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Small Businesses Key to Economic Growth

Nov 22, 2011
Public Policy Scholar Amy Wilkinson delivers the keynote speech at the November 10, 2011 Federal Reserve Board of Governors conference, "Small Business and Entrepreneurship during an Economic Recovery"

The Transnational Politics of China's Resource and Environmental Needs

Nov 22, 2011
Dr. Jennifer Turner will join a round-table style conference on Nov 29th at SAIS that examines the international implications of China's resource and environmental policies with a focus on China’s immediate region. Topics include the disputes in the South China Sea, China’s policies toward trans-boundary river issues and their potential implications for its neighbors, China's fisheries policies, and its pursuit of energy security. She will be one of the commentators that offer insights on these issues.

Former Canada Institute Scholar Arthur J. Ray Publishes New Book

Nov 22, 2011
The Canada Institute is pleased to announce the publication of former Canada Institute scholar Arthur Ray's new book, titled: Telling It to the Judge: Taking Native History to Court

Woodrow Wilson Center Honors Drew Guff and Mikhail Margelov at the 2011 Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Awards Dinner

Nov 21, 2011
WASHINGTON— On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, the Woodrow Wilson Center honored Drew Guff, Managing Director and founding principal of Siguler Guff, and Senator Mikhail Margelov, Chairman of the Russian Federation Council’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, with the Woodrow Wilson Awards at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Awards Dinner. The dinner was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., and benefited the Center’s Kennan Institute.

Russia, China and the geopolitics of energy in Central Asia

Nov 18, 2011
Alexandros Petersen, Advisor to the European Energy Security Initiative (EESI) at the Wilson Center, publishes a joint report on the geopolitics of energy in Central Asia along with the Deputy Director of the Centre for European Reform Katinka Barysch.