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CEF Director to Speak at a May 17-18 Social Investment Forum Event "The Paradox of China's Transformation"

Apr 12, 2010
This symposium will address the rising tension between China's tremendous economic growth and international influence over recent decades as it faces environmental and developmental challenges.

Respect: Nourishing Goodness in Education

Apr 08, 2010
Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is an American sociologist who has devoted her life to advocating a more socially conscious view of education. At a Wilson Center event on March 25, part of the Taube Discussion Series in American Values, Lawrence-Lightfoot redefined the term "respect" and explained how it could become the foundation of productive relationships between educators and students, and among people more generally.

Counterterrorism in the Obama Administration: Tactics and Strategy

Apr 08, 2010
Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counterterrorism for the U.S. State Department, outlined the Obama administration's two-pronged counterterrorism strategy at an April 2 discussion co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's International Security Studies and Middle East Program, and Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.