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How Do Smart Cities Talk to People?

Jan 06, 2016
At the Smart Cities Week Conference held in Washington, DC September 15-17, tech companies and urban innovators gathered to discuss and showcase recent developments in the emerging smart city market.

Uncovering Urban Inequality in Cairo

Jan 06, 2016
Researchers Diane Singerman, Kareem Ibrahim, and Reem Abdel Haliem have been collaborating through TADAMUN, a Cairo-based initiative that works with citizens to claim their urban rights, conducting a spatial analysis of urban inequality to offer visual tools for understanding development gaps and policy challenges in contemporary Egypt.

Spring 2016 Washington History Seminar Lineup

Jan 05, 2016
The Spring 2016 Washington History Seminar schedule is available. Sponsored jointly by the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History and Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Washington History Seminar aims to facilitate understanding of contemporary affairs in light of historical knowledge from a variety of perspectives. For more information, please click here.

Iran-Saudi Arabia Tensions Flare

Jan 05, 2016
As tensions flare between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Middle East Program Fellow David Ottaway provides perspective on the troubled relationship and its impact on the region.

Stand Up for Georgia

Jan 05, 2016
Georgia is poised to make big changes to reinvigorate its democracy, but it needs support from the U.S. and the West.