Past Events

Russia and Caucasus: The Role for Historical and Cultural Discussion in Easing Conflict

March 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Yakov Gordin, Chief Editor, Zvezda (St. Petersburg), and Regional Fellow, Davis Center, Harvard University

Book Launch:Re-enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West

March 03, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
With Jeffery Paine, author and former literary editor of the Wilson Quarterly and Commentator Harvey Cox, Hollis Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School. This event will be webcast.

Assessing the Millennium Challenge Corporation

March 02, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In 2002, President Bush proposed a new initiative on foreign aid - the Millennium Challenge Account. Experts outline the initiative's principles and the challenges facing the newly-formed corporation.

Ethnic Conflict and Minority Refugee Flight from Post-Soviet Ukraine

March 01, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Jeffrey Burds, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northeastern University, Boston

Political Protests and the State of Democratization in Jordan

February 27, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Jillian Schwedler, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland

Perceptions and Misconceptions: How we see each other in Mexico-U.S. Relations

February 27, 2004 // 8:00am4:00pm
Mexico Institute

Undercurrents in Japanese Foreign Policy: Psychology, Gender and Culture

February 26, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Peter Berton, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California; Michael Blaker, Consultant on Japanese Affairs; Yumiko Mikanagi, Professor of Political Science, International Christian University, Japan

Preparing for the Post-Post War Reconstruction in Iraq: What Has Been Accomplished and What Lies Ahead

February 26, 2004 // 8:30am9:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
A Director's Forum with Nesreen Berwari, Minister for Municipalities and Public Works, Iraq.

MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

February 26, 2004 // 8:15am4:15pm
Latin American Program
View the summary of this meeting in publication format in Thinking Brazil Update (.pdf format).This meeting was planned in conjuction with the launching of the English edition of the book, MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas. With over 20 speakers, this comprehensive seminar will be organized into 4 panel discussions.

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