February 28, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
This event has been cancelled. Boris Milner, First Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute
February 27, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
February 24, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Middle East Program
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice-President, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Johanna Mendelson-Foreman, Senior Program Officer for Peace, Security, and Human Rights, United Nations Foundation.Speakers: Emem Okon, Program Officer, Niger Delta Women for Justice; Sanam Anderlini, former Policy Commission Director, Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace; Mildred Sandi, President, DP Foundation and member, Southern African Conflict Prevention Network; Alexandra Belandia, former Culture Director, Universidad Santa María.This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and Africa Program of the Wilson Center, and Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace.
February 23, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
ECSP hosts the film premiere of Running Dry. Directed by James Thebaut, the film highlights the human and environmental consequences of lack of clean water. The documentary was inspired by the book Tapped Out, written by the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon
February 23, 2005 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Cold War International History Project
February 23, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Cox, Associate Professor of History, Wheeling Jesuit University
February 23, 2005 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion of the role that female peacemakers might play in promoting stability and economic reconstruction in Sudan with Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace and Ambassador Donald Steinberg, senior fellow at US Institute of Peace, who have recently returned from Khartoum, Sudan and Nairobi, Kenya. This meeting will provide an opportunity to reflect on the current peace process, ongoing crisis in Darfur, and the status of women throughout Sudan.
February 22, 2005 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
with Helga Haftendorn, Free University of Berlin, Germany
February 22, 2005 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Alexei Stukanov, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of World Politics, Tomsk State University, and Fulbright-Kennan Institute Research Scholar, Kennan Institute
February 22, 2005 // 8:30am — 10:00am
With the first minority government in more than 25 years, a new generation of Canadians is dealing with the implications of this situation for policy debates and activities regarding electoral reform, health care, U.S.-Canada relations, global warming, national defense, and trade. Participants discussed the constraints and opportunities posed by minority government in Canada.