Past Events

A Conversation with Songul Chapouk, Member of the Iraqi Governing Council

September 22, 2003 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Songul Chapouk, Member of the Iraqi Governing Council

A View From Inside Syria

September 22, 2003 // 4:00am5:00pm
Middle East Program
Ammar Abdulhamid, Project Coordinator, DarEmar (Damascus, Syria)

Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future

September 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Latin American Program
Held just over one year after President Álvaro Uribe took office, this conference was designed to evaluate the political, military, economic, and social policies of the Uribe government and their contribution to the possibility of a peaceful settlement of Colombia's internal conflict.

Women, Islam and Human Rights in Africa

September 17, 2003 // 9:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Speakers: Ayesha Imam, Coordinator, Baobab, Nigeria; Sondra Hale, Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies, UCLA; Mounira Charrad, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Center for Middle East Studies, University of Texas at Austin; and moderated by Mary Osirim, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, Center for Ethnicities, Communities and Social Policy, Bryn Mawr College. This event is co-sponsored with the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Project.

Perspectives on Urban Poverty in Latin America

September 17, 2003 // 9:00am6:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Latino Leaders and the Challenges of Latino Political Incorporation

September 16, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
Panelists:Carlos Manzano, Democratic State Committemember, New YorkJuan C. Zapata, State Representative, FloridaAna Sol Gutierrez, State Delegate, MarylandModerator:Margarita Studemeister, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic CenterLocation: 6th floor board room

Aspects of Film: Friedkin on the Movies

September 16, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
A Director's Forum with William Friedkin, Hollywood FilmmakerFriedkin’s film credits include The French Connection (which won an Academy Award in 1971), The Exorcist (1973), andRules of Engagement (2000).

Successful Autocracy in the Middle East?

September 16, 2003 // 8:30am3:30pm
Middle East Program
By Invitation Only

The Future of Iran's Islamic Republic: Evolution or Revolution

September 15, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Ramin Jahanbegloo, Head of the Department for Contemporary Studies, Cultural Research Bureau, Tehran, Iran.

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

September 15, 2003 // 12:00am
United States Studies

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