North America Events

New Book Discussion -- Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans

June 21, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
United States Studies

Second Cross Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence

June 19, 2007 // 8:15am1:30pm
Canada Institute
At the second Cross Border Forum on Agricultural Interdependence, panelists explored the best policy approaches to further integrate and better position the North American agriculture sector for global competition, and assessed the economic implications of country of origin labeling (COOL) on NAFTA members.

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.
Webcast

Conference – Legal Standards and the Interrogation of Prisoners in the War on Terror

June 06, 2007 // 9:00am12:30pm
United States Studies
Webcast

Conference – Immigrant Integration in the 21st Century: The Role of Immigrants in American Society

June 05, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
United States Studies
Co-sponsored by the Merage Foundation for the American Dream and the Wilson Center's Comparative Urban Studies Project, the Divisison of United States Studies, and the Latin American Program.
Webcast

People, Security and Borders: The Impact of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative on North America

May 30, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
Donald Abelson and Duncan Wood discussed their recently published report, "People, Security, and Borders: The Impact of the WHTI on North American," which assesses the potential economic, privacy, and technological implications of the controversial Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) on North America.

New Scholarship in Race and Ethnicity -- Gender and Race in American State Legislatures

May 24, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
United States Studies

Climate Change: An Opportunity for a Bi-Lateral Approach

May 23, 2007 // 8:00am3:00pm
Canada Institute
This conference, in partnership with the Ottawa-based Public Policy Forum, explores the prospects of using the shared economic space of Canada and the U.S. as a platform to create a bilateral strategy to address climate change.
Webcast

Youth and Politics in Conflict Contexts

May 16, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
This event seeks to identify ways in which youth can serve as important catalysts for positive change and as contributors to sustainable peace through active involvement in the political process, specifically focusing on political party development, governance, citizen participation, and elections.

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