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Lee Hamilton on the 20th Anniversary of the Environmental Change and Security Program

Sep 17, 2014
“The Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program was one of the first to recognize the critical connections between the environment, population dynamics, and security,” says former Wilson Center President and Director Lee Hamilton on the 20th anniversary of the program.

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By the Book: Woodrow Wilson Center Press

Feb 01, 2006
Woodrow Wilson Center Press publishes about a dozen titles each year on a range of scholarly topics, often written by Center scholars and fellows. Recent titles on the economics of war, international migration, the U.S. economy, energy in foreign policy, and life in the Russian countryside are highlighted in this story, along with the Press's mission and history.

New Press Books Provide Critical Insight Into North Korea, Russian Voting Patterns

Feb 01, 2006
Woodrow Wilson Center Press Director Joe Brinley discusses the impact of the Press offering as examples two recent press books: one, a historical look at North Korea, the other, on Russia's recent voting patterns.

The Miniskirt and the Veil: Aid and Islam in Bulgaria

Feb 01, 2006
Muslim countries are sending massive aid to Bulgaria. Fellow Kristen Ghodsee is examining whether Bulgaria's Muslims are simply attracted to the funding or whether the aid is cultivating a true Islamic revivalism. She also looks at the impact of aid on gender relations.

Wilson Center Publications Win Choice Awards for Outstanding Academic Titles

Feb 01, 2006
Four titles either published by the Wilson Center or written by a Wilson Center scholar while in residence received Choice Awards for Outstanding Academic Titles.

Canada Institute launches Ocassional Paper Series

Jan 31, 2006
The Canada Institute launched a new Occasional Paper Series in January 2006. The inaugural publication by Dwight Mason discusses the challenges Quebec would have had to face in foreign and defense policy had the 1995 referendum led to the province's independence.

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.