September 26, 2005 // 9:00am — 3:00pm
Panel I: Reporting from Restricted Areas: Barbara Slavin, Chair: Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, USA TODAY; Azadeh Moaveni, Author/Journalist for Time Magazine, Tehran, Iran; Qian Gang, Director, China Media Project, Journalism and Media Studies Center, University of Hong Kong; Marta Dyczok, Current Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Associate Professor, History and Political Science, University of Western Ontario.Panel II: Media in Conflict: Influencing Public Perception:Ralph Begleiter, Chair: Professor of Communication, University of Delaware; Former CNN World Affairs Correspondent; Bill Berkeley, author, The Graves Are Not Yet Full: Race, Tribe, and Power in the Heart of Africa; former editorial writer, New York Times; Lukas Luwarso, Humphrey's Fellow, University of Maryland; Executive Secretary, Indonesian Press Council, Indonesia.This event included a book launch of Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War with Anthony Shadid, Author/Journalist; 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner; Islamic correspondent for the Washington Post; former visiting scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
September 13, 2005 // 8:30am — 1:15pm
Sanam Anderlini, Independent Consultant on Gender, Peace, and Security Issues; Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst and Director of the Initiative for Middle Eastern Youth, RAND Corporation; Rosalind Boyd, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Developing-Area Studies (CDAS), McGill University; Eulalie Nibizi, President, Burundi Trade Union, Bujumbura, Burundi; Ala Noori Talabani, Member of the Iraqi Interim National Assembly, Baghdad, Iraq; Jenni Williams, Director, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA), Bulwayo, Zimbabwe.This event is cosponsored with the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity.
September 12, 2005 // 2:00pm — 5:00pm
Experts launch new Kennan Institute book. Video is available.
September 06, 2005 // 10:00am — 12:15pm
Video of this event is now available. Anwar Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia; Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Professor of Political Sociology, American University in Cairo, and Chairman of the Board, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, Cairo, Egypt; Larry Diamond(Commentator), Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University; Vali Nasr (Commentator), Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; Carl Gershman (Chair), President, National Endowment for Democracy.
August 30, 2005 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Sayed Mohammid Amin Fatimie, Afghanistan Minister of Public Health, highlights improvements to Afghanistan's healthcare system that have transpired during the U.S. presence, but adds that more time is needed to repair the problems and rebuild the system into one of transparency and efficacy.
July 14, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Bijan Khajehpour, Atieh Bahar Consulting, Tehran, Iran; John W. Garver, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology.This event is cosponsored with the Asia Program.
July 07, 2005 // 8:30am — 1:15pm
This event is cosponsored with National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.
June 20, 2005 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
with Angel Rabasa, Senior Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation
June 14, 2005 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Sameena Nazir, Director, Survey of Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa, and Senior Research Coordinator, Freedom House, New York;Amal Rassam, Iraq Specialist, and Writer, Iraq Report, Survey of Women's Rights; Catherine D. Bellafronto, Master of Science in Foreign Service Candidate, Georgetown University. This event is co-sponsored by Freedom House.
June 08, 2005 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
A Panel Discussion with Yuri Dzhibladze (Russia)—President of the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, Moscow, Russia; Gustavo Gallón (Colombia)—Director of the Colombian Commission ofJurists, Bogotá, Colombia;Nozima Kamalova (Uzbekistan)—Legal Aid Society, Tashkent, UzbekistanVideo of this event is now available.
Experts & Staff
- Haleh Esfandiari // Director, Middle East Program
- Kendra Heideman // Program Associate
- Julia Romano // Program Assistant
- Ismail Alexandrani // Visiting Arab Journalist
- Margot Badran // Senior Scholar
- Jason Brodsky // Policy Advisor to the Director, President and CEO and Research Associate
- Jeffrey Goldberg // Distinguished Fellow
- Roya Hakakian // Fellow
- Lilia Labidi // Fellow
- Aaron David Miller // Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar
- William Green Miller // Senior Scholar
- Amal Mudallali // Senior Scholar
- David Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Marina Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Max Rodenbeck // Fellow
- Joseph Sassoon // Fellow
- Abdulkader Sinno // Fellow
- Samir Sumaida’ie // Public Policy Scholar
- Robert Worth // Public Policy Scholar
- Robin Wright // USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar