Past Events

Film Premiere: Running Dry

February 23, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the film premiere of Running Dry. Directed by James Thebaut, the film highlights the human and environmental consequences of lack of clean water. The documentary was inspired by the book Tapped Out, written by the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon

Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

February 23, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Life under Communism in Albania: The Domestic Fiction of Ismail Kadare

February 23, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Cox, Associate Professor of History, Wheeling Jesuit University

Sudanese Women: Untapped Resource for Stability and Reconstruction

February 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
A discussion of the role that female peacemakers might play in promoting stability and economic reconstruction in Sudan with Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace and Ambassador Donald Steinberg, senior fellow at US Institute of Peace, who have recently returned from Khartoum, Sudan and Nairobi, Kenya. This meeting will provide an opportunity to reflect on the current peace process, ongoing crisis in Darfur, and the status of women throughout Sudan.

Does NATO Have a Future After 9/11 and Iraq?

February 22, 2005 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Helga Haftendorn, Free University of Berlin, Germany

American Localities and the Challenges of Globalism: What Can Russia Borrow?

February 22, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Alexei Stukanov, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of World Politics, Tomsk State University, and Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Minority Government in Canada

February 22, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
With the first minority government in more than 25 years, a new generation of Canadians is dealing with the implications of this situation for policy debates and activities regarding electoral reform, health care, U.S.-Canada relations, global warming, national defense, and trade. Participants discussed the constraints and opportunities posed by minority government in Canada.

The Future of the American Economy Series: The Dollar and Destiny

February 22, 2005 // 8:00am10:30am
Program on America and the Global Economy
Robert Z. Aliber, Wilson Center Fellow and a Professor of International Economics and Finance at the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago (emeritus)Paul Blustein, International Economics and Trade Reporter, The Washington Post

2nd Annual Serbian-American Lecture Series: Serbian Transition Year Five: Challenges of Euroatlantic Integration

February 18, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ivan Vejvoda, Executive Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy, a project of the German Marshal Fund of the United States

Separate Cities: Poverty, Growth, and Inequality in Urban Areas

February 18, 2005 // 8:00am11:00am
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
Steven Friedman, Centre for Policy Studies (South Africa); Aprodicio Laquian, University of British Columbia; Caroline Moser, Brookings Institution; Simon Schwartzman, Institute for Studies of Labor and Society (Brazil).

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