Governance Events

Angola's First Year of Peace: An Assessment

April 08, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Africa Program
with Ibrahim Gambari, Under Secretary and Special Advisor for African Affairs to the UN; Walter Kansteiner III, Assistant Secretary of State for Africa; Ambassador Paul Hare, Executive Director, U.S.-Angola Chamber of Commerce; Witney Schneidman, President, Schneidman and Associates; John Prendergast, Co-Director, Africa Program, International Crisis Group

Rating the Slobo Show:
Is the ICTY's Leading Case Advancing Justice?

February 05, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Eric D. Gordy, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Clark University, MA, and Title VIII JSTS alumnus

The End of Canada?

November 21, 2002 // 8:30am10:00am
Canada Institute
Mel Hurtig spoke about the perceived erosion of Canada given increasing economic, cultural, and military integration resulting from post-9/11 security measures at the Canada-U.S. border. He stated that while it might be too late to save Canada, he had considerable faith in the ability of the Canadian public to retain their vision of government as a provider and a protector of the public good.

Angola: Past, Present, and Future

November 12, 2002 // 11:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Jorge R. Chikoty, Angolan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs; Scott DeLisi, Director for Southern African Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Rodney Goodwin, Chair of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Angolan Chamber of Commerce; Witney Schneidman, former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Agostinho Zaccarias, Principle Officer, Special Advisor for Africa to the Secretary General, United Nations

The Politics of the "Canadian Way": Branding the Canadian Identity

October 17, 2002 // 9:00am11:30am
Canada Institute
Professor Richard Nimijean of Carleton University explored how the federal government in Canada uses the Canadian identity politically and the possible existence of a gap between this vision of "The Canadian Way" and the reality of Canadian society.

Making Macedonia Work: Balancing Nation and State After the Violence of 2001

April 17, 2002 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Gregory Michaelidis, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, University of Maryland, MD and EES Short-term Scholar

Islam and Democratic Transition in Nigeria: Paradoxes and Predicaments

April 11, 2002 // 12:00am
Africa Program
Muhammad S. Umar, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Arizona State University

Political Stability, Conflict Resolution, and Development in Southern Africa

February 26, 2002 // 11:00pm
Africa Program
Joaquim Alberto Chissano, President of the Republic of Mozambique.

Is there a Future for Federalism in the Balkans?

February 05, 2002 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
His Excellency Vojislav Kostunica, President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Women, Politics, and Islam: The Case of Tunisia

January 15, 2002 // 11:00pm
Middle East Program

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