History Events

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Secularism and Gender Equality

October 04, 2010 // 1:00am5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
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The Korean Workers' Party Third Conference: What Is It All About?

October 01, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
On September 28, the ruling Korean Workers' Party (KWP) convened its Third Conference in Pyongyang. The political gathering was used as a platform to unveil a number of leadership changes, including the appointment of Kim Jong Il's third son, Kim Jong Eun, as a Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission.
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Book Discussion: The Secret History of MI6

October 01, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Author Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen's University, Belfast; Sir John Scarlett, Former Director General, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
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Reflections on the Mau Mau and the End of Empire

September 27, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Caroline Elkins, Harvard University
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Francois Mitterand and the Dilemmas of the Cold War

September 20, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Frederic Bozo, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Launch: The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

September 16, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Middle East Program
The latitudinal tenth parallel — located 700 miles above the equator — constitutes a "faith-based fault line" between Islam and Christianity, said Eliza Griswold at the launch of her latest book.
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Why a Congress and Not a Parliament

September 13, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Donald A. Ritchie, U.S. Senate Historian
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Property Restitution and Ethno-National Political Discourses and Projects in Post-communist Romania

September 09, 2010 // 4:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Damiana Otoiu, Romanian Cultural Institute Short-term Scholar, Mircea Munteanu, Woodrow Wilson Center

Progress and Challenges to Women's Empowerment: Lessons from Tunisia

September 08, 2010 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nabiha Gueddana, President and Director-General, National Agency for Family and Population, former Secretary of State in charge of Women and Family Affairs and former chair of "Partners in Population and Development: South-South Initiative"
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Book Talk: A Chance in Hell: The Men Who Triumphed Over Iraq's Deadliest City and Turned the Tide of War

June 30, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Jim Michaels, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Reporter, USA Today

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