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Connecting the Caucasus with the World: Railways & Pipelines

New pipeline and railway projects in the Caucasus are the engines of its economic development. They are also geopolitically vital for the region and the world. The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, in operation since 2005, is a prime example of infrastructure development in the Caucasus, said Jonathan Elkind, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, U.S.

Cornell Club of Washington DC hosts "The World Financial Crisis: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?"

The Cornell Club of Washington, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Woodrow Wilson Center will host an event at the Woodrow Wilson Center on 19 March, 2013, from 6PM-9PM titled "The World Financial Crisis: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?" 


Inaugural Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture

The Inaugural Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture on U.S.-East Asia Relations

Sino-American Relations: Amour or Les Miserables?

Ambassador Winston Lord

Causes and Consequences of Post-Conflict Violence: Examining Gender Dimensions

USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation and the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Cordially Invite You To A Symposium

The End of the Historical Enterprise

History today often seems deeply divided, as public historians and educators complain about the disengagement of academics and college and university professors pursue increasingly esoteric subjects of research.

A Book Launch: Money and Banks in the American Political System

About the author: Kathryn C. Lavelle is the Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs in the Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University. She is the author of Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank (2011) and The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets (2004). She served as the William A. Steiger Fellow in the American Political Science Association’s congressional fellowship program, where she worked on the staff of the House Committee on Financial Services.

Landscapes of Post-Modernity: Changes in the Built Fabric of Belgrade and Sofia since 1990

Professor Sonia Hirt will present research on the recent physical changes in the built fabric of the Serbian capital of Belgrade and the Bulgarian capital of Sofia. She will apply two bodies of literature, involving postsocialist urban transitions and postmodern urban transitions. Hirt will present empirical observations on changes in building functions, scales, and styles in both cities.

The Arab Awakening: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

Two experts assessed the past three years of political and economic flux in the Arab world, providing their insights on what they believe will be the challenges to political development moving forward.

Demographic & Environmental Dynamics Shape 'Global Trends 2030' Scenarios

“However rapid change has been over the past couple decades, the rate of change will accelerate in the future,” states the newest quadrennial report from the National Intelligence Council (NIC), Global Trends 2030: Alternative WorldsReleased late last year, the report identifies the “game-changers, megatrend

Challenges to Women’s Security in the MENA Region

Five women activists and practitioners from the Middle East and North Africa discussed the challenges to women’s security in MENA countries in the post-Arab Spring period. The panelists were part of a larger delegation from the region brought together by Karama, a regional NGO working on capacity building of women for peace and security in the Middle East.