Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Effects of the Economic Crisis on Eurasia

Jun 02, 2009
Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan were among the Eurasian nations experiencing steady economic growth when the global financial crisis hit, shaking the region's economic, social, and political structures. Their leaders are still grappling with how to respond.

Rollercoaster Cycles of Resource-Dependent Economies

Jun 02, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Gul Berna Ozcan discusses the impact of fluctuating global markets on Central Asian economies.

Surveying the Global Governance of Health

Jun 02, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Nitsan Chorev is researching the World Health Organization's evolving health intervention strategies, from technical assistance to market-based solutions. Her forthcoming book will delve into the geopolitical and economic dynamics that have shaped global strategies to fight disease.

IPS Article on Africa Program Conference on International Drug Trafficking

Jun 01, 2009
Africa, and, most notably, West Africa, has become a major centre of the international drug trade in recent years, leaving U.S. and international organisations scrambling to deal with the problem, said a panel of experts on the subject at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars.

America's Defensive Strategy

Jun 01, 2009
What is America's role and purpose in the world? Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton examines a question that cuts to the heart of what kind of country we are.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.