Past Events

Book Launch: An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah, A Memoir

March 10, 2004 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
Her Majesty Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi discussed her new book which provides an account of her eventful life as the queen of Iran during two decades when her country experienced extensive change and transformation. Read the event transcript. Video is also available within the Event Summary.

Democratic Consolidation in Serbia: Pitfalls of the Post-Djindjic Transition

March 10, 2004 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Lenard Cohen, Professor of Political Science, Research Institute on Southeastern Europe, Simon Fraser University

The Taiwanese Presidential Election and Its Implications for Washington-Beijing-Taipei Relations

March 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Steven M. Goldstein, Smith College; Byron Wang, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan; Wen-Lang Li, Tunghai University, Taiwan; Michael Pillsbury, Atlantic Council

Transitioning From Conflict to Peace: India/Pakistan compared with Morocco/Polisario & Ethiopia/Eritrea

March 09, 2004 // 8:00amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCAmbassador (ret.) William B. Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Ellen Laipson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry L. Stimson Center; and I. William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution and Director of African Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

The Role Of Women In The Emerging Government And Society Of Iraq

March 08, 2004 // 11:30am1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
PLEASE NOTE VENUE AND FEE Nesreen Barwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, IraqAmbassador; Robin Raphel, Coordinator for Iraq Reconstruction, US Deptarment of State; Judith Kipper, Director, Middle East Forum, Council on Foreign Relations; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson Center; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Head of Peace & Security, United Nations Foundation; and Asla Aydintasbas, Sabah Newspaper

Russia and Caucasus: The Role for Historical and Cultural Discussion in Easing Conflict

March 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Yakov Gordin, Chief Editor, Zvezda (St. Petersburg), and Regional Fellow, Davis Center, Harvard University

Book Launch:Re-enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West

March 03, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
With Jeffery Paine, author and former literary editor of the Wilson Quarterly and Commentator Harvey Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School. This event will be webcast.

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

March 02, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In 2002, President Bush proposed a new initiative on foreign aid - the Millennium Challenge Account. Experts outline the initiative's principles and the challenges facing the newly-formed corporation.

Ethnic Conflict and Minority Refugee Flight from Post-Soviet Ukraine

March 01, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Jeffrey Burds, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northeastern University, Boston

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