Diplomatic History Events
January 16, 2007 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
Allan Gotlieb, Canada's ambassador to the United States under Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Brian Mulroney, related his experiences dealing with the Reagan administration, the U.S. Congress, and the American foreign-policy establishment.
March 01, 2005 // 1:00am — 3:30pm
Middle East Program
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.
April 05, 2004 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
A panel discussion on "Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects," featuring Raphael Marquez, a journalist and human rights activist; head of the Open Society Institute in Luanda, Professor Gerald Bender, one of America's most distinguished experts on Angola; and Evaristo Jose, Press Secretary for the Embassy of Angola.
June 19, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Middle East Program
Stephen J. King, Assistant Professor of Government, Georgetown University, and Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow
May 22, 2003 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Reginald C. Stuart explored five varieties of anti-Americanism within Canada, their historical roots, and lines of argument. He questioned what such expressions expose about Canadians themselves, their view of America, and their potential power in the current and future Canada-U.S. relationship.
May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Cold War International History Project
April 21, 2003 // 9:00am — 11:00pm
John Agyekum Kufuor became the President of Ghana on January 7, 2001. The road to the presidency was tortuous and is reflective of Ghana's political history, which since Kwame Nkrumah led to independence in 1957, has been dominated by military interventions and dictatorships.
March 24, 2002 // 11:00pm
John Garang, a founding member of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and Chairman and Commander-in-Chief; Francis Deng, UN Secretary General Special Representative for Internally Displaced People; Howard Wolpe, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
September 19, 2001 // 1:00am — 2:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ruth Wedgwood, professor of International Law at Yale and Johns Hopkins Universities; Ellen Laipson and Enid Schoettle the National Intelligence Council (NIC); Eric Schwartz, former National Security Council (NSC); Matthew McLean, NSC; Matthew Vaccaro, Defense Department; State Deptartment, Dennis Skocz; Robert Orr, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Julia Taft and Tapio Kanninen, United Nations, and others.