Past Events

Cycles in the Greek-Turkish Relationship

October 08, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program

Book Launch -- Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Colonial Empire

October 06, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Africa Program
A roundtable discussion with Witney Schneidman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Clinton Administration and author of Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Colonial Empire. Schneidman's book was recently characterized in Foreign Affairs as "a must-read for anyone interested in decolonization or Cold War diplomacy," and "the definitive diplomatic history of U.S.-Portuguese relations in the 1960s and 1970s, in the context of Portugal's 1974 revolution and the end of its African empire."

Health and Demographics in Russia and the Consequences for Russian Society and Policy

October 06, 2004 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Kennan Institute
Commemorating the 75th birthday of Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson CenterPeter Hartsock, Director Research Scientist Officer, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health; Judyth Twigg, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute; Harley Balzer, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; John Hardt, Senior Specialist of Post-Soviet Economics, Congressional Research Service

Think before We Act: New Questions about Decentralization in Kosovo

October 06, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Isa Blumi, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Trinity College

Broadcasting the War of Ideas

October 06, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
A Director's Forum with Seth Cropsey, Director, International Broadcasting Bureau

Sustainability: A Security Imperative

October 06, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Klaus Toepfer launches the new publication, Understanding Environment, Conflict, and Cooperation, produced by UNEP and ECSP. The report goes beyond the headlines to find fertile ground for peace in environmental cooperation.

Book Launch – Blood From Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror

October 05, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Africa Program
A Roundtable discussion with Douglas Farah, an award-winning investigative journalist for the Washington Post. Mr. Farah discussed his recently published book, Blood From Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror, a book which Gen. Barry McCaffrey, professor of National Security Studies at West Point calls "required reading for the thousands of U.S. and Allied law enforcement and intelligence officers prosecuting the global war on terror."

The Future of Civil Society in Iran

October 04, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Cyberspace as Subversive Space for Women?: Women's Websites and Weblogs in Iran -- Mahsa Shekarloo, Editor of Bad Jens, Iranian Feminist Online Journal; Commentator -- Sussan Tahmasebi, Iran CSO (Civil Society Organization) Training and Research Center, Tehran.This event is co-sponsored with The Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

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