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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.

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Wilson Center Remembers Former Diplomat, Scholar Anatoly Dobrynin

Apr 12, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson Center joins the international community in mourning the passing of Anatoly Dobrynin, who served as the Soviet ambassador to the United States for more than 20 years.

CEF Director to Speak at a May 17-18 Social Investment Forum Event "The Paradox of China's Transformation"

Apr 12, 2010
This symposium will address the rising tension between China's tremendous economic growth and international influence over recent decades as it faces environmental and developmental challenges.

Respect: Nourishing Goodness in Education

Apr 08, 2010
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is an American sociologist who has devoted her life to advocating a more socially conscious view of education. At a Wilson Center event on March 25, part of the Taube Discussion Series in American Values, Lawrence-Lightfoot redefined the term "respect" and explained how it could become the foundation of productive relationships between educators and students, and among people more generally.

Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration: Tactics and Strategy

Apr 08, 2010
Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism for the U.S. State Department, outlined the Obama administration's two-pronged counterterrorism strategy at an April 2 discussion co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's International Security Studies and Middle East Program, and Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.

The Wilson Quarterly


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.


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.