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Colombia’s Peace Process: Measuring Public Opinion and Expectations for Transitional Justice

May 29, 2015
FARC negotiator Pablo Catatumbo said that the recent deadly army raid represented a “step back,” but that the progress made since Colombia’s peace process talks began in 2012 should not be “thrown overboard.” So negotiations continue in spite of tensions and setbacks. A new survey conducted by researchers from Georgia State University seeks to inform the process by providing information on public opinion regarding transitional justice, trust, and overall support for negotiations. One of the researchers, and a Wilson Center Fellow provide context on the findings and their relevance to ongoing attempts to reach an agreement.

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New From the CWIHP Working Paper Series: The Interkit Story: A Window into the Final Decades of the Sino-Soviet Relationship by James Hershberg, Sergey Radchenko, Péter Vámos, and David Wolff.

Apr 11, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Working Papers Series, Working Paper #63: The Interkit Story: A Window into the Final Decades of the Sino-Soviet Relationship by James Hershberg, Sergey Radchenko, Péter Vámos, and David Wolff.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Plan for Federal Funding Hiatus

Apr 08, 2011
If the federal government closes as a result of failure to pass an appropriation bill, the Wilson Center will not close. Click to read the full details of the Wilson Center's plan in case of a government shutdown.

National Security Is First Topic Explored in the New Series, "The National Conversation at the Woodrow Wilson Center"

Apr 08, 2011
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars introduced its new initiative, The National Conversation at the Woodrow Wilson Center, with a discussion of the need for a national security narrative. Hosted by Wilson Center Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman, and moderated by award-winning columnist and author Thomas Friedman, this inaugural event was based on a white paper written by two active military officers.

Kennan Institute Participates in Population Association of America Annual Meeting

Apr 08, 2011
The Kennan Institute is participating in a three-year research project entitled "People, Power, and Conflict in the Eurasian Migration System" that is funded by the National Science Foundation and led by Professor Cynthia Buckley of the University of Texas, Austin. This past week at the Population Association of America 2011 Annual Meeting held in Washington, DC, March 31-April 2, four members of the research team presented their preliminary findings.

Deputy Director Douglas Spelman Participates in Discussion on the VOA (Chinese) Program "Pro and Con"

Apr 08, 2011
Did China's abstention on the UN Libya resolution represent a fundamental shift away from China's traditional position of opposing interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign nation? Watch Deputy Director, Douglas Spelman discuss this issue here!

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.