Past Events

Father of His Country? Franjo Tudjman and the Creation of Contemporary Croatia

October 13, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
James Sadkovich, WWICS Public Policy Scholar

Book Launch: Islam In Russia: The Politics of Identity and Security

October 13, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Shireen Hunter, Director, Islam Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Ukraine on the Eve of Presidential Elections

October 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Gene Fishel, Senior Analyst, Office of Russian and Eurasian Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

Environmental Journalist Stops Plans to Dam China's Last Untamed River

October 12, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.

Population-Environmental Piggybacking: Integrating an Environmental Module into Guatemala's Demographic and Health Survey

October 12, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The Petén region, located in the northern part of Guatemala, is a population-environment hot spot. ProPetén, an environmental and social organization working in the region, spearheaded an effort to add data on environment to USAID's Demographic and Health Survey. Liza Grandia, president of the Board of Directors of ProPetén, discusses the initiative.

Cycles in the Greek-Turkish Relationship

October 08, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program

Book Launch -- Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Colonial Empire

October 06, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Africa Program
A roundtable discussion with Witney Schneidman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs in the Clinton Administration and author of Engaging Africa: Washington and the Fall of Portugal's Colonial Empire. Schneidman's book was recently characterized in Foreign Affairs as "a must-read for anyone interested in decolonization or Cold War diplomacy," and "the definitive diplomatic history of U.S.-Portuguese relations in the 1960s and 1970s, in the context of Portugal's 1974 revolution and the end of its African empire."

Health and Demographics in Russia and the Consequences for Russian Society and Policy

October 06, 2004 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Kennan Institute
Commemorating the 75th birthday of Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson CenterPeter Hartsock, Director Research Scientist Officer, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Health; Judyth Twigg, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute; Harley Balzer, Associate Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; John Hardt, Senior Specialist of Post-Soviet Economics, Congressional Research Service

Think before We Act: New Questions about Decentralization in Kosovo

October 06, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Isa Blumi, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, Trinity College

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