Past Events

The Road to Peace in Liberia: Citizen Views on Transitional Justice

November 10, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Africa Program
A discussion with John Moreira of Greenberg Quinlan Research and Tornorlah Varpilah of the Transitional Justice Working Group. They discussed the results of a national survey and of twelve focus groups organized in Liberia, which explored the public's attitudes about justice and reconciliation after thirteen years of armed conflict and horrible atrocities. The first of its kind in Liberia, this public opinion project sought to ascertain how the Liberian public believes abuses committed during the war should be addressed. A powerpoint summary of the findings and background information are available for download. After the presentation, Moreira and Varpilah were interviewed by the Wilson Center's Dialogue program.

Film Screening and Discussion: God Sleeps in Rwanda

November 09, 2004 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Africa Program
A screening of God Sleeps in Rwanda by Kimberlee Acquaro and Stacy Sherman, which traces the impact of the 1994 Rwandan genocide on the lives of the women who survived it. Discussion followed with filmmaker Kimberlee Acquaro and Norah Bagarinkah, genocide survivor and activist. An online exhibit of Ms. Acquaro's photographs can be viewed via the Holocaust Museum website.

Book Launch: Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam by David Farber

November 09, 2004 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project

George W. Bush and Asia: An Assessment

November 09, 2004 // 8:00am5:00pm
Asia Program
Hon. James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State; Jusuf Wanandi, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta; Robert Sutter, Georgetown University; Harry Harding, George Washington University; Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Republic of Singapore; Richard W. Baker, East-West Center, Honolulu; Evelyn Goh, Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Singapore, and East-West Center, Washington; Catharin Dalpino, Georgetown University; Jia Qingguo, Peking University; Nancy Tucker, Georgetown University; Jonathan Pollack, Naval War College; Hon. James A. Leach, chair, House Subcommittee on Asia and the PacificRead the speech by Hon. James A. KelleyRead the speech by Ambassador CHAN Heng CheeRead the Speech by Representative James Leach
Webcast

Live Webcast: Workshop on Iran's Nuclear Program

November 09, 2004 // 7:30am3:00pm
Middle East Program
Participants included: David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security; Shahram Chubin, Director of Research, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution (chair); Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center (chair); Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs, The Nixon Center; Robert Litwak, Director, Division of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center (chair); Michael McFaul, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution (commentator); Najmeddin Meshkati, Professor of Engineering, University of Southern California; Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution & Visiting Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; andHenry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.
Webcast

Caught in the Maelstrom: Perceptions of the Populace in Chechnya, Afghanistan, and Iraq

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Anne Nivat, author and journalist, Moscow. Video for this is now available.

Book Launch - The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Richard Bulliet, Professor of History, Columbia University

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

Future of Globalization

November 04, 2004 // 5:00pm6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times and author, Why Globalization Matters

Stalin and His Inner Circle

November 04, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Vladimir Shamberg, independent scholar, Alexandria, VA

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