United States Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Maquilapolis: City of Factories

March 20, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts a screening and discussion of Maquilapolis: City of Factories. The film travels to Tijuana, Mexico, where Lourdes, Yesenia, and Carmen are three of many women fighting for better wages and conditions that will not irreparably harm the environment in which they live.

Hungarian Refugee Students in the United States, 1956-1958 and the Response of the American Higher Education Community

January 31, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Christopher Medalis, Director, European Office, Institute for International Education

Americans at Risk: The Growing Threat of Natural Disasters and What We Can Do about It

September 21, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
United States Studies
An astounding seventy-five percent of American residences are still at risk of one or more natural disasters. Experts discuss federal disaster mitigation policy.

Odd Couple or Just at Odds? The Future of U.S. - Turkey Relations

September 19, 2006 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Professor Soli Ozel, Bilgi University (Turkey) and Southeast Europe Policy Scholar
Webcast

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part Two)

May 19, 2006 // 9:00am2:00pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.
Webcast

Climate Change Politics in North America (Part One)

May 18, 2006 // 1:00pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and ECSP host a two-day conference in partnership with the University of New Hampshire to examine the rapidly evolving North American debate on climate change politics.

By Webcast - Immigration, Integration, and Identity: Managing Diverse Societies in Europe and the U.S.

May 15, 2006 // 9:00am3:25pm
Global Europe Program
Hosted on Capitol Hill by the Embassy of the Republic of Austria to the United States on Behalf of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Member States; The Delegation of the European Commission in the United States; Center for Transatlantic Relations, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; American Consortium on European Union Studies, EU Center of Excellence Washington D.C.; and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The US, Turkey and Strategic Developments in the Broader Middle East

March 30, 2006 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Global Europe Program
Ian Lesser, Public Policy Scholar, Southeast Europe Project

Disjunction in Perspectives on World Order: Why Do Europe and the United States Find It So Difficult to Cooperate on Non-European Issues?

March 28, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Global Europe Program
With Helga Haftendorn, Professor Emerita of International Relations and former Director of Center on Transatlantic Foreign and Security Policy Studies, Free University of Berlin

Epidemics in the United States: Public Policy Responses and the Lessons to be Learned

December 12, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
The Wilson Center brings together four public health historians to discuss the "politics of disease" – the social and moral factors that have influenced the U.S. public policy responses to epidemics – as well as to suggest lessons for better preparedness in future epidemics.

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