Past Events

*POSTPONED* Trafficking of Women: The Case of Iran

June 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Roya Karimi, Iranian journalist

EU Enlargement: The Catalyst for Peace and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean

June 13, 2003 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
Statesmen's Forum featuring Cyprus Foreign Minister George Iacovou, co-hosted with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

*POSTPONED*The Future of Civil Society in Iran

June 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Omid MemarianIranian journalist

The International Business of the U.S. Mint

June 12, 2003 // 10:00am11:00am
with Henrietta Holsman Fore-—Director of the United States Mint

The Islamization of Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society

June 11, 2003 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
This conference is co-sponsored by The Asia Program, Kennan Institute and Middle East Project.

Global Violence and Health: The Connections and Costs

June 11, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Etienne Krug of the World Health Organization presents WHO's new "World Report on Violence and Health," which details why violence is a major public-health problem and outlines how public policies can address its causes.

National Research Organizations in Central Asian and East European Studies: The Case of the American Councils for International Education

June 10, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Robert Huber, President, The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, and former Guest Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Changing the Landscape of U.S. Energy: Nano and Micro Technologies

June 10, 2003 // 12:00pm5:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
with Professor Richard Smalley, Nobel Laureate, Gene and Norman Hackerman, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University Robert Walker, former Chairman, House Science CommitteeDennis Wilson, Nanotechnologies, Inc. (energy materials)Harry Efstathiadis, Albany Nanotech Energy Program - E2TACPaul Wormser, COO, Konarka (solar)Martin Roscheisen, CEO, NanoSolar (solar)Joel Serface, Eastman VenturesMark Modzelewski, NanoBusiness AllianceJerry Simmons,Sandia Labs (solid-state lighting) Theo Lee, CEO, HTI - (clean coal company)Craig Nelson, Chief Technology Officer, Solicore, (a venture backed battery company)Kristin Bennett, DOE Office of Science, Program Manager for the Nanoscience Centers

Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Freshwaters

June 10, 2003 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Virtually no one is discussing the increasing reliance worldwide on groundwater and the potentially dire consequences of that dependence for rivers, ecosystems, and sustainable development. Robert Glennon outlines his case for new groundwater policies.

Can Development Assistance Be Used to Build Peace?

June 10, 2003 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Sharon Morris, United States Agency for International Development and Ian Bannon, World Bank; co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum

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