Past Events

The Russian Influence on American Sport

December 12, 2002 // 8:30am10:30am
Kennan Institute
Robert Edelman, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, San Diego; Craig Masback, Chief Executive Officer, United States Track and Field Association; Ken Dryden, President, Toronto Maple Leafs

Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict: Understanding Non-Traditional Threats to Global Security

December 11, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Joseph Collins, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Department of Defense; James Steinberg, Vice President and Director of Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; David McIntyre, Deputy Director, ANSER Institute for Homeland Security

Linking Health, Environment and Community Development: Lessons from the Thai Experience

December 11, 2002 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Featuring Mechai Viravaidya, founder and chairman of Thailand's Population and Community Development Association

Bulgaria and the EU

December 11, 2002 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Lampe, Professor and Chair of History, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

George W. Bush and Asia: A Midterm Assessment

December 11, 2002 // 7:30am4:00pm
Asia Program
James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Xiaoyuan Liu, associate professor of history, Iowa State, and WWC/GWU Asian Policy Studies Fellow; Catharin Dalpino, fellow, Brookings Institution; Jonathan Pollack, director, Strategic Research Department, US Naval War College; Harry Harding, dean, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Kurt Campbell, senior vice president, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Katharine H.S. Moon, associate professor of political science, Wellesley College, and WWC/GWU Asian Policy Studies Fellow; Hilton Root, senior fellow, Economic Strategy Institute; Nayan Chanda, director of publications, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization; Frank S. Jannuzi, professional staff, Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeDownload "George W. Bush and Asia: A Midterm Assessment" Conference Report

Democracy Promotion or "Democracy by Force": Past Uses and Implications for the Future.

December 09, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Elizabeth Clark, Georgetown University; Dr. Marina S. Ottaway, Carnegie Endowment; and Dr. Judith Yaphe, National Defense University & Goucher College.

Russian-American Engagement in Africa

December 09, 2002 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Mikhail Vishnevsky, Senior Scientific Researcher, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

NAFTA at 10: Progress, Potential, and Precedents

December 09, 2002 // 7:00am4:30pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Marking the 10th anniversary of NAFTA, the Wilson Center convened a two-day conference to assess the impact of NAFTA, the lessons the agreement may hold for deepening North American ties and future trade agreements, and the international effort to “get globalization right.”

Explaining Mr. Putin: How New is Russia's Foreign Policy?

December 06, 2002 // 2:30am4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Andrew Kuchins, Director, Russian and Eurasian Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C.

Wilson Center-Czech and Slovak Lecture Series: The Czech and Slovak Legacy in the Struggle for Freedom

December 05, 2002 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Adam Michnik, Editor-in-Chief, Gazeta WyborczaCosponsored by the Embassies of the Czech and Slovak Republics

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