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Woodrow Wilson Center Brazil Institute Fall 2009 Internship Announcement

Jul 02, 2009
The Brazil Institute of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars seeks interns with an interest in, coursework related to, and/or experience working on issues related to Brazil.

Reformist Women are Transforming the Islamic Landscape

Jul 01, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Margot Badran recently helped organize a conference on Islamic feminism, sponsored by the Middle East Program. She discusses trends in the fight for gender equality in the Muslim world.

A Savvy Litigator Takes on China's Polluters

Jul 01, 2009
JULY 2009- Public interest lawyer Jingjing Zhang spent a month at the Wilson Center as a scholar with the China Environment Forum. Nicknamed "China's Erin Brockovich," she litigates cases that compensate villagers victimized by industrial pollution.

Reformist Women Thinkers in Islamic Societies

Jul 01, 2009
What place does gender reform have in modern Islamic societies? A May 4 conference sponsored by the Middle East Program examined the efforts of reformist women to improve the status of women throughout the region.

Op-ed: Security. U.S.-Mexico Cooperation: A New Opportunity?

Jul 01, 2009
The new U.S. administration probably did not expect to focus as much attention on Mexico early in the term, but it is hard to remember a period of such intense activity between the two countries.