Past Events

The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis

February 05, 2004 // 5:30pm11:00pm
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute at the Wilson Center and the Canada Institute on North American Issues hosted the first C. Warren Goldring Lecture on Canada-U.S. Relations with special guest speaker Leon Panetta, who addressed the topic of "The Challenge in Washington: Governing by Leadership or Crisis."

Computers and the Cold War

February 05, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project

Political Instability Task Force: New Findings

February 05, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Professors Jack Goldstone, Robert Bates, and Colin Kahl discuss the Political Instability Task Force's efforts to develop a global statistical model for assessing states' vulnerability to political instability.

The Future of the United Nations

February 05, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
with David Birenbaum, Wilson Center Senior Policy Scholar, Louise Frechette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jean David Levitte, Ambassador of France to the United States, John Ruggie, Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Richard S. Williamson, Partner, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw and former Ambassador to the UN for Special Political Affairs. This event was co-sponsored with the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area.

EES Roundtable: Points for Building a Common European Home: Furthering Cooperation in the Balkans

February 04, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Global Europe Program
Arben Malaj, Minister for Economics, Republic of Albania; Vladimir Bozovic, Director, Coordination Centre for Kosovo and Metohija; Ahmed Hadzipasic, Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia-Hercegovina;Ilber Husa, Journalist and President of the Committee for Civic Action, Kosovo; Milorad Pupovac, Member of the Serbian Caucus in Parliament, Republic of Croatia; and Dragan Mikerevic, Prime Minister, Republika Srpska.

Brcko: An Example of Progress in the Basic Reforms in Bosnia

February 04, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Henry Clarke, most recent Brcko District Supervisor, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Iran and Israel: A Couple at Odds

February 04, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
David Menashri, Incumbent of the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian Studies and Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University

Book Launch: Popular Political Support in Urban China

February 04, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Asia Program
Jie Chen, associate professor of political science and director, Asian Studies Institute, Old Dominion University

Globalization and Well-Being

February 03, 2004 // 3:30pm11:00pm
Canada Institute
The Donner Canadian Foundation established the Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian public policy, and the 2003 winner of the Donner Prize, John F. Helliwell, discussed his thought-provoking book, Globalization and Well-Being.

At Berkeley in the Sixties: Education of an Activist, 1961-1965

February 02, 2004 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

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