Past Events

Priorities in U.S. Policy Following the Russian Presidential Elections

March 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Celeste Wallander, Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

March 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Africa Program
A Roundtable Discussion with a team of researchers currently in the United States to promote the preliminary findings of research carried out jointly by International Alert and its Congolese partner organizations on the causes and consequences of sexual violence against women and girls in the South Kivu region of the DRC.

Leaders from Iraq Discuss What Comes Next

March 12, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Rajaa Habib Khuzai, Iraqi Governing Council; Wisal Said and Eman Alwan, Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Amal Ma'malchi,Nominee for Iraqi Deputy Minister of Higher Education; Ala Talabani and Zainab Al-Suwajj, Co-Founders, Iraqi Women's Higher Council

Book Launch--An Honest Writer: The Life and Times of James T. Farrell

March 11, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Discussion with author Bob Landers, Senior Editor, The Wilson Quarterly

Challenges Facing the Arab World: Reform, Iraq and the Peace Process

March 11, 2004 // 11:30am12:30pm
Middle East Program
A Director's Forum with H.E. Marwan Jamil Muasher, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jordan

Book Launch: An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah, A Memoir

March 10, 2004 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
Her Majesty Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi discussed her new book which provides an account of her eventful life as the queen of Iran during two decades when her country experienced extensive change and transformation. Read the event transcript. Video is also available within the Event Summary.

Democratic Consolidation in Serbia: Pitfalls of the Post-Djindjic Transition

March 10, 2004 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Lenard Cohen, Professor of Political Science, Research Institute on Southeastern Europe, Simon Fraser University

The Taiwanese Presidential Election and Its Implications for Washington-Beijing-Taipei Relations

March 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Steven M. Goldstein, Smith College; Byron Wang, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan; Wen-Lang Li, Tunghai University, Taiwan; Michael Pillsbury, Atlantic Council

Transitioning From Conflict to Peace: India/Pakistan compared with Morocco/Polisario & Ethiopia/Eritrea

March 09, 2004 // 8:00amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCAmbassador (ret.) William B. Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Ellen Laipson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry L. Stimson Center; and I. William Zartman, Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution and Director of African Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

The Role Of Women In The Emerging Government And Society Of Iraq

March 08, 2004 // 11:30am1:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
PLEASE NOTE VENUE AND FEE Nesreen Barwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, IraqAmbassador; Robin Raphel, Coordinator for Iraq Reconstruction, US Deptarment of State; Judith Kipper, Director, Middle East Forum, Council on Foreign Relations; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson Center; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Head of Peace & Security, United Nations Foundation; and Asla Aydintasbas, Sabah Newspaper

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