Past Events

Turkey at the Conjuncture of Islam and Democracy: One Woman's Stance

November 19, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Merve Kavakci, Former Member of Turkish Parliament

Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy Toward Russia After the Cold War

November 18, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors James M. Goldgeier and Michael McFaul will present their recently published book on US foreign policy towards Russia after the Cold War. The book traces the formulation and evolution of American foreign policy toward the Soviet Union and Russia during the tumultuous and uncertain decade following the end of the Cold War. It examines how American decisionmakers--particularly in the executive branch--coped with the opportunities and challenges presented by a new Russia.This event is organized by the Cold War International History Project and co-sponsored by the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at The George Washington University. A reception will follow the authors' presentation.

New Ideas in the Transition from Relief to Development

November 18, 2003 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Samuel Nyambi, United Nations Representative in Ethiopia; Abou Moussa, United Nations Representative in Liberia; Herbert M'Cleod, United Nations Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Simon Nhonga, United Nations Representative in Eritrea

Congress and Trade Policy

November 17, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Representative Sander M. Levin (D-MI), Ranking Democrat, House Trade Subcommittee; Thelma J. Askey, Director, U.S. Trade & Development Agency; Kent Hughes, Director, Project on America and the Global Economy; Elizabeth Becker, Trade Correspondent, The New York Times

Book Launch -- Summerfolk: A History of the Dacha, 1700-2000

November 17, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Stephen Lovell, Lecturer, Department of History, King's College, London

Analyzing Citizenship in Latin American Democracies

November 14, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Latin American Program
A conference attempting to identify the current challenges facing the development and study of citizenship in Latin America.

Book launch---Searching for Hassan: A Journey to the Heart of Iran

November 13, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
Author Terence Ward

Book Launch:China After Jiang

November 13, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Gang Lin,Woodrow Wilson Center and Co-editor, China after Jiang; Xiaobo Hu,, Clemson University and Co-editor, China after Jiang; Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley.

Power and Protest. Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente.

November 13, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Jeremi Suri, Assistant Professor in History at University of Wisconsin, Madison, will present findings from his latest book, Power and Protest. Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente. Comments by Melvyn Leffler and Vojtech Mastny.

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