Past Events

Oligarchic Capitalism in Putin's Russia: The Khodorkovsky Case

January 27, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
David Hoffman, Foreign Editor, The Washington Post

Islamization and the Pakistani Economy

January 27, 2004 // 8:00am4:00pm
Asia Program
Khurshid Ahmad, Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad; Shahid Javed Burki, EMP Financial Advisers; Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations; Parvez Hasan, World Bank ; Vali Nasr, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; Omar Noman, United Nations Development Programme; Ishrat Husain, governor, State Bank of Pakistan; Charles Kennedy, Wake Forest University; Saeed Shafqat, Columbia University; Akbar Ahmed, American University: Moderators: Munawar Z. Noorani, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan; Dennis Kux, Woodrow Wilson Center; William Milam, Woodrow Wilson CenterRead the Keynote Speech by Ishrat Husain Download the Conference Report in PDF Format

The Conflict-Development Nexus: The Role of Land Distribution in Fostering Stability or Creating Conflict

January 26, 2004 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Experts share their perspectives on the role of land distribution issues as a trigger for conflict and how development assistance can help address conflict situations by resolving such issues.

From Juli to Yul: The Brynner Family Saga from Vladivostok to Hollywood

January 26, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Rock Brynner, Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Marist College

POSTPONED---Untangling West African Conflicts

January 26, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
Please check back for the rescheduled date. A program on "Untangling West African Conflicts," featuring Youseff Mahmoud, the Director of the Africa II Division of the UN Department of Political Affairs. One of the UN's most knowledgeable and experienced diplomats, over the last six years Mr. Mahmoud has been directly involved in initiating or implementing a number of conflict prevention, peacemaking and peace building activities in Central and West Africa. His appearance at the Woodrow Wilson International Center will provide an opportunity to take stock of recent developments and the UN response in such conflict-plagued states as Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast.

North Korea Update: Observations from the Field

January 21, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program

Building Local Democracy under Conditions of Uncertainty in Kosovo

January 21, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Mark Baskin, Senior Associate, SUNY Center for International Development and WWICS Public Policy Scholar

After the SAARC Summit: Vision for South Asia

January 20, 2004 // 1:30pm2:30pm
Asia Program
His Excellency Yashwant Sinha, Minister of External Affairs of India, will discuss the potentially historic meeting last weekend between the leaders of India and Pakistan, and the suddenly brighter chances for peace in the region.

Can Macedonia Survive the Latest Internal and Regional Developments?

January 20, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Vasil Tupurkovski, Professor of International Law, University of Skopje, and President of the Democratic Alternative Party

Book Launch -- Converging Worlds: Community and Religion in Peasant Russia

January 20, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Chris Chulos, Adjunct Professor of History and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement, Roosevelt University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

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