Past Events

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Thirsty Planet

March 09, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The first two episodes of the six-part series, Thirsty Planet, examine the world's water crisis.
Webcast

Decentralization and Democracy in Indonesia and Vietnam

March 09, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Alasdair Bowie, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate-Professor of Political Science, George Washington University; Commentator: David Timberman, Advisor, Democracy, Governance and Conflict Programs, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Video of this event is now available at Event Summary.

The Dynamics of Democratization: Civil Society in East Europe, 1996-2002

March 09, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Christian Haerpfer, Reader in the Department of Politics, University of Aberdeen and 2004-2005 Wilson Center Fellow

Lebanon's Red Rose Revolution

March 09, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Adib Farha

A Leading Social and Political Activist Reflects on the New South Africa

March 09, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Africa Program
A Roundtable discussion with one of South Africa's most passionate and articulate voices. Described by Nelson Mandela as "his favorite opposition politician," Patricia De Lille has made a substantial mark on South African political life – first as a trade unionist, then as one of the nation's most forceful voices of liberation, and most recently, as a member of parliament. Download the full text of her statement.

A Work in Progress Talk: Brazil and the Cuban Missile Crisis

March 09, 2005 // 3:00am4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Featuring: James Hershberg, George Washington UniversityCommentary by: Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive

U.S. Counter-Insurgency in the Philippines: Lessons for Iraq?

March 08, 2005 // 5:00pm7:00pm
Canada Institute
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow Brian McAllister Linn presented his research, which drew parallels between the challenges the U.S. military forces confronted in the Philippines at the beginning of the 20th century and those they are encountering in Iraq presently.

Urban Governance and Institution Building in Post-Rose Revolution Tbilisi

March 08, 2005 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Zurab Tchiaberashvili, Mayor, Tbilisi (Georgia)

Developing Kazakhstan: International Aid, National Agendas

March 07, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Ruth Mandel, Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University College London, and Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

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