May 27, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Fedor Burlatsky, Professor and President, Council of Political Science, Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow; and former Guest Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
May 23, 2003 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
On May 23, 2003 the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute, University of California, Berkeley APEC Study Center, and the Mexican Center for Economic Teaching and Research (CIDE) co-sponsored a seminar at the Wilson Center on the Politics of Trade in Mexico and the United States, with generous funding from US Mexus Riverside. Four speakers and a commentator—Gary Huffbauer from the Institute for International Economics; Antonio Ortíz Mena from CIDE; Jeff Faux from the Economic Policy Institute; Isabel Studer from FLACSO; and Vinod Aggarwal from the University of California, Berkeley—addressed different aspects of trade policymaking in the two countries and pointed to possible scenarios for the future.
May 22, 2003 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Reginald C. Stuart explored five varieties of anti-Americanism within Canada, their historical roots, and lines of argument. He questioned what such expressions expose about Canadians themselves, their view of America, and their potential power in the current and future Canada-U.S. relationship.
Science and Technology Innovation Program
The Center’s Foresight and Governance Project recently convened a group of experts to discuss ways to improve both civil liberties and national security in the information age, especially in light of increased efforts for more efficient data gathering and analysis post 9/11.
May 21, 2003 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Levy, Lecturer, Jewish History, Hebrew Union College and Academy of Jewish Religion, Los Angeles, and author of Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist (University of California Press, 2001)* Please note time change
May 20, 2003 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
May 20, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
In his prepared remarks, the Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, offered a perspective on three issues of concern for Sudan: the peace process and the post-conflict period, Sudan's role in counter terrorism efforts, and human rights and religious freedoms in Sudan
United States Studies
For a transcript of the proceedings, click here.
Latin American Program
Discussion of political crises in Latin America and their threat to democratic governance. Participants sought ways to identify points of crisis and then to suggest precise research that would enable the philanthropic and policy communities to respond to crises that arise in the hemisphere in appropriate and effective ways.
May 19, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Nikolai Zlobin, Director, Russian and Asian Programs, Center for Defense Information, Washington, D.C. and former Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute