August 05, 2004 // 9:30am — 11:00am
A Roundtable discussion with Howard French, distinguished New York Times journalist and author of the recently published book A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. Historian Louis Gates, Jr. has described French's book as "A brilliant and nuanced meditation on the complexities of contemporary Africa. Essential reading for those of us who love Africa and for all those who wish to gain a fuller understanding of a continent that is sprawling, mysterious, and endlessly fascinating."
August 05, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
August 03, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
A presentation by Donna A. Patterson , Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow at the Wilson Center's Africa Program. Patterson will present an excerpt from her dissertation research, which examines the intersection of gender and professional development among female pharmacy owners in Dakar, Senegal.
August 03, 2004 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Middle East Program
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.
July 29, 2004 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Katsuya OKADA, President of Democratic Party of Japan; Yukihisa FUJITA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Akihisa NAGASHIMA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Kouhei OHTSUKA, Member of the House of Councilors
July 23, 2004 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
July 22, 2004 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
July 21, 2004 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Jiunn-rong Yeh (invited,)Chairman, Research, Development & Evaluation Commission, The Executive Yuan, Taiwan; Jacques deLisle, professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Alan Wachman, Associate Professor, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University; Commentator: Bonnie Glaser,Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International StudiesThis event will be webcast live.
July 20, 2004 // 10:00am — 11:00am
In this Director's Forum, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discusses her new book, Madame Secretary: A Memoir.
July 19, 2004 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the launch of the controversial new book, Bare Branches, featuring coauthor Valerie Hudson, Brigham Young University, and discussant Barbara Miller, George Washington University.