Economics and Globalization Events

Rethinking Human Trafficking

March 01, 2010 // 7:00am2:45pm
Middle East Program
Denise Brennan, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, Anthropology, Georgetown University; Elizabeth Bernstein, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies and Sociology, Barnard College; Florrie Burke, Consultant, Freedom Network USA; Peter Kwong, Professor, Asian American Studies and Urban Affairs and Planning, Hunter College; Professor, Sociology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; Moderator: Sonya Michel, Director, United States Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center; Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Pomona College; Laura Agustín, Independent Scholar, London, United Kingdom; Rhacel Parreñas, Professor, American Civilization and Sociology, Brown University; Dina Haynes, Associate Professor of Law, New England School of Law; Moderator: Denise Brennan, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, Anthropology, Georgetown University; Carole S. Vance, Associate Clinical Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology, Columbia University; Sealing Cheng, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, Wellesley College; Nicole Constable, Professor, Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh; Noy Thrupkaew, Fellow, Open Society Institute; Moderator: Pardis Mahdavi, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Pomona College
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Rx for the Schools: Preparing Teachers With the Medical School Model

February 25, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Camsie Matis, High School Math, New York; Nancy Spillane, High School Chemistry, Connecticut; Sue Whitsett, High School Biology, Wisconsin; Dennis Newell, Middle School Math and Science, Kansas; Tracey Edou, Middle School Math and Science, Washington; and Jonathan Davies, High School Biology, Chemistry, and Geology, Oregon. Moderated by: Kent Hughes, Director, PAGE.
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Coffee, Commerce, and Communities: Small Scale Agricultural Development in East Africa

February 05, 2010 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Shirin Moayyad, Director of Coffee Purchasing, Peet's Coffee and Tea; David Browning, Senior Vice President, Coffee Initiative, Technoserve; Julie A. Howard, Executive Director, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Brazil Institute
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.
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Obama Administration Relations With South America: A Conversation With Five U.S. Ambassadors

January 22, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
Latin American Program
The five ambassadors to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay engaged in a discussion of Latin American domestic politics, foreign policy, and U.S. relations.
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Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Developing World

January 15, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Wilson Center on the Hill
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.
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Changing Climates in North American Politics

December 16, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Canada Institute
Stacy VanDeveer and Henrik Selin highlight the major themes and findings of their new book, which examines and compares political action for climate change across North America at levels ranging from continental to municipal.
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Book Discussion: Opportunities and Obligations: New perspective on Global and U.S. Trade Policy

December 11, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Mark Drajem, Trade Reporter, Bloomberg News; Jason Kearns, Trade Counsel, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade; Terence P. Stewart, Editor, Opportunities and Obligations, and Managing Partner, Stewart and Stewart; Bruce Stokes, International Economics Columnist, National Journal; Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy

Book Discussion: After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street—and Washington

December 10, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Nicole Gelinas, Author and Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research; Moderator Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
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Uruguay's Presidential Race: A Post-Election Assessment

December 04, 2009 // 8:00am9:30am
Latin American Program
Two distinguished scholars of contemporary Uruguay's politics and economics interpreted the election results and what they portend for the future of Uruguay.

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