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Romania after Iliescu: Prospects for Democratic Consolidation

Romania after Iliescu: Prospects for Democratic Consolidation
November 19, 2004
Staff-prepared summary of the EES Seminar with Aurelian Craiutu, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Indiana University; Mircea Mihaies, Professor of English and American Literature, University of Timisoara and Editor in Chief of Orizont Magazine; and Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland-College Park

Visegrad, Vilnius and the Atlantic: What Can the New Democracies Bring to NATO?

Visegrad, Vilnius and the Atlantic: What Can the New Democracies Bring to NATO?
September 10, 2003

Staff-prepared summary of the East European Studies discussion with Philip Dimitrov, Former Bulgarian Prime Minister and Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

Post-election Scenarios in Slovakia

Summary of the East European Studies discussion with Sharon Fisher, a senior economist in the Emerging Europe Division at DRI-WEFA, Inc., DC, and a Title VIII JSTS Alumna.

Tragedy, Transition and Transformation: Tracing the Local-International Nexus of Transnational Organized Crime in the Balkans

Summary of the East European Studies seminar with Louise Shelley, Director of the Transnational Crime and Corruption Center at American University, DC; and Christopher Corpora, an Analyst with the U.S. Department of Defense and a Ph.D. Candidate at American University, DC.

Bringing Down a Dictator

Summary of the Conflict Prevention Project and East European Studies meeting on the film Bringing Down a Dictator and discussion with Peter Ackerman, Executive Producer, Steve York, Writer, Director and Producer of Bringing Down a Dictator, Srdja Popovic, former leader, Otpor!
("Resistance") and member of the Serbian Parliament and Daniel Serwer, Director, Balkans Initiative, United States Institute of Peace.

Is there a Future for Federalism in the Balkans?

A Director's Forum with Vojislav Kostunica, President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

According to Kostunica, federalism was critically important for the first, second, and third Yugoslavias. The third and current Yugoslavia has failed at federalism and his government is now trying to identify a good federal formula that could serve as a framework for a fourth and strong Yugoslavia---a newly established community of Serbia and Montenegro.

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