Past Events

Addressing Conflict: Opportunities and Challenges for Development Assistance

October 15, 2003 // 9:30am10:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Director's Forum with Andrew S. Natsios, Administrator, US Agency for International Development

Ballistic Missiles in Iran's Military Thinking

October 14, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Kamran Taremi, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran, Iran and Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch -- Black Earth: A Journey through Russia after the Fall

October 14, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Andrew Meier, Contributor, Time Europe, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson CenterTo read more about Black Earth: A Journey through Russia after the Fall or to order this book, click here.

The European Union, the Balkans and Turkey: Can "Soft Power" Bring Stability and Democracy?

October 14, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Milada Vachudova, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Bridging the "Post-Conflict Security Gap"

October 14, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Joseph J. Collins, Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense; Robert Perito, Rule of Law Program and former Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace; and Joanna Spear, Director, United States Foreign Policy Institute, George Washington University

Culture/Kultura: Russian Influences on American Performing Arts: Theater

October 10, 2003 // 5:30pm8:00pm
Kennan Institute
Andrei Malaev-Babel, Producing Artistic Director, Stanislavsky Theater Studio (STS); Sarah Kane Artistic Associate, STS, and Vice-President, MICHA (Michael Chekhov Association), New York. A performance by the STS will follow the lecture.

Promoting a Joint Vision of Peace: Views from Israeli and Palestinian Civil Society

October 10, 2003 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Amneh Daoud Badran, Director, Jerusalem Center for Women and Terry Greenblatt, Former Director, Bat Shalom

CANCELLED--Taking Measure of Ukraine's International Economic Priorities

October 09, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Yurii Pakhomov, Academician and Head of Economic Section, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, KyivCANCELLED

Kenya after Moi

October 09, 2003 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Africa Program
A Roundtable Discussion with one of Kenya’s leading human rights advocates, Dr. Gibson Kamau Kuria, the recipient of both the Robert F. Kennedy 1988 Human Rights Award and the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Award.Dr. Kuria, a distinguished Kenyan lawyer, has for decades been at the center of Kenya’s struggle for constitutionalism and the rule of law. He has been repeatedly honored – for his defense of dissidents, for his mobilization of members of the Kenyan bar in resisting anti-democratic initiatives and practices, for his distinguished serve as a judge, and for his role in the campaign to restore political pluralism in Kenya. Recently, following the election of President Kibaki, Dr. Kuria was appointed to a tribunal established to inquire into allegations of judicial corruption; in addition, he is currently serving as assisting counsel to the commission enquiring into the infamous Goldenberg scandal. His presence in Washington will provide an opportunity to review Kenya’s recent political and constitutional evolution, and to assess Kenya’s human rights environment in post-Moi Kenya.

Ambassador Dennis Ross Discusses the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

October 08, 2003 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Ambassador Dennis Ross outlined the six options for peace that remain for the Israelis and Palestinians.

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