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Oct 02, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce that Professor Leslie Bethell has joined us as Senior Scholar attached to the Brazil Institute. His term will last from September 2009 until May 2012. Bethell is the Emeritus Professor of Latin American History and Honorary Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London; Emeritus Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford University; former Director of the University of Oxford Centre for Brazilian Studies; and Senior Research Associate, Centro de Pesquisa e Documentação de História Contemporânea do Brasil, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro. He is also co-author and editor of the Cambridge History of Latin America. Bethell was a Public Policy Scholar in residence at the Wilson Center from December 2008 to February 2009.
Oct 01, 2009
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on October 1, 2009, regarding the impact on Pakistan of the war in Afghanistan.
Sep 30, 2009
In a September 30 op-ed in Pakistan's The News newspaper, Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi weighs in on the challenges facing President Obama as he considers a strategy shift in Afghanistan.
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Awards Zdenek David Medal for Merit in Historical Sciences
Sep 30, 2009
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Zdenek David received the Frantisek Palacky Honorary Medal for Merit in Historical Sciences from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for his exceptional work in Eastern European history.