Past Events

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

Democracy in Russia: A Virtual Reality?

February 02, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Pilar Bonet, Correspondent, El Pais, Moscow Bureau, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Women: MENA's Untapped Resource

January 30, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank

Environment, Population, and Health: Development Strategies for a More Secure World

January 29, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Center for the first time, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond argues that population growth and overusing natural resources lead to societal collapse.

The 24th Annual Conference of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations

January 29, 2004 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
Executive Director John Sitilides discusses the impact of the European Union on U.S.-Turkish relations as a panelist at the 24th annual conference of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations.

Transformation and Integration: Russia, Europe and America after 9/11 and Iraq

January 29, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Speakers: Alexander Motyl, Associate Professor of Political Science, Deputy Director, Center for Global Change and Governance, Rutgers University; Blair Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute; Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate, Carnegie Moscow Center.Discussants: Philip Hanson, Professor of the Political Economy of Russia & Eastern Europe, University of Birmingham; Pilar Bonet, Correspondent, El Pais, Moscow; Oleksander Pavliuk, Senior External Co-operation Officer, Office of the Secretary General, OSCE, Vienna, and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute.

The Role of the Private Sector in Areas of Conflict

January 29, 2004 // 7:30am11:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Deborah Avant, Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; David Lowry, Vice President, Office of Social and Developmental Programs, Freeport McMoran; Nick Killick, International Alert; Vivian Lowery Derryck, Senior Vice President, Public-Private Partnerships, Academy for Educational Development; Andrew Newton, Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs; and Eleonore Kopera, Business Humanitarian Forum

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