Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".

Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens in the Age of Obama

February 25, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Erwin Chemerinsky, founding dean, University of California-Irvine School of Law; the Honorable Frederick P. Aguirre, Superior Court of Orange County; Peter H. Irons, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, University of California-San Diego, and author, Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases

Secularism in the Muslim Diaspora

October 27, 2008 // 8:15am4:30pm
Speakers: Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Bassam Tibi, Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for International Affairs, Göttingen University; Jean-Pierre Filiu, Visiting Professor, Georgetown University; Associate Professor, Political Science and Chair, Middle East Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, France; Philippa Strum, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Maajid Nawaz, Director, The Quilliam Foundation, London, England; Afshin Ellian, Professor of International Criminal Law, University of Leiden, Netherlands; and Cheryl Benard, Director, Initiative for Middle Eastern Youth, Center for Middle East Public Policy, RAND Corporation; Jonathan Laurence, Coeditor, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston College; and Peter Mandaville, Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and Co-Director of the Center for Global Studies at George Mason University.

Taube Discussion Series on American Values: American Democracy and Citizen Participation

October 14, 2008 // 9:30am11:30am
Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami, and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, keynote speaker; commentators Moses Boyd, Senior Counselor, The Washington Group, and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar; and Peter Levine, Director of The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement and Research Director, Jonathan Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, Tufts University.

Book Launch—When Is Discrimination Wrong?

September 16, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Deborah Hellman, Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, author; commentators Anita Allen, Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania; David Freund, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland

New Scholarship in Race and Ethnicity—"Rethinking Race, Religion, and Ethnicity in the United States: The Case of Asian Americans"

September 15, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Carolyn Chen, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Asian American Studies, Northwestern University, speaker; commentators Wallace D. Best, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University; Rudiger V. Busto, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara

New Book Discussion: The Age of Lincoln

July 14, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
O. Vernon Burton, Professor of History and Sociology, University of Illinois, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, author; commentator James McPherson, George Henry Davis Professor Emeritus of United States History, Princeton University. Co-sponsored by the Wilson Center's dialogue radio and television program.

The Economic Effect of Immigration: Implications for Income and Employment of Low-Skill Labor in the United States

June 03, 2008 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Tamar Jacoby, President, ImmigrationWorks USA; Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies