Past Events

Book Discussions with Dr. Ruth Westheimer: Musically Speaking—A Life Through Song and Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Mid-Life Opportunities

November 12, 2003 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer,noted therapist, author, and visiting professor at Princeton and Yale will discuss her two new recent books: Musically Speaking—A Life Through Songand Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Mid-Life Opportunities

Conference - Confronting Cancer Now

November 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Addressing Non-Traditional Threats to Security

November 11, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Chuck Woolery, Chair, United Nations Association Council of Organizations; Sonal Shah, Director of Operations and Programs, Center for Global Development; Stewart Patrick, Policy Planning Staff, United States Department of State and Carla Koppell, Interim Director, Conflict Prevention Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Deputy Director, Washington DC office, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace

The Two World Orders: The Crisis in International Law and the Case for U.S. Unilateralism

November 10, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
with Jed Rubenfeld, Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Jed Rubenfeld will expand on his controversial and “mind opening” (George Will) essay in the latest issue of The Wilson Quarterly, which details irreconcilable differences between European and American views of international law and makes the case for American unilateralism.

Is Going to Court a Waste of Time for Russian Firms?

November 10, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Kathryn Hendley, Professor, Department of Political Science and School of Law, University of Wisconsin, Madison; former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Iran/U.S. NGO Collaboration

November 10, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Baquer Namazi, Senior Advisor Population Council and Director, Iran NGO Initiative

Russian Attitudes toward Democracy and Human Rights: Survey Results from 2001-03

November 06, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Sarah Mendelson, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Theodore Gerber, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Director's Forum: A Small Country vis-a-vis a Global Power: The Relationship between Serbia-Montenegro and the United States

November 06, 2003 // 11:30am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Svetozar Stojanovic, Distinguished Serbian philosopher, writer and political advisor, former Wilson Center Fellow

Islam in Russia: History, Politics and Culture

November 06, 2003 // 8:00am10:30am
Kennan Institute
Speakers will include:Shireen Hunter, Director, Islam Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Rustem Shukurov, Associate Professor of History, Moscow State University; Kate Graney, Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Skidmore College; Radik Amirov, Head of Press Service, Russian Council of Religious Affairs

BOOK LAUNCH: The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World’s Most Prosperous Decade

November 05, 2003 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
"Unfettered markets, rampant with conflicts of interest, can lead to inefficiency. We can never eliminate the problems; we can, however, mitigate them. In the nineties, we made them worse." - Joseph E. Stiglitz

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