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Education is at the Heart of Ratiu Lecture

Dec 05, 2008
This month, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosts the fourth annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture. Previous awardees include Saad Eddin Ibrahim, an Egyptian democracy activist, and Belarusian democracy activist Anatoli Mikhailov, president of the European Humanities University in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Presidential Science Advisors Push for a Swift Appointment From Obama

Dec 05, 2008
Science, technology and innovation are keys to addressing a host of challenges our nation will face in the coming years. Former presidential science advisors address this in an article calling for the president-elect to appoint his advisor quickly.

Making a Critical Connection: Science Advice and the Next President

Dec 04, 2008
Former presidential advisors highlight the need for a swift appointment of the next presidential science and technology advisor.

Fellow Explores How Islamic Feminism Promotes Human Rights and Democracy

Dec 04, 2008
"Gender equality and social justice are core ideals of Islamic feminism," says Wilson Center Fellow Margot Badran, who is writing a book on how Islamic feminism contributes to the promotion of human rights.

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.