Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

As Lee Hamilton Steps Down, Colleagues Reflect on his Contributions

Sep 02, 2010
This fall, after 12 years of esteemed leadership, Lee H. Hamilton will step down as the Woodrow Wilson Center's president and director. His colleagues agree the Center has become a more vibrant and relevant institution under his leadership.

The Golden Age of Hamilton

Sep 02, 2010
When he arrived after 34 years of distinguished service in the U.S. House of Representatives, Lee Hamilton found the Center mired in problems of funding and governance. Assisted by a few talented Hill colleagues, Hamilton led the effort to resolve some of these problems and sharpened the focus of the Center's research to more policy-relevant topics, writes Senior Scholar Sam Wells.

CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily

Sep 01, 2010
CWIHP is pleased to announce that CWIHP Senior Scholar, Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily discussing US-Cambodian relations during the Cold War.

2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Recipient Eleonora Cercavschi Honored with the Highest Moldovan Distinction - Order of the Republic

Aug 31, 2010
Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, recipient of the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award, was honored with the Order of the Republic (Ordinul Republicii) - the highest Moldovan distinction presented by the country's President.

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.