Past Events

The Problem of Human Rights: A Case Study of Tajik Immigrants in Russia

March 29, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Davlat Khudonazarov, President, "FOCUS" Humanitarian Foundation, Moscow, and Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution, Kennan Institute

The EU Future: Global Power or European Governance?

March 29, 2005 // 9:00am10:00am
Global Europe Program
with Dr. Achilles Skordas,Professor, University of Athens School of Law

Book Launch -- The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy

March 29, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
A book launch and panel discussion with author Peter W. Huber and commentator Michael L. Telson, Director of National Laboratory Affairs for the University of California.

Exit and Voice in the Near Abroad: Russian Minority Populations in Kyrgyzstan and Latvia

March 28, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Michele E. Commercio, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, Georgetown University

Meeting the Challenge of Islamist Militancy: A Counter-Epidemic Approach

March 24, 2005 // 11:00am1:00pm
Middle East Program
Paul Stares, Director of Research and Studies, United States Institute of Peace; Mona Yacoubian, Special Advisor to the Muslim World Initiative, United States Institute of Peace.This meeting is co-sponsored by the Division of International Studies and Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, the RAND Corporation, and the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Series.

Beyond "Conflict Diamonds:" a New Report on Human Rights and Angolan Diamonds

March 24, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Africa Program
A Roundtable discussion with Rafael Marques, author of a new human rights report entitled "Lundas, the Stones of Death: Angola's Deadly Diamonds." In this report, Marques and co-author Rui Falcão de Campos examine patterns of human rights abuses linked to the diamond industry in the Lunda region in 2004. Download the full text of this report in English or Portuguese.

Live Webcast--A Troubled Triangle: Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan in Strategic Perspective

March 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
Larry Goodson, Professor of Middle East Studies, U.S. Army War College; Vali Nasr, Associate Chair of Research and Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Post-Graduate School; Ayesha Siddiqa, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Visiting Fellow, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad; Correspondent, Jane's Defence Weekly. This event is co-sponsored with the Asia Program of the Wilson Center and the Aschiana Foundation. Video of this event is now available.

Ulysses S. Grant

March 23, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

The Development of Albanian Nationalism

March 23, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Bernd Fisher, Professor and Chair, Department of History, Indiana University-Fort Wayne

Live Webcast---Legitimacy and the Use of Force: Discussion on the United Nations High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change

March 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Lee Feinstein, Senior Fellow, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Deputy Director of Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Michael Glennon, Professor of International Law, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; The Honorable Brent Scowcroft, Member of the HLP, President and Founder of The Scowcroft Group, and former National Security Advisor to President Gerald Ford and President George H. W. Bush. Moderated by David Birenbaum, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for UN Management and Reform.

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