Events

The Iraq Elections: Women to the Ballot Box

December 22, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Program Officer for the Middle East and North Africa, National Endowment for Democracy (NED); Denise Dauphinais, Deputy Director and General Manager, Center for Transitional Justice Program and Post-Conflict Governance, IFES; Stuart Krusell, Deputy Director of Iraq Programs, International Republican Institute (IRI); Makram Ouaiss, Senior Program Officer, Middle East and North Africa Region, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI); Maha Muna, Programme Manager and Officer in Charge, Governance, Peace and Security Unit, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); Charlie Ponticelli, Senior Coordinator,International Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State.This event was co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project and the Middle East Program.
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Book Launch--Beyond Free and Fair: Monitoring Elections and Building Democracy

December 09, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Eric Bjornlund, Democracy International; Commentator: Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Video of this event is available here.

Women's Perspectives from Pakistan and Iran: Searching for Modernity in an Age of Militarization

December 09, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Shahla Haeri, Director, Women's Studies Program and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University; Ayesha Siddiqa, Fellow, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Independent Security Analyst and Author

Live Webcast: Iraq Before the January 2005 Elections

December 06, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
A presentation with three Iraqi Ministers:Mamu Farhan Othman, Minister of State for Civil Society; Louei Hatim Sultan al-Aris, Minister of Transportation; Nesreen Mustafa Berwari, Minister of Public Works. Co-sponsored with the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum & the Conflict Prevention Project

Iran After 25 Years of Revolution: A Retrospective and a Look Ahead

November 16, 2004 // 8:00am3:45pm
This event was cosponsored with National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.

Women and Politics in Yemen

November 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Heba El-Shazli, Regional Program Director/The Middle East,The Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO; Robin Madrid, Resident Director, National Democratic Institute - Yemen

Guns and Governance: Warlords in Afghanistan's Future

November 10, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Olivier Roy, Research Director, French National Center for Scientific Research; Barnett Rubin, Director of Studies/Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, New York University; Radek Sikorski, Resident Fellow and Executive Director of the New Atlantic Initiative, American Enterprise Institute. Moderator: Ambassador Peter Tomsen, former United States Special Envoy on Afghanistan
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Live Webcast: Workshop on Iran's Nuclear Program

November 09, 2004 // 7:30am3:00pm
Participants included: David Albright, President, Institute for Science and International Security; Shahram Chubin, Director of Research, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution (chair); Robert Einhorn, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center (chair); Geoffrey Kemp, Director of Regional Strategic Programs, The Nixon Center; Robert Litwak, Director, Division of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center (chair); Michael McFaul, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution (commentator); Najmeddin Meshkati, Professor of Engineering, University of Southern California; Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution & Visiting Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; andHenry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center.

Book Launch - The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Richard Bulliet, Professor of History, Columbia University

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