November 11, 2013 // 8:00am — November 13, 2013 // 7:00pm
FAPESP Week 2013: North Carolina will explore the partnerships between Brazilian and U.S. scientists and will be hosted by UNC at Charlotte, UNC at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University.
November 08, 2013 // 11:45am — 2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
A new report from the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars looks at how the protocol may affect U.S. researchers working in the field of synthetic biology.
November 07, 2013 // 6:00pm — 8:00pm
The 11th installment of the Contemporary Ukrainian Literature series, sponsored by the Kennan Institute and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, featured writer Yuri Vynnychuk, author of The Tango of Death (“Танго смерті”). Mr. Vynnychuk’s book was named the BBC Ukrainian Book of the Year in 2012.
November 07, 2013 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Ever since China's new president Xi Jinping described his "China Dream" as the "great rejuvenation of the Chinese people" in November 2012, it has become a key topic in the PRC's domestic politics and foreign affairs. How did this concept emerge? Is there only one "China Dream" or have the grand aspirations and deep anxieties of a broad group of people given rise to multiple interpretations? What are the challenges facing President Xi and the "China Dream" in the years to come? Find out November 7, 2013 at the Wilson Center!
November 07, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz, former U.S. Ambassador to Georgia (1998-2001), served as an election monitor under the auspices of the National Democratic Institute. He commented on his evaluation of the 2013 Georgian Presidential election based on his on-the-ground observations. He was joined by Laura Jewett, Regional Director, Eurasia Programs, National Democratic Institute.
November 07, 2013 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Global Europe Program
This panel will discuss intelligence practices in post-9/11 world and the resulting disconnect between expectations of personal privacy and the logic of mass surveillance technologies.
November 06, 2013 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
Middle East Program
Panelists will provide insight and analysis of resolution scenarios for the Western Sahara conflict, including the autonomy plan introduced by Morocco.
November 06, 2013 // 9:00am — 4:00pm
A full-day conference on Pakistan's rapidly growing cities, and what can be done to address this irreversible phenomenon.
November 05, 2013 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Global Europe Program
An authorized biography of one of the most powerful women in the world sheds light on the person behind the politician.
November 05, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:20pm
This event will look at a newly released RAND study titled Ending the U.S. War in Iraq: The Final Transition, Operational Maneuver, and Disestablishment of the United States Forces–Iraq, which explores how our experience in the military exit and transition of responsibilities in Iraq might help to inform future U.S. transition planning in Afghanistan.