Human Rights Defenders on the Front Lines of Freedom

June 08, 2005 // 2:00pm3:30pm
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.

Islam, Gender and Reproductive Health: Part 5 of 6

June 08, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Dr. Angel Foster discusses gender-based violence in Tunisia and Jordan, focusing on community-based efforts in these countries to address honor killings and domestic violence This event is co-sponsored by ECSP, and supported by USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health and the Interagency Gender Working Group.

Release of Policy Brief on Egypt by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

June 01, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Findings and Recommendations Presented by: Elizabeth H. Prodromou, Commissioner; Felice D. Gaer, Vice Chair; Nina Shea, Vice Chair.Commentator: Saad Eddin Ibrahim,Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo; Chairman of the Board, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, Cairo, Egypt.This event is cosponsored with the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

"Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam"

May 25, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring Gareth Porter, Independet Scholar; Commentary by John Prados, National Security Archive

Globalization, Islamization, and Female Employment Trends in Iran

May 25, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Roksana Bahramitash, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University.

Live Webcast: "New" vs. "Old" Terrorism

May 23, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
with Martha Crenshaw, Professor of Government, Wesleyan UniversityVideo of this event is now available.

Iran on the Eve of the Presidential Elections

May 23, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Mark J. Gasiorowski, Professor, Department of Political Science, Louisiana State University; Mohsen Sazegara, Visiting Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and journalist and politician in Iran; Barbara Slavin, Senior Diplomatic Reporter, USA Today. Discussant: Suzanne Maloney, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State.This event is cosponsored with the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.

Book Launch: Inheriting Syria: Bashar's Trial by Fire

May 18, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Flynt Leverett, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution.

Live Webcast--Reflections on the International Women's Movement: 10 Years After Beijing

May 10, 2005 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder and President, Women's Learning Partnership and former Minister of State for Women's Affairs in Iran; Joanna Kerr, Executive Director, Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) and editor of the newly published book, The Future of Women's Rights: Global Visions and Strategies; Jacqueline Pitanguy, Founder and Director, Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (CEPIA); Zenebeworke Tadesse, Founding Member, Association of African Women for Research and Development. This event is cosponsored with the Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP). Video of this event is available now.

Event: Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) and the Post-Arafat Era

April 21, 2005 // 12:00am
Mohammed Dajani, Director, American Studies Institute, Al-Quds University; Visiting Scholar, Salve Regina University


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