Events

Roundtable: Overcoming Religious Nationalism in the Balkans

December 05, 2003 // 8:00am1:00pm
Panel 1: Overcoming the Legacy of the Orthodox-Catholic DivideVjekoslav Perica and Nicole LindstromPanel 2: The Christian-Islamic ConflictRobert Donia, Elizabeth Prodromou and Michael SellsKeynote Speaker: Tim ByrnesModerator: John Koumoulides

OSI-EES Junior Public Policy Fellows Research Presentations

December 02, 2003 // 11:00am12:30pm
Casandra Bischoff is a Policy Reform Specialist at Development Alternatives, Inc., RomaniaLiisi Keedus is Visiting Lecturer at Nord University and Art Academy, Estonia

Bulgaria in NATO: Balkan Security and Black Sea Challenges

December 01, 2003 // 11:00pm
Gen. Boyko Borissov of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry and Bulgarian Ambassador to the U.S. Elena Poptodorova are featured speakers at the conference on "Bulgaria in NATO: Balkan Security and Black Sea Challenges," which includes leading U.S. and Bulgarian strategists. Generous support provided by Lockheed Martin.

The Annual Czech-Slovak Lecture Series

November 19, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic

The United States - Adriatic Partnership: Albania, Croatia and Macedonia on the Way to NATO

November 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
H.E. Ilinka Mitreva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, MacedoniaH.E. Luan Hajdaraga, Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, AlbaniaH.E. Ivan Simonovic, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Croatia

Director's Forum: A Small Country vis-a-vis a Global Power: The Relationship between Serbia-Montenegro and the United States

November 06, 2003 // 11:30am12:30pm
Svetozar Stojanovic, Distinguished Serbian philosopher, writer and political advisor, former Wilson Center Fellow

Unresolved Issues Complicating Integration with the West: A Progress Report from the Balkans

November 05, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Barry Wood, International Economics Correspondent, Voice of America

Approaching the Roma from a Human-Development Perspective

November 04, 2003 // 11:00am1:00pm
Central and Eastern European countries will become successful members of the European Union only if the Roma, the region's largest ethnic minority, become fully integrated through jobs, education, health care and political participation. So argues The Roma in Central and Eastern Europe: Avoiding the Dependency Trap, a path-breaking report that UNDP released earlier this year. The report looks at Roma realities from a "human development" perspective, an approach pioneered by UNDP over a decade ago. In particular, the report broadens the human-rights debate concerning the Roma to include larger developmental issues.

Bosnia and Kosovo...Afghanistan and Iraq...Connecting the Dots Constructively

October 29, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
John Lampe, Professor of History, University of Maryland and WWICS Fellow

Film Screening: Lech Walesa! - A Unique Account

October 23, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
followed by a discussion with the director Martti Puukko

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Emily R. Buss // Program Assistant