Past Events

Book Launch: Defending the Rights of Others : The Great Powers, the Jews, and International Minority Protection, 1878-1938

October 19, 2004 // 4:00am5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
with author Carole Fink, Distinguished Humanities Professor in History, Ohio State University; Revson Fellow, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Working Together for the Millennium Development Goals

October 19, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Four years have passed since world leaders gathered at the United Nations to make a commitment to end extreme poverty by 2015, part of the Millennium Development Goals. Jan Vandemoortele assesses the progress.

Book Launch -- Politics, Paradigms and Intelligence Failures: Why So Few Predicted the Collapse of the Soviet Union

October 18, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Ofira Seliktar, Adjunct Professor of Jewish Studies, Temple University, and Adjunct Professor, Gratz College

Role of International NGOs in Disaster Management: Focus on Challenges and Opportunities in Bam

October 18, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Baquer Namazi, Director, Hamyaran NGO, Tehran, Iran

Promoting Peace in Sudan: The Critical Role of Civil Society

October 14, 2004 // 9:30am11:00am
Africa Program
Venue: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, B-1 Conference Room.Sudanese Women Leaders (TBD); Carla Koppell, Deputy Director, Washington Office, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Rick Barton, Co-Director, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, CSIS

Book Discussion: Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

October 14, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
In 1972, The Limits to Growth created an international sensation by claiming that if trends in world population, industrialization, food production, and resource depletion did not drastically change, society would not only reach its carrying capacity, but also overshoot it and collapse. Co-author Dennis Meadows reviews the updated edition.

Book Launch: Islam In Russia: The Politics of Identity and Security

October 13, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Shireen Hunter, Director, Islam Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Father of His Country? Franjo Tudjman and the Creation of Contemporary Croatia

October 13, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
James Sadkovich, WWICS Public Policy Scholar

Ukraine on the Eve of Presidential Elections

October 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Gene Fishel, Senior Analyst, Office of Russian and Eurasian Analysis, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State

Environmental Journalist Stops Plans to Dam China's Last Untamed River

October 12, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.

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