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POSTPONED: The Imperatives of Inter-Religious Dialogue in Nigeria

April 30, 2013 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
This event has been postponed until further notice.

Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Impacts on Public Health and Agriculture

April 10, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
On April 10, the Wilson Center brings together a panel to discuss how climate change is affecting public health and agriculture.
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Protests, Flash Mobs, and #Occupy: Are Soviet Successor States Breaking away from the Spell of Civic Apathy?

April 08, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Building on her recent research into different forms of civic activism in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, Kateryna Pishchikova, Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, analyzed a range of recent civic initiatives in those countries and put them in the broader context of more than two decades of uncertain political transformation.

Strategic Options for Iran: Balancing Pressure with Diplomacy

April 17, 2013 // 12:15pm — 2:00pm
Former senior national security officials, military officers and experts with decades of Middle East experience have joined to present a balanced report on the strategic options for dealing with Iran. The report will be discussed at this event in collaboration with The Iran Project.

The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

April 11, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
New York Times national security correspondent and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Mark Mazzetti releases his new book on the CIA's shadow war.

Justice Interrupted: The Struggle for Constitutional Government in the Middle East

April 23, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011 were often portrayed in the media as a dawn of democracy in the region. But the revolutionaries were—and saw themselves as—heirs to a centuries-long struggle for just government and the rule of law, a struggle obstructed by local elites as well as the interventions of foreign powers. Thompson uncovers the deep roots of liberal constitutionalism in the Middle East through the remarkable stories of those who fought against poverty, tyranny, and foreign rule.

RCC Stakeholder Dialogue Session: Transport

June 20, 2013 // 1:00pm — 6:00pm
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Russian Civil Society in the Bolotnaya Square Era

April 01, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Lara Iglitzin, Executive Director of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, provided the perspective of a small foundation supporting human rights in Russia today. Iglitzin discussed the direction of civil society and NGOs in the new Putin presidency

Building Partner Capacity in West Africa

April 16, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Africa is an opportunity for expanding mutually beneficial partnerships and for growth. America should be investing more in the continent, helping to build infrastructure and relationships in these emerging markets, contributing to the stability and security of the region and making diplomatic gains that can pay dividends later.

Israel’s New Government: New Faces, Same Policies?

April 12, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Most articles and op-eds published recently on the recent Israeli election deal with the election results, the changing balance of power in Israel, and the diminishing support for Prime Minister Netanyahu. Peri presents an analysis of the deeper political changes, social trends, and cultural transformations that have long-term significance for Israeli society and politics. These include the emergence of a new, “fourth generation” of political leaders; the generational upheaval in the Israeli electorate; and the “religionization” of Israeli collective identity. Peri examines the implications of these trends for Israeli policies concerning the Middle East conflict.

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