History Events

Book Launch: Between Faith and History-A Biography of J.A. Kufuor

April 21, 2003 // 9:00am11:00pm
Africa Program
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.

A Reputation Tarnished: New Perspectives
on Interwar Czechoslovakia

March 26, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
T. Mills Kelly, Associate Director, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient

Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence

February 04, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
The Honorable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's Minister of International Trade, defined liberalism as the philosophy at the heart of modernity and questioned whether it is possible for the ideology of liberalism to find within itself a counterbalancing mechanism.

Wilson Center-Czech and Slovak Lecture Series: The Czech and Slovak Legacy in the Struggle for Freedom

December 05, 2002 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Adam Michnik, Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta WyborczaCosponsored by the Embassies of the Czech and Slovak Republics

Problems of State-building in the Interwar Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes/Yugoslavia (1918-1929)

November 20, 2002 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Sabrina Ramet, Professor of Political Science, Trondheim University, Norway, and former Wilson Center Fellow

Implications of the Elections in Yugoslavia for U.S. Interests in the Balkans

November 07, 2002 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Hulsman, Damjan de Krnjevic-Miskovic, and Philip W. Lyon

Prelude to Revolution: Deconstructing Society in Hungary, 1949-1953

October 23, 2002 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Bianca Adair, Former Fulbright Scholar to Austria and Hungary and Title VIII EES Grant Recipient

Ignacy Paderewski and Woodrow Wilson: A Legacy of Freedom and Democracy

September 26, 2002 // 2:00am3:00pm
Global Europe Program
Bronislaw Geremek and H.E. Edward L. Rowny,President, INC International Negotiating Consultants, former U.S. Ambassador at Large and Lieutenant General, U.S. Army, and former Wilson Center Fellow

Eastern Europe After Ten Years of Transition

May 23, 2002 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ionel Nicu Sava, Fulbright Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, and Assistant Professor, Sociology and International Relations, University of Bucharest, Romania

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