History Events

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the Security Environment in Northeast Asia - Seoul, South Korea

May 01, 2008 // 9:00am6:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
An international conference to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the University of North Korean Studies. To be held in Seoul, South Korea.

North Korean Film Screening: The Schoolgirl's Diary - (with English subtitles)

April 09, 2008 // 4:00pm6:30pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
A screening of the North Korean film The Schoolgirl's Diary, with commentary by Suk-Young Kim, University of California at Santa Barbara
Webcast

The Bucharest Summit: Romania's Perceptions of NATO's Future

March 26, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
His Excellency Adrian Vierita, Romanian Ambassador to the United States will discuss NATO's future as his country prepares to host the upcoming NATO Summit in April.
Webcast

Power, Interest, and Identity in Military Alliances

March 06, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Power, Interest, and Identity in Military Alliances, with Jae-Jung-Suh, Director of Korea Studies at SAIS, Katharine H.S. Moon, Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College, and Gregg A. Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University
Webcast

Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

December 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Speakers: Gregg A. Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University's Elliot School of International Affairs; William W. Stueck Jr., Distinguished Research Professor of History at the University of Georgia; and James Delaney, a career CIA officer, and former CIA Station Chief in Seoul and Tokyo during the 1980's.
Webcast

Democracy as a Challenge - The 2007 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture, with Anatoli Mikhailov

November 15, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
On November 15, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson Center co-hosted the third annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture in collaboration with the Ratiu Family Foundation and the Ratiu Democracy Center. The recipient of this year's award, Dr. Anatoli Mikhailov, Rector of the European Humanities University, currently in exile in Vilnius, Lithuania delivered a speech on Democracy as a Challenge. An introduction by former ambassador to Belarus, David Swartz, preceded Professor Mikhailov's address.
Webcast

Director's Forum with Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

November 09, 2007 // 10:00am11:00am
North Korea International Documentation Project
Speaker: His Excellency Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea
Webcast

North and South Korean Strategies for Re-unification during the Cold War: New Revelations from the Archives

July 20, 2007 // 3:00pm4:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Christian Ostermann, Director, North Korea International Documentation Project; Meung-Hoan Noh, Director, Institute of History and Culture, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea; Bernd Schafer, Research Fellow, German Historical Institute in Washington and CWIHP Senior Research Scholar; Commentator:Miryang Youn, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, Deputy Director General, Office of South-North Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea

Book Launch--Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World 1945-1984

June 27, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Canada Institute
Author Robert Bothwell discussed Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World 1945-1984, which provides an in-depth study of Canada's modern leaders, particularly how international events in the decades following World War II influenced and shaped Canada's foreign relations.

Book Launch-- The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are

June 12, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Canada Institute
Andrew Cohen discussed his newest book, which explores Canada's history, politics, institutions, and culture in an effort to explain why Canadians remain ignorant of their own history, demand little in return for Canadian citizenship, and continue to struggle to define a clear Canadian identity.

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