Events

Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony

June 18, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
This documentary highlights the use of music in the South African liberation struggle against Apartheid, featuring interviews conducted with and songs sung by prominent South African musicians, singers, poets, and political activists, as well as scenes from videos taken during Apartheid.

An Informal Discussion with Foreign Minister Baloi about Mozambique and Southern Africa

June 12, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
Minister Oldemiro Baloi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mozambique Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program will serve as moderator.
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Zimbabwe: The Presidential Run-Off and its Implications

May 28, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
Ray Choto, Senior Editor, Voice of America, Zimbabwe Desk Jamal Jafari, Senior Peace Fellow, the Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG) and Consultant, the Enough ProjectDileepan Sivapathasundaram, Senior Program Officer, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs Gayle Smith, Senior Fellow, the Center for American Progress and Co-Chair of the ENOUGH Project Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West

May 27, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
This film follows the formation of the grassroots movement among politicians, activists, and community leaders, which eventually succeeded in imposing sanctions on the government of South Africa.

The Eastern Congo and Northern Uganda: On-the-Ground Assessments of Two Peace Processes

May 19, 2008 // 9:30am11:00am
With:Tim Shortley, Senior Adviser to Assistant Secretary for African Affairs for Conflict Resolution, State Department; Betty Bigombe, Africa Program Distinguished Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Howard Wolpe, Director, Africa Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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Book Discussion -- When Things Fell Apart, State failure in late-century Africa

May 13, 2008 // 10:00am11:30am
With Robert H. Bates, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, MA
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Book Launch -- The Rebels' Hour

May 07, 2008 // 10:30am12:00pm
On Wednesday May 7, 2008 the Africa Program of the Wilson Center hosted a book launch for The Rebels' Hour with author Lieve Joris, a Belgian contemporary non-fiction writer.

Bringing Peace to the Niger Delta

May 02, 2008 // 10:00am12:00pm
WithProf. Peter Lewis,SAIS, Johns Hopkins University Dr. Judy Asuni,Executive Director, Academic Associates Peace WorksProf. Darren Kew,University of Massachusetts-BostonCo-Moderator David Smock, U.S. Institute of PeaceCo-Moderator Steve Morrison,Center for Strategic and International Studies

Women At Work: the unique role of women in post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation

May 01, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
With: Maryam Elahi, Director, International Women's Program, Open Society Institute, Carla Koppell, Director, the Initiative for Inclusive Security, Hunt Alternatives Fund, and Aili Mari Tripp, Professor, Department of Political Science and Women's Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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A Briefing on the Congo by SRSG Alan Doss

April 16, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
On Wednesday, April 16, 2008 the Wilson Center Africa Program hosted the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General (SRSG) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Alan Doss, for a briefing on current events in the Congo. Howard Wolpe, director of the Africa Program at the Wilson Center, served as moderator.

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