6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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.
December 03, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
The Kennan Institute and the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion with top experts and officials to analyze the results of the third summit of the Eastern Partnership in Vilnius.
December 05, 2013 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
A potent mixture of globalization, economic inequality and political conflict is shaking the foundations of global stability. In this National Conversation, panelists discuss globalization and the resulting pressures on political structures in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
December 10, 2013 // 8:30am — 12:00pm
The Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, and the Wilson Center will host the next Korea Global Forum Workshop in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
December 09, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
In this presentation, Jacqueline Jones will focus upon the different uses of the myth of race in specific times and places. The life-stories of a Maryland slave murdered by his master; a fugitive in Revolutionary South Carolina; a savvy businesswoman in antebellum Providence; a principled Republican in post-Civil War Savannah; a school principal in segregationist Mississippi; and a Marxist autoworker in industrial Detroit all suggest the shifting, contradictory nature of racial mythologies from the seventeenth century to the present.
December 04, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On December 4th, the Brazil Institute and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council will host a delegation of Brazilian congressman to discuss Brazil-U.S. relations.
November 22, 2013 // 1:00pm — 4:30pm
How can communications professionals, policymakers, and academic experts effectively communicate environmental and health issues in a skeptical era?