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The Golden Age of Hamilton

Sep 02, 2010
When he arrived after 34 years of distinguished service in the U.S. House of Representatives, Lee Hamilton found the Center mired in problems of funding and governance. Assisted by a few talented Hill colleagues, Hamilton led the effort to resolve some of these problems and sharpened the focus of the Center's research to more policy-relevant topics, writes Senior Scholar Sam Wells.

CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the <i>Cambodia Daily</i>

Sep 01, 2010
CWIHP is pleased to announce that CWIHP Senior Scholar, Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily discussing US-Cambodian relations during the Cold War.

2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Recipient Eleonora Cercavschi Honored with the Highest Moldovan Distinction - Order of the Republic

Aug 31, 2010
Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, recipient of the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award, was honored with the Order of the Republic (Ordinul Republicii) - the highest Moldovan distinction presented by the country's President.

23rd Annual Junior Scholars' Training Seminar

Aug 30, 2010
We are pleased to announce that the 23rd JSTS meeting was held at the Aspen Wye Woods Conference center in Maryland from August 13 to 16, 2010. This meeting brings young scholars (MA or higher) together with mentors to review their work and help build their careers in the field of East European Studies. This annual training program is funded by Title VIII, the U.S. Department of State's Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union and co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER). JSTS offers junior scholars the opportunity to present their research to a multi-disciplinary group of their peers as well as a distinguished group of senior scholars in a series of informal sessions. Junior scholars also have access to senior scholars for one-on-one discussions of their research, advice on academic and non-academic job searches and publishing. JSTS alumni pool includes more than 300 scholars, many of whom continue to play integral roles in the field of East European studies.

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