November 18, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Conversation with Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, veteran of the South African liberation struggle, African National Congress (ANC) leader, and former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela.
October 21, 2005 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Saki Ruth Dockrill, James Carafano, and Tom Nichols will hold a roundtable discussion on connections between the end of the Cold War and present conflicts. Video for this event is now available.
September 28, 2005 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
With author Trudy Huskamp PetersonFinal Acts is a guide to questions of law, politics, physical preservation, and access regarding materials generated by the 20 truth commissions that have completed the work of examining and reporting on the abuses of deposed regimes.
The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World,Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive
September 27, 2005 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
with author Christopher Andrew, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Cambridge University. Drawing on the treasure trove of secrets revealed by the Mitrokhin archive--which has been described by the FBI as "the most complete and extensive intelligence ever achieved from any source"--The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World - Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive (Basic Books; September 20, 2005) corroborates previously disclosed information and reveals stark new insights into KGB operations in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East from the start of the Cold War through the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and beyond. Video is now available.
September 14, 2005 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Drawing on extensive experience creating multilateral security structures for Europe and long study of Korean security issues, Amb. Goodby will discuss whether the time is ripe to begin to create a multilateral security structure for Northeast Asia.
June 29, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:30am
James Goodby, Former US Ambassador to Finland and Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow, currently affiliated with the Brookings InstitutionDiscussants:Blair Ruble, Director, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center;Ambassador Craig Dunkerley, Former Foreign Service Officer and Current Adjunct Professor, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University;Nancy Lubin, President, JNA Associates, Inc., Senior Fellow for Eurasia, American Foreign Policy Council and former Wilson Center Fellow (1990-91)
October 25, 2004 // 1:30pm — 4:00pm
The Department of Energy Office of History and Heritage Resources and the History and Public Policy Project at the Woodrow Wilson Center are organizing a symposium on Edward Teller's legacy to the US science community and US national security. The event will be opened by The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center, and The Honorable Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy. The panel discussion will be moderated by C. Bruce Tarter, Director Emeritus of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Book Launch: Defending the Rights of Others : The Great Powers, the Jews, and International Minority Protection, 1878-1938
October 19, 2004 // 4:00am — 5:30pm
with author Carole Fink, Distinguished Humanities Professor in History, Ohio State University; Revson Fellow, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
January 08, 2004 // 4:00pm — 6:00pm
With Hugh Heclo, Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Public Affairs, George Mason University; Samuel F. Wells, Jr., Associate Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; W. Elliot Brownlee, Professor of History Emeritus, University of California, Santa Barbara; and Otis Graham, Professor of History Emeritus, University of North Carolina, Wilmington