Past Events

Book Launch -- Cultural Exchange and the Cold War: Raising the Iron Curtain

November 24, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Yale Richmond, author, Washington, D.C., and former Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State

Peace At Any Price? New Evidence on Lyndon Johnson's Final Efforts to End the War in Vietnam.

November 20, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Kent Sieg, Editor of the Foreign Relations of the United States volumes on Vietnam during the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration will present new evidence from the US archives.

New Approaches to Hemispheric Security: Report on the OAS Special Meeting held in Mexico City

November 20, 2003 // 7:30am9:00am
Mexico Institute
with Raúl Benítez Wilson Center Scholar, Ambassador Miguel Ruíz Cabañas, Mexico's Ambassador to The OAS; Joseph Tulchin, Director of the Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

Turkey at the Conjuncture of Islam and Democracy: One Woman's Stance

November 19, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Merve Kavakci, Former Member of Turkish Parliament

The Annual Czech-Slovak Lecture Series

November 19, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic

Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy Toward Russia After the Cold War

November 18, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors James M. Goldgeier and Michael McFaul will present their recently published book on US foreign policy towards Russia after the Cold War. The book traces the formulation and evolution of American foreign policy toward the Soviet Union and Russia during the tumultuous and uncertain decade following the end of the Cold War. It examines how American decisionmakers--particularly in the executive branch--coped with the opportunities and challenges presented by a new Russia.This event is organized by the Cold War International History Project and co-sponsored by the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at The George Washington University. A reception will follow the authors' presentation.

New Ideas in the Transition from Relief to Development

November 18, 2003 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Samuel Nyambi, United Nations Representative in Ethiopia; Abou Moussa, United Nations Representative in Liberia; Herbert M'Cleod, United Nations Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Simon Nhonga, United Nations Representative in Eritrea

Congress and Trade Policy

November 17, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Representative Sander M. Levin (D-MI), Ranking Democrat, House Trade Subcommittee; Thelma J. Askey, Director, U.S. Trade & Development Agency; Kent Hughes, Director, Project on America and the Global Economy; Elizabeth Becker, Trade Correspondent, The New York Times

Book Launch -- Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1700-2000

November 17, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Stephen Lovell, Lecturer, Department of History, King's College, London

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