United States Events
June 15, 2011 // 9:45am — 1:00pm
Cosponsored by the Embassy of the Russian Federation, this conference discussed newly-available information regarding the history and diplomacy of relations between the United States and Russia during the Second World War.
June 14, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Co-sponsored by the Comparative Urban Studies Project and the Mexico Institute, this event addressed the question of immigrant integration across a variety of economic, social and political indicators.
June 10, 2011 // 7:30am — 9:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Environment and energy issues pose both threats and opportunities no matter where you sit. Leading experts discuss how two critical American actors are tackling these challenges: the business community and the U.S. military.
June 03, 2011 // 10:00am — 11:00am
Lieutenant-General Walter Semianiw, Commander of Canada Command, offered an overview of the Canada First Defense Strategy and the Canadian Forces’ efforts to better secure the Canadian homeland.
June 02, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Ron Blackwell, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO; Uri Dadush, Director, International Economics Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Prakash Loungani, Advisor, International Monetary Fund; Michael Lind, Director Economic Growth Program, New America Foundation; Thomas Palley, New Rules and New America Foundation
June 01, 2011 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Latin American Program
Under the Santos administration, Colombia has pursued a new set of foreign policy priorities and is seeking to play a more active role in regional and international affairs. Minister Holguín discussed Colombia's changing political and economic relations with its closest neighbors and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
May 18, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Greg Castillo, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley will discuss his latest book, an in-depth history of how domestic goods and environments were exploited on both sides of the Iron Curtain to promote either capitalism or socialism.
May 17, 2011 // 8:30am — 7:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.
May 16, 2011 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
Former C.I.A. director Porter Goss discuss Congressional war power in the context of U.S. military involvement in the NATO enforcement of the no-fly zone over Libya.
Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?
May 13, 2011 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
United States Studies
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.