6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Korea Foundation Junior Scholars Research Reports

February 23, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Korea Foundation Junior Scholars Ria Chae and Chaeryung Lee will present the results of their research conducted at the Woodrow Wilson Center from July 2011 through February 2012.

A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran

February 01, 2012 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Trita Parsi discussed his latest book, focusing on the state of the Obama administration’s diplomatic relations with Iran, how a series of diplomatic failures led to the current state of affairs, and the steps that must be taken moving forward.

Islam & Democracy for the 21st Century

February 13, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
John Voll will examine the intersection of politics and religion in five Islamic countries.

Barbary Coasts: North Africa, Colonialism, and the Mediterranean, c. 1820-2011

February 06, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Wilson Center Fellow Julia Clancy-Smith discusses North Africa, Colonialism, and the Mediterranean from 1820 until present.

Addressing the Evolving Needs of Haiti’s Women and Children Two Years After the Earthquake

January 30, 2012 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
This event will be aimed at highlighting the progress in health for women and children in Haiti since the disaster occurred and communicate how Haitian and U.S. governments, multilateral organizations, and civil society are continuing to work together to build a healthier future for women and children.

Book Launch--The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents

February 09, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
In The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents, author Linda Killian looks beyond the polls and the headlines and talks with the frustrated citizens who are raising the alarm about the acute bi-polarity, special interest-influence, and gridlock in Congress, asking why Obama’s postpartisan presidency is anything but, and demanding realism, honest negotiation, and a sense of responsibility from their elected officials.

Post-Occupation Iraq: The Brittleness of Political Institutions

February 15, 2012 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Adeed Dawisha discussed Iraq’s political institutions and highlighted how their dysfunction appears to be hindering the transition to democracy.

Saddam Hussein’s Ba‘th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime

January 23, 2012 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Author Joseph Sassoon translated and analyzed the documents that form the basis of this revealing book about Saddam Hussein’s Ba‘th Party which came to power in 1968 and remained for 35 years, until the 2003 U.S. invasion.

Spartak Moscow: A History of the People's Team in the Workers' State

April 04, 2012 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Robert Edelman, professor of Russian history and the history of sport at the University of California, San Diego will lead a panel discussion on his latest book entitled Spartak Moscow: A History of the People's Team in the Workers' State which examines one of the most successful Soviet soccer clubs of all-time.

A Discussion on Mexican Politics with Roderic Camp

January 20, 2012 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and the Hispanic Division, Library of Congress hosted the launch of two new books, Mexico: What Everyone Needs to Know, and Mexican Political Biographies, 1935-2009, by Roderic Camp.

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