May 19, 2006
The Title VIII Prize, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Title VIII Program, is awarded annually by the AAASS for two distinguished policy papers by graduate students or recent MA/MS/PhD grads, one on Southeast European Affairs and one on Eurasian Affairs in any policy relevant discipline. Deadline: June 30, 2006
May 17, 2006
The Brazil Institute announces the launch of its 2006 Elections Website, dedicated to October's Presidential Elections.
May 15, 2006
The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces the second competition for Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America, with the goal of stimulating innovative work among relatively junior members of the academic profession and to focus attention on democracy in Latin America.
May 12, 2006
MAY 2006--President Putin Promotes Incentives To Bolster Population
May 11, 2006
"The largest, deepest issues require religious engagement for political resolution," said President of Cornell University Hunter R. Rawlings III in this Director's Forum. Such controversial issues as abortion, stem cell research, and intelligent design-—debated at all levels of government and in schools-—reveal the power of religion.