Communism Events

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Democracy as a Challenge - The 2007 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture, with Anatoli Mikhailov

November 15, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
On November 15, 2007, the Woodrow Wilson Center co-hosted the third annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture in collaboration with the Ratiu Family Foundation and the Ratiu Democracy Center. The recipient of this year's award, Dr. Anatoli Mikhailov, Rector of the European Humanities University, currently in exile in Vilnius, Lithuania delivered a speech on Democracy as a Challenge. An introduction by former ambassador to Belarus, David Swartz, preceded Professor Mikhailov's address.

4th Annual Serbian-American Lecture: Of Novelty and Oblivion, What Can We Learn From Dissidents under Communism

April 10, 2007 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Aleksa Djilas, Writer, Sociologist and Historian, Belgrade, Serbia

Documenting the Effects of Communism 15 Years after the Collapse of the USSR

February 09, 2007 // 1:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
co-sponsored by the Joint Baltic American National Committee

Confronting Romania's Communist Past

January 17, 2007 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Government at the University of Maryland and Chairman of the Presidental Commission for the Analysis of the Communist Dictatorship in Romania
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The 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe?

November 30, 2006 // 3:30pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Dr. Saad Ibrahim, professor at the American University in Cairo and the recipient of the 2006 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award delivered the 2nd annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture key-note address: Are There Democracy Lessons Arabs Can Learn From Eastern Europe? Introductory remarks were provided by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed.

Nikita Khrushchev and the End of the Soviet Bloc: The Impact of the Secret Speech on East Central Europe

March 01, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Global Europe Program
Charles Gati, European Studies Professor and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies,Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland

No Saint: Jozef Tiso and the Holocaust in Slovakia

February 08, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
James Mace Ward, Visiting Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and PhD Candidate in History, Stanford University

The Myth of the Golden Republic: Czechoslovak Propaganda and Nationalism in the Twentieth Century

September 13, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Andrea Orzoff, Assistant Professor of History, New Mexico State University

Czechoslovakia, 1948-1951: A Problem of Intelligence

May 11, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Igor Lukes, Professor of History, Boston University and 2004-2005 Wilson Center Fellow

Life under Communism in Albania: The Domestic Fiction of Ismail Kadare

February 23, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Cox, Associate Professor of History, Wheeling Jesuit University

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