Western Balkans Events

Kosovo's Impending Settlement: Analyzing the Ahtisaari Proposal

March 13, 2007 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Soren Jessen-Petersen, Guest Scholar at the United States Institute of Peace and former Special Representative to the UN Secretary-General and head of UNMIK and Steven E. Meyer, Professor of National Security Studies, National Defense University

Can an Independent Kosovo be a Win-Win for Everyone?

February 14, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Borut Grgic, Director, Institute for Strategic Studies, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Milovan Djilas: The First Yugoslav Dissident

December 20, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
David Binder, Former New York Times Correspondent

What Can a New Central European Free Trade Agreement Do for the Western Balkans?

September 20, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Franjo Stiblar, WWICS Public Policy Scholar

The Future of Kosovo and the Balkans

September 13, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Edith Harxhi, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania

Book Launch--The Three Yugoslavias: State-Building and Legitimation, 1918-2005

June 28, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Sabrina P. Ramet, Professor of Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology-Trondheim, Senior Research Associate at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, and currently Visiting Professor, Georgetown University and WWICS Public Policy Scholar

Book Launch: The Balkans Into Southeast Europe: A Century of War and Transition

May 03, 2006 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Lampe, Professor History, University of Maryland and Senior Scholar, Wilson Center

EU - Balkan Relations: The Greek Factor

May 02, 2006 // 10:00am11:30am
Global Europe Program
Angelos Pangratis, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S. Ambassador Alexander Mallias, Greek Ambassador to the U.S.

Book Discussion: Media Cleansing: Dirty Reporting
Journalism & Tragedy in Yugoslavia, by Peter Brock

March 17, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
Global Europe Program
The book takes aim at the pack journalism that marked much of the mainstream Western and particularly U.S. media's treatment of the wars of the Yugoslav secession. The book dispels any illusions that the reporting from three terrible wars, in Croatia, Bosnia and Kosovo was impartial, objective and fair, and raises the legitimate question of whether this kind of unprofessional and careless reporting actually helped to prolong and intensify the war.

Nikita Khrushchev and the End of the Soviet Bloc: The Impact of the Secret Speech on East Central Europe

March 01, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Charles Gati, European Studies Professor and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies,Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland