December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Latin American Program
A two-day conference held in the Dominican Republic concerning the context of the changes in Cuba, the concept of civil society, new modes of economic and social survival, and the relationship between religion, culture, and society.
December 16, 2003 // 11:15am — 12:15pm
Middle East Program
Kian Tajbakhsh, Cultural Research Bureau, Tehran, Iran
December 16, 2003 // 3:00am — 4:30am
Yemile Mizrahi, former Fellow and current scholar, chronicles the rise of the PAN in her new book titled From Martyrdom to Power: The Partido Accion Nacional in Mexico. The event will feature comments by Wendy Hunter, Associate Professor at University of Texas, Austin and Todd Eisenstadt, Assistant Professor at American University.
December 15, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
December 15, 2003 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
NATO effectiveness depends on greatly on US military power. The choice to become dependent on the US's ability to deter Soviet aggression implied the acceptance of a political subordination. When European and US interest no longer coincided, tensions erupted between the allies. The European security issue offers a privileged standpoint to analyze the development of trans-Atlantic relations.
December 15, 2003 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Robert Orttung, Associate Research Professor, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American University; Visiting Scholar, Center for Security Studies, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute
December 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
China Environment Forum
Environmental experts from China, Germany, Japan, and the United States explore the myriad issues associated with environmental equity in China.
December 11, 2003 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Randall L. Tobias emphasizes the importance of prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction in this Director's Forum -- also his first major speaking engagement open to the public.
December 10, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
December 10, 2003 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
POSTPONED -- TO BE RESCHEDULEDBoris Berezovsky, Chairman, Foundation for Civil LibertiesFor information regarding the Kennan Institute's involvement in organizing this lecture, click here to read a statement from Kennan Institute director Blair Ruble.