Past Events


Can Businesses Survive in Russia if They Obey the Law?

April 08, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Peter Maggs, Professor of Law, Clifford M. and Bette A. Carney Chair in Law, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Peter Solomon, Director, Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto; Oksana Kozyr, Head of the Civil Code Department, Private Law Research Center under the President of the Russian Federation, Moscow; Robert Sharlet, Chauncey Winters Research Professor of Political Science, Union College, Schenectady, NY Video of this event is now available.

Book Launch -- The Past and Future of America's Economy: Long Waves of Innovation that Power Cycles of Growth

April 07, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Robert Atkinson, Vice-President and Director, Technology and the Economy Project at the Progressive Policy Institute; and commentator David Wessel, Deputy Bureau Chief, Washington Bureau, The Wall Street Journal.

"New Evidence on the Slansky Affair"

April 06, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Featuring: Woodrow Wilson Scholar Igor Lukes

Current Views on the Role of Russian Private and Family Foundations in Civil Society and Building Democracy

April 06, 2005 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Irina Yasina, Program Director, Open Russia NGO; Inga Pagava, Director, Development Department, Charities Aid Foundation, Russia

Jane Goodall Explores the Links Between Conservation and Human Health

April 06, 2005 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
In this Director's Forum, Jane Goodall expresses an urgent concern for the survival of our planet and its animal kingdom, along with a sense of hope that humans have the capacity to find alternatives to our destructive ways.

Tobacco Smoking in History and Culture

April 06, 2005 // 9:30am11:30am
Asia Program
Carol Ann Benedict, associate professor of history, Georgetown University, and fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Ruth Mandel, lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University College London, and Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center;Marcy Norton, assistant professor of history, George Washington University

Book Launch: Lipstick Jihad

April 04, 2005 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Azadeh Moaveni, Journalist and Author.Books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Situation of the Serbian Minority and the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo

April 04, 2005 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Bishop Grigorije, of Zahumlje and Hercegovina and Member of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church;Bishop Teodosije, of Lipljan (Kosovo) and Member of Church Council for Kosovo;Hieromonk Irinej Dobrijevic, Consultant to the Holy Synod of Bishops for International and Inter-Church Affairs

Russian Agrarian Policy under Putin

April 04, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Stephen Wegren, Associate Profesor, Department of Political Science, Southern Methodist University

Live Webcast--Arab Spring 2005: Have Things Really Changed?

April 01, 2005 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
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. This event is co-sponsored by the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum.


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