United States Events

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.
Webcast

Mobilizing to Fight an Avian Flu Pandemic

December 07, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Maternal Health Initiative
According to Senator Tom Harkin, the administration's plan to fight an avian flu pandemic includes all the essential elements of a successful strategy, but doesn't place enough emphasis on preparation.

Live Webcast--6th Annual Czech and Slovak Freedom Lecture Series: Czech and American Relations in the Beginning of the New Millennium

November 17, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Martin Palous,Czech Ambassador to the United Nations

An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion: Invasive Species Challenges and Collaboration Globally and Between the U.S. & China

October 19, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
One major aspect of globalization has been the mobility of people, products, diseases, and information, as well as (often unwelcome) plant and animal species. At this China Environment Forum meeting, speakers examine the issue of invasive species from the global perspective and how the U.S. and China are working together to address this problem.

After the Storm: Environment and Population Issues in Gulf Coast Reconstruction and Global Implications for Coastal Development

October 05, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Robert A. Thomas, who holds the Chair of Environmental Communications at the University of Loyola in New Orleans, speaks about the environmental and demographic aspects of post-hurricane reconstruction in the Gulf Coast.

Democracy, Prosperity and Regional Security: The Future of U.S. – Greece Relations

September 26, 2005 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Amb. Charles P. Ries, U.S. Ambassador to Greece

Reshaping the U.S. - Turkish Strategic Relationship

September 14, 2005 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Forum with Ian Lesser to discuss the launch of a new project that addresses U.S. - Turkey relations.

Book Launch -- The Next Superpower? The Rise of Europe and Its Challenge to the United States

September 13, 2005 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
With co-author Rockwell A. Schnabel, former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union; commentators Stuart Eizenstat, Covington & Burling, former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union; and Martin Walker, UPI; and moderator Samuel Wells, Woodrow Wilson Center

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