September 08, 2004 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
International Security Studies
with speaker and author Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University
September 08, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Chair, Romanian Academic Society, Bucharest
September 08, 2004 // 4:30am — 6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Rajan Gupta, a theoretical physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, described his plan for reducing global poverty by improving education, health care, economic opportunities, the environment, security, and governance. He highlighted the relationship between reducing global poverty and strengthening global stability, noting that the poor remained especially susceptible to recruitment by criminal and terrorist groups. He called for a quicker and more significant transfer of knowledge and resources from developed countries to alleviate the problems of the poor.
September 07, 2004 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
This event has been cancelled. The event will be rescheduled and a mailing will be sent out with the new date.
August 05, 2004 // 9:30am — 11:00am
A Roundtable discussion with Howard French, distinguished New York Times journalist and author of the recently published book A Continent for the Taking: The Tragedy and Hope of Africa. Historian Louis Gates, Jr. has described French's book as "A brilliant and nuanced meditation on the complexities of contemporary Africa. Essential reading for those of us who love Africa and for all those who wish to gain a fuller understanding of a continent that is sprawling, mysterious, and endlessly fascinating."
August 05, 2004 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
August 03, 2004 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
A presentation by Donna A. Patterson , Africanist Doctoral Candidate Fellow at the Wilson Center's Africa Program. Patterson will present an excerpt from her dissertation research, which examines the intersection of gender and professional development among female pharmacy owners in Dakar, Senegal.
August 03, 2004 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Middle East Program
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.
July 29, 2004 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Katsuya OKADA, President of Democratic Party of Japan; Yukihisa FUJITA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Akihisa NAGASHIMA, member of the Japanese House of Representatives; Kouhei OHTSUKA, Member of the House of Councilors
July 23, 2004 // 9:00am — 5:00pm