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Problems of State-building in the Interwar Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes/Yugoslavia (1918-1929)

Summary of the East European Studies discussion with Sabrina Ramet, a Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway and a former Wilson Center Fellow.

Implications of the Elections in Yugoslavia for U.S. Interests in the Balkans

Summary of the East European Studies discussion with John Hulsman, a Research Fellow for European Affairs at the Davis Institute for International Studies of the Heritage Foundation, DC; Damjan de Krnjevic-Miskovic, the Assistant Managing Editor of The National Interest, DC; and, Philip W. Lyon, a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Maryland, MD.

Prelude to Revolution: Deconstructing Society in Hungary, 1949-1953

Summary of the East European Studies discussion with Bianca Adair, a former Fulbright Scholar to Austria and Hungary and a Title VIII-supported EES Grant Recipient.

Ignacy Paderewski and Woodrow Wilson: A Legacy of Freedom and Democracy

Bronislaw Geremek, former foreign minister of Poland and former Wilson Center fellow; H.E. Edward Rowny, president, INC International Negotiating Consultants, former U.S. ambassador-at-large and lieutenant general in the U.S. Army and former Wilson Center fellow.

Greece Views the Modern World

Summary of the Director's Forum with Andreas Andrianopoulos, Greek Politician, Author, and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar.

While the title of his talk was "Greece Views the Modern World," Andreas Andrianopoulos devoted the core of his remarks to critical issues confronting Europe and the Balkans today, including the issues of NATO and EU enlargement, continuing unresolved ethnic and historical issues in the former Yugoslavia, the presence and the proximity of the Muslim world in Southeast Europe, and the relationship of Greece to all of these issues.

Ten Years After the Start of the Bosnian War

Summary of the East European Studies seminar with Robert Hayden, Director of the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, PA; Paul Shoup, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Virginia, VA; and, Stevan Lilic, Fellow at the Center for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, PA.

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

Summary of the East European Studies screening of the film produced by George Bogdanic.

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and Deportation: How Vohynia Became West Ukraine, 1939-1946

Timothy Snyder, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Yale University, MA
Discussant: Robert M. Ponichtera, Former Associate Director, East European Studies, and Deputy Director for Grants, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

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