Past Events

Water Follies: Groundwater Pumping and the Fate of America's Freshwaters

June 10, 2003 // 10:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Virtually no one is discussing the increasing reliance worldwide on groundwater and the potentially dire consequences of that dependence for rivers, ecosystems, and sustainable development. Robert Glennon outlines his case for new groundwater policies.

Can Development Assistance Be Used to Build Peace?

June 10, 2003 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Sharon Morris, United States Agency for International Development and Ian Bannon, World Bank; co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum

Corruption and Institution Building in Russia: Lessons for Iraq

June 09, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
John Vafai, Attorney at Law, John Vafai & Associates; Member, New York Bar; and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

How to Move the Global Water Agenda Forward: A Look at Agriculture, Health and Economics

June 09, 2003 // 9:00am4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Together with the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the National Wildlife Federation, the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Project co-sponsors a panel discussion on the inextricable linkages between water and food security.

Russian Foreign Policy for Europe and the United States

June 06, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Ernst-Joerg von Studnitz, former German Ambassador to Russia

Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

June 05, 2003 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Thomas A. Schwartz, associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, will discuss his latest book Lyndon Jonhson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

The Political and Economic Future of Serbia after Djindjic

June 04, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
Obrad Kesic, Political Analyst and Consultant at largeSrba Antic, Economic Consultant, IMF

Macedonia: A Chain in the Stability of the Balkans

June 03, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Trifun Kostovski, Member of Parliament, Republic of Macedonia

Book Launch--Rogue Nation: American Unilateralism and the Failure of Good Intentions

June 02, 2003 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Clyde Prestowitz, president, Economic Strategic InstituteBruce Stokes of the National Journal will be the commentator.

Book Launch -- MARTYRS: Innocence, Vengeance and Despair in the Middle East

June 02, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Joyce Davis is an acknowledged expert on the Middle East and Islamic movements. Her newest book offers insights into Islam's teaching on martyrdom and its connection to the September 11 attacks on the United States. Ms. Davis also is author of Between Jihad and Salaam: Profiles in Islam, a collection of profiles and interviews with Islamic leaders around the world.

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