Events

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What Is the Phone Number of Europe? Leadership in the European Union After the Lisbon Treaty

December 08, 2010 // 1:00pm4:00pm
The Lisbon Treaty introduced significant changes in the institutional order and external representation of the European Union. This workshop will revisit the founding compromise of European integration between sovereignty and supranationality and assess the effects of these transformations on the legitimization of the EU.

The Reified Nomad: The Historical Roots of Current Anti-Roma Persecution in Europe

December 08, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Across Europe we have seen a sharp increase in anti-Roma persecution, particularly in the Western democracies of France and Italy.
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Edward Gibbon: The Roman and British Empires;A Study in the Concept of Empire

December 06, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
John Pocock, Johns Hopkins University

Off-site Event: The World Youth Democracy Forum for D.C.-Area Students

December 03, 2010 // 9:00am11:30am
The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at The George Washington University and the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award at the Woodrow Wilson Center co-hosted the 2010 World Youth Democracy Forum for DC-Area Students. The Forum featured the 2010 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award Winner, Oleg Kozlovsky of Russia.
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The Sixth Annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

December 02, 2010 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Oleg Kozlovsky, a political activist and co-founder of Solidarnost, United Democratic Movement in Russia, received the 2010 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award on Thursday on 2 December at the Woodrow Wilson Center, as part of a two-panel workshop featuring a round-table discussion After the "Reset:" U.S. and European Approaches to Russia and a keynote address Democracy: New Tools for the Struggle.
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Oil and World Power

November 29, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
David Painter, Associate Professor of History, Department of History and Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
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Accidents and Axioms: The Curious History of U.S. Foreign Policy

November 22, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Philip D. Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia

Off-site Event: The Cold War and Divided Germany in East German Cinematography

November 20, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Jörg Foth, DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian

The Cold War and Divided Germany in East German Cinematography

November 19, 2010 // 4:00pm6:30pm
Robert Gerald Livingston, German Historical Institute, Peter Rollberg, Professor of Film Studies, The George Washington University, Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian

Off-site Event: The Cold War and Divided Germany in East German Cinematography

November 18, 2010 // 5:30pm7:30pm
Jonathan Skolnik, Professor, University of Massachusetts; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian

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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
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Charles Kraus // Program Associate
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant