Wilson Center News

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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Samuel H. Beer, Wilson Center Senior Scholar, Dies at 97

Apr 16, 2009
The staff and scholars of the Woodrow Wilson Center mourn the loss of Samuel H. Beer, 97, political scientist and Wilson Center senior scholar, who died April 7.

Cries of Anguish: A Report on Pakistan's FATA

Apr 16, 2009
Pakistan's volatile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are too dangerous for most outsiders to access, and little information on the area leaves the region. Khalid Aziz, director of institutional capacity-building for the FATA Secretariat, screens a documentary and discusses the area's beleaguered development.

The 3/11 Madrid Bombings: An Assessment After 5 Years

Apr 10, 2009
Conventional wisdom about the 3/11 attacks is that it was a local, isolated terrorist cell at work. But the character of the attacks suggest Islamic jihadist terrorists as more likely perpetrators, explained Fernando Reinares, director of the Program on Global Terrorism in Madrid's Elcano Royal Institute.

Family Planning Has Health, Environmental, Economic Benefits, Say Former USAID Population Directors

Apr 09, 2009
APRIL 2009—New Report Argues for Doubling Spending on International Family Planning

Enterprising Women in Urban Zimbabwe: Gender, Microbusiness, and Globalization

Apr 09, 2009
A new book published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press examines women's experiences in microbusiness in Zimbabwe during the 1990s.

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.