Wilson Center News

Washington History Seminar Fall 2014 Lineup

Aug 20, 2014
The Washington History Seminar, sponsored jointly by the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the Wilson Center, announces its Fall 2014 schedule.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Distinguished African Scholar Betty Bigombe in the Washington Post

Jul 29, 2008
In a new Washington Post multimedia report, former Ugandan government minister Betty Bigombe discusses her involvement in negotiating peace in northern Uganda to end the civil war with the Lord's Resistance Army.

Director Quoted in EarthSky Blog

Jul 28, 2008
JULY 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner comments on the potential longer term impacts of the Green Olympics

Dialogue Interview with Frederick Burkle

Jul 23, 2008
July 2008 – Frederick Burkle, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, describes the security and medical support measures needed in the wake of complex emergencies.

Will Beijing's Car Ban Clear the Air? Predictions Are Hazy

Jul 23, 2008
The Chinese capital is taking half its cars off the road, but coal-burning could sully its efforts. The China Environment Forum reports on the impacts of the country's automotive use.

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.