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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

Former Fellow Receives Pulitzer

May 03, 2006
Kai Bird, a former Wilson Center fellow, wins 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for a volume he co-wrote while at the Center in 2001-2002.

NAFTA and the New North American Summitry

May 03, 2006
Louis Belanger, a recent Wilson Center public policy scholar, said North American summits provide an important institutional vehicle to help bolster NAFTA.

Women and Change in the Middle East

May 01, 2006
In this conference, speakers discussed progress toward the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North Africa. The first panel examined the status of women in a select number of countries in the region, focusing on women's rights and civil society, and examining developments in women's political participation and legal rights. The second panel focused on the experiences of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.

Why We Need a Corporation for Public Gaming

Apr 25, 2006
April 2006 - In this article, David Rejeski argues that computer and video games are the new mass media and the time has come to apply these technologies for the public good, as we have done with radio and television.

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.