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
May 15, 2003 // 1:00pm — 5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory
May 15, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Middle East Program
Binnaz Toprak is a professor of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.
May 14, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Veljko Vujacic, Associate Professor of Sociology, Oberlin College, and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient
May 13, 2003 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
David Shambaugh, Professor, George Washington University, and Wilson Center Fellow; Cheng Li, Professor, Hamilton College, and Wilson Center Fellow; Bruce Dickson, Associate Professor, George Washington University.
May 13, 2003 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Middle East Program
Alex Klaits, Program Manager, Christian Children's Fund/Child Fund Afghanistan
May 13, 2003 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond
May 13, 2003 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
The World Bank's Post Conflict Fund made a grant in December 2002 to the Woodrow Wilson Center to launch a leadership-training project in Burundi, designed to advance the country's post-war economic reconstruction. The project management team, consisting of Africa Project Consulting Director Howard Wolpe and Program Manager Steve McDonald brought to the Center for a day-long report and evaluation Burundian consultant (and former Human Rights Minister) Eugène Nindorera, trainers Elizabeth McClintock (Program Director of the Cambridge-based Conflict Management Group) and Alain Lempereur (Director of the Paris Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation in Europe, and workshop training participants Rémy Nahimana(Director, Burundi Catholic Peace and Justice Commission) and Domitille Barancira (President, Constitutional Court of Burundi). Invited to participate in this review of project methodology, training content and project impact were donor agencies, NGOs active in Burundi, practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and economic recovery, and others who are involved in Great Lakes regional issues.
May 12, 2003 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors Milt Beardon and James Risen discuss the CIA's role during the last years of the Cold War and their findings published in their recent book The Main Enemy (Random House, 2003)