Diplomatic History Events

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Book Launch: The Washington Diaries: 1981-1989

January 16, 2007 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
Allan Gotlieb, Canada's ambassador to the United States under Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Brian Mulroney, related his experiences dealing with the Reagan administration, the U.S. Congress, and the American foreign-policy establishment.

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

March 01, 2005 // 1:00am3:30pm
Middle East Program
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.

Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects

April 05, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Africa Program
A panel discussion on "Post-War Angola: Trends and Prospects," featuring Raphael Marquez, a journalist and human rights activist; head of the Open Society Institute in Luanda, Professor Gerald Bender, one of America's most distinguished experts on Angola; and Evaristo Jose, Press Secretary for the Embassy of Angola.

Book Launch: "Liberalization Against Democracy: The Local Politics of Economic Reform in Tunisia"

June 19, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Stephen J. King, Assistant Professor of Government, Georgetown University, and Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Canadian Anti-Americanism: Before and After 9/11

May 22, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Reginald C. Stuart explored five varieties of anti-Americanism within Canada, their historical roots, and lines of argument. He questioned what such expressions expose about Canadians themselves, their view of America, and their potential power in the current and future Canada-U.S. relationship.

Soviet Policy in West Africa (1956-1964) as an Episode of the Cold War

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Book Launch: Between Faith and History-A Biography of J.A. Kufuor

April 21, 2003 // 9:00am11:00pm
Africa Program
John Agyekum Kufuor became the President of Ghana on January 7, 2001. The road to the presidency was tortuous and is reflective of Ghana's political history, which since Kwame Nkrumah led to independence in 1957, has been dominated by military interventions and dictatorships.

Sudan: The Search for Peace

March 24, 2002 // 11:00pm
Africa Program
John Garang, a founding member of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) and Chairman and Commander-in-Chief; Francis Deng, UN Secretary General Special Representative for Internally Displaced People; Howard Wolpe, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

The U.S. Role In The World: Enhancing The Capacity To Respond To Complex Contingency Operations

September 19, 2001 // 1:00am2:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ruth Wedgwood, professor of International Law at Yale and Johns Hopkins Universities; Ellen Laipson and Enid Schoettle the National Intelligence Council (NIC); Eric Schwartz, former National Security Council (NSC); Matthew McLean, NSC; Matthew Vaccaro, Defense Department; State Deptartment, Dennis Skocz; Robert Orr, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Julia Taft and Tapio Kanninen, United Nations, and others.

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