institute and the China Institute for International Studies will hold a groundbreaking dialog on U.S.-China relations. At this public session of the off-the-record Dialogue, four conference participants will offer their views on prospects for a new model of major power relations.
December 11, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
There are no dull years in U.S.-China relations, but 2013 has kept China watchers busier, more concerned, more entertained, and more relevant than most. Please join us for a look at the year that was, and a preview of what 2014 (the Year of the Horse) may have in store for the world’s most important bilateral relationship.
December 09, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Since he rose to power over a decade ago, Russian President Putin has striven to reassert Russia as a great power. His recent initiative on Syria has put it back on center stage, at least in the Middle East. But Russia's slowing economic growth and a range of foreign policy challenges raise questions about its future as a great power. What does Putin's Russia need to do domestically and abroad to fulfill its great-power ambitions? And can it succeed?
December 02, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Mae Ngai will address two transpacific circulations in the late-19th century — the movement of Chinese to the gold rushes of the Pacific world, including the forms of work and social organization that they brought with them from southern China and southeast Asia and their local adaptions; and the circulation and evolution of anti-Chinese racial politics from North America to Australia to South Africa, which led to restrictive and exclusionary measures.
December 12, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
When the Cold War ended, China and Japan faced each other as powers of nearly equal strength for the first time in their long history. Join author Michael Yahuda as he discusses his latest book, along with Japan Scholar Yoshihide Soeya in the latest event in our "Weighing the Rebalance" lecture series.