6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Myth of Race and Its Many Political Uses, from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America

Washington History Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs

The Myth of Race and Its Many Political Uses, from the Colonial Era to Obama’s America

Jacqueline Jones
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AUSTIN

Talking Science: Environmental and Health Communications in a Skeptical Era

Communicating complex scientific concepts to general audiences is difficult given today’s information overload. Capturing the attention of time-pressed policymakers long enough to explain multifaceted issues like climate change and global health is an even greater challenge.

POSTPONED: South Africa 20 Years On: A Critical Examination of its Domestic Health and Regional Position

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 -
12:30 to 14:00
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Africa Program

Innovation World: Brazil, Korea, Russia And the Race for the Future

The United States has been an innovation leader since the end of World War II as it took to heart Vannevar Bush’s 1945 report Science: The Endless Frontier. As the world entered the 2000s, more and more countries have focused on improving and building their own innovation systems. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, recognizing this trend, asked the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute to survey the innovation systems of Brazil, South Korea, and Russia and provide insights on current and future innovation trends.

Italy, the Cold War, and the Nuclear Dilemma: The Struggle over the NPT

Washington History Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs

Italy, the Cold War, and the Nuclear Dilemma:
The Struggle over the NPT

Leopoldo Nuti
UNIVERSITY OF ROMA TRE

PRIVATE CONFERENCE: High-Level Innovation Forum for Policymakers

Thursday, November 21, 2013 -
08:30 to 12:30
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Mexico Institute

PRIVATE CONFERENCE: High-Level Innovation Forum for Policymakers

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 -
09:00 to 17:30
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Mexico Institute

Washington Debrief: Outcomes of the Third Plenum of the 18th CCP Congress (INVITATION ONLY)

Friday, November 15, 2013 -
08:30 to 09:30
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States

WordPower: Written Constitutions and British Worlds

Washington History Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs

WordPower: Written Constitutions and British Worlds

Linda Colley
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

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