History Events

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

New Documents and New Histories: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on the Korean War (Off-site Event)

June 16, 2010 // 2:00pm6:15pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Document Release: CD-ROMs containing the newly released documents will be distributed at the press conference and the conference.
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Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement

June 07, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Justin Vaïsse, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and Director of Research, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution; James Mann, Author-in-Residence, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University; Samuel F. Wells, Jr., Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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The Quest for a Wider Europe

June 02, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Teodor Baconschi, Foreign Minister of Romania
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The United States and Cuba: Implications of an Economic Relationship

May 24, 2010 // 12:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
On May 24, 2010, the Latin American Program convened a two-panel conference on the status quo and future of U.S.-Cuban economic relations.
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Changing Concepts of Love Since the Eighteenth Century

May 17, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Luisa Passerini, University of Turin

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