Race and Ethnicity Events
March 02, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
With editor Haldun Gulalp, Professor of Sociology, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey; and commentator John Coakley, Associate Professor of Politics, University College Dublin; Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow
August 25, 2005 // 2:00pm — 3:00pm
A presentation and discussion with Lee Ann Fujii, 2005 Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow on the social dimensions of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, focusing on the experiences of two rural villages. Michael O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution moderated the discussion.
April 04, 2005 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Bishop Grigorije, of Zahumlje and Hercegovina and Member of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church;Bishop Teodosije, of Lipljan (Kosovo) and Member of Church Council for Kosovo;Hieromonk Irinej Dobrijevic, Consultant to the Holy Synod of Bishops for International and Inter-Church Affairs
National Minorities in Post-Communist Europe: The Role of International Norms and European Integration
November 17, 2004 // 1:00pm — 2:00pm
Will Kymlicka, Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen's University and Visiting Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program, Central European University, Budapest
September 21, 2004 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
A roundtable discussion with Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, on the North American launch of her recent book A Human Being Died that Night: A South African Story of Forgiveness, which won the Alan Paton Prize, the top literary honor in South Africa.
September 15, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Stephen Bloom, Postdoctoral Faculty Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of California-Los Angeles and EES Research Scholar
Confronting Ethnic Conflict in Africa: Towards a Theoretical Framework of the Conditions for Successful Third Party Intervention
July 07, 2004 // 9:00am — 10:00am
A presentation by one of the Africa Program's current Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellows, Jennifer De Maio. Ms. De Maio presented the theoretical framework chapter from her dissertation, and entertained questions.
April 21, 2004 // 10:30am — 2:00pm
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda. Video and a transcript of the President's address are available here.
March 30, 2004 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center's Africa Program and Conflict Prevention Project invite you to a program on "Truth and Reconciliation Processes – A Global Assessment," featuring four distinguished analysts and practitioners. The panel will undertake a comparative assessment of strategies and institutions that have been developed in an attempt to address the always-difficult post-war reconstruction challenge of balancing the demands for justice and accountability with the imperatives of political reconciliation and accommodation.
November 04, 2003 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Central and Eastern European countries will become successful members of the European Union only if the Roma, the region's largest ethnic minority, become fully integrated through jobs, education, health care and political participation. So argues The Roma in Central and Eastern Europe: Avoiding the Dependency Trap, a path-breaking report that UNDP released earlier this year. The report looks at Roma realities from a "human development" perspective, an approach pioneered by UNDP over a decade ago. In particular, the report broadens the human-rights debate concerning the Roma to include larger developmental issues.