Past Events

Book Launch -- The Russians Emerge

September 29, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Heidi Hollinger, photographer, Montreal; Jonathan Sanders, Director, Project on the Russian Future, New YorkTo read more about The Russians Emerge or to order this book, click here.

The WMD Debate in Iran

September 25, 2003 // 11:45am1:30pm
Middle East Program
Farideh Farhi, University of Hawaii-Minoa

The New Old World: The Politics of Aging

September 25, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
The Project on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) and the AARP Global Aging Program held the second in their series of meetings on the challenges and opportunities posed by aging societies in the major industrial democracies. The second in the series focused on the “The Politics of Aging.”

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Conference - National Security for the 21st Century - National Power in an Unpredictable World

September 25, 2003 // 12:00am
This event is not held at the Woodrow Wilson Center. To attend, you must register on the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Series website. During this two-day conference a distinguished array of national security decision makers will assemble to make presentations, participate in panel discussions, and field questions in a setting which promotes extensive discourse--focused by a single unifying theme.

Macedonia between Conflict and Stability: Overcoming Corruption, Violence and Nationalism

September 24, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ed Joseph, Former Director of the Macedonia Project, International Crisis Group, Current EES Research Scholar

White: The Biography of Walter White, Mr. NAACP

September 24, 2003 // 12:00am
United States Studies

The Human Dimensions of Environmental Security: Some Insights from South Asia

September 24, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Adil Najam and Atiq Rahman explore whether poverty is a necessary condition for environmental degradation and resource scarcity to lead to conflict and insecurity.

Security Dilemmas in Central Asia: Competition for Influence

September 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Speakers: Mehrdad Haghayeghi, Associate Professor of Political Science, Southwest Missouri State University; Peter Sinnott, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Harriman Institute, Columbia University; Nikolai Zlobin, Director, Russian and Asian Programs, Center for Defense Information.Chair: Robert Hathaway, Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.This event is co-sponsored with the Kennan Institute and the Asia Program.

A Single Payer, Universal Health System? Current U.S. Proposals and the Canadian Model

September 23, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Gregory Marchildon and Pierre-Gerlier Forest discussed the evolution of the Canadian plan of the single payer, universal health care system and its applicability as a model for the United States.

Congress and the Politics of Deficits

September 22, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Congress Project
with Rep. John Spratt (D-SC);Rudoph G. Penner, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute;Professor James Thurber, The American University;Andrew Taylor, CQ Weekly

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