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Voices of Freedom - Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague

Sep 23, 2011
Radio Free Europe began regular broadcasts from Munich sixty years ago with a news program by its Czechoslovak department. To mark this anniversary, the Collegium Carolinum, together with the Czech Centre, and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes held the conference "Voices of Freedom – Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague."
Jane Harman

Escalating Violence in Afghanistan

Sep 21, 2011
Jane Harman discusses the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan on the eve of the UN General Assembly with Fox News's Jenna Lee.

Wilson Public Policy Scholar Marie-Therese Connolly Awarded 2011 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Sep 20, 2011
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Marie-Therese Connolly has been awarded a 2011 MacArthur ‘genius’ grant for her work combating and exposing the abuse of the elderly.

Kristen Ghodsee Wins Two Book Prizes for <i>Muslim Lives in Eastern Europe</i>

Sep 19, 2011
Kristen Ghodsee has won two prizes for Muslim Lives in Eastern Europe: Gender, Ethnicity and the Transformation of Islam in Postsocialist Bulgaria, a book she worked on as a fellow at The Wilson Center from 2005 to 2006.

The Wilson Center and Jane Harman Welcome The Council of Women World Leaders

Sep 19, 2011
“The Council of 46 women world leaders is doing some of the most important work to close gender gaps globally and ensure that every woman’s talent and potential is maximized,” said Director, President, and CEO Jane Harman. “The Wilson Center is the ideal place to host the Council and is committed to help it continue to grow and thrive.”