Past Events

Power, Wealth, and Identity in Contemporary Russia

May 24, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Peter Stavrakis, Professor of Political Science, National Defense University; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Vermont; and former Deputy Director and Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch--State Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century

May 21, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
International Security Studies
With author/speaker Francis Fukuyama, Bernard L Schwartz Professor of International Political Economy, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Dispersed Relations: Americans, Canadians, and North America's Perforated Border

May 21, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Canada Institute
Reginald Stuart discussed his project that proposes a new framework for examining how Canada and the United States and their peoples interrelate, in four broad realms: cultural, social, economic, and political/diplomatic.

Everyone Loves Vladimir Putin

May 20, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Masha Gessen, journalist, Moscow, and Nieman Fellow, Harvard University

Book Launch - Culture and Public Action

May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
With Editors Vijayendra Rao, World Bank and Michael Walton, World Bank

Smart Borders, Virtual Borders, or No Borders: Homeland Security Choices for the United States and Canada

May 20, 2004 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Rey Koslowski discussed options for North American border security particularly pertaining to the implications of introducing technologies into border security with an emphasis on the impending requirements of US-VISIT entry and exit procedures.

Liberalism in a Corporatist Context: The Revolutions of 1989

May 19, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ilya Prizel, Professor of Political Science, Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Active Society in Formation: Environmentalism, Labor and the Underworld in China

May 18, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Ching Kwan Lee, University of Michigan; Ming Xia, College of Staten Island, CUNY; Guobin Yang, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Commentator: Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University
Webcast

Book Launch: One With Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future

May 18, 2004 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Paul Ehrlich warns that we must confront the serious problems of climate change, land degradation, groundwater overuse, and biodiversity loss, and proposes ways to increase media attention and ethical discourse on these issues, as he launches his latest book at the Wilson Center.

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