Wilson Center News

Don’t Forget About Governance: The Risk of Tunnel Vision in Chasing Resilience for Asia’s Cities

Jul 29, 2014
Asia is going through an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Secondary and tertiary cities are seeing the most rapid changes in land-use and ownership, social structures, and values as peri-urban and agricultural land become part of metropolitan cityscapes. All the while, climate change is making many of these fast-growing cities more vulnerable to disasters.

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Brazil Institute Special Report 2 Available for Download - Brazil Under Lula and Prospects for the 2006 Elections

Sep 29, 2006
This report provides analysis of Lula's term in office and predictions on Brazil's October 1st Presidential Elections.

Kennan Institute and IREX announce 2007 Regional Policy Symposium: The Former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Contemporary Silk Road

Sep 28, 2006
IREX is accepting applications for grants to U.S. junior scholars to participate in the 2007 Regional Policy Symposium on the Former Soviet Republics of Central Asia and the Contemporary Silk Road. The application deadline is December 1, 2006.

Kathryn W. Davis and Family Present Generous Gift To the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute

Sep 28, 2006
The gift will help to underwrite an annual awards dinner, as well as to support Kennan Institute programming.

Visiting Iraq

Sep 25, 2006
Former Congressman Lee Hamilton describes his recent trip to Iraq with the Iraq Study Group.

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.