History Events

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Director's Forum with Korea Foundation President Yim Sung-joon

June 06, 2007 // 2:00pm3:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Ambassador Yim Sung-joon, President of the Korea Foundation and former National Security Advisor to President Kim Dae-jung.

The Black Canadian Experience: From the Underground Railroad to Black Canadian Studies Today

March 02, 2007 // 8:00am4:00pm
Canada Institute
This event brought together prominent historians from Canada and the United States, who discussed the challenges faced by African Americans after resettling in Canada, and the need to look beyond the U.S. abolition experience to better understand shared experiences that led to the end of slavery.

Book Launch -- I've Got A Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad

March 01, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
United States Studies
Author Karolyn Smardz Frost discussed her book that details how the story of the Underground Railroad is the history of black Americans as the primary agents in their quest for freedom, a quest in which often their final destination was Canada.
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Climate Change: Historical Perspectives and the Current Debate

December 11, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Weather and climate experts offer a historical perspective on the current climate change debate.
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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.
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Book Discussion--America and the Return of Nazi Contraband: The Recovery of Europe's Cultural Treasures

November 07, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
with author Michael J. Kurtz

Reviving Canadian Leadership in the World

October 05, 2006 // 7:00pm9:00pm
Canada Institute
Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a speech accepting the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service at the Canada Institute's 2006 Woodrow Wilson Awards Dinner. The full text of the speech is available.

Book Discussion: Strategies of Dominance: The Misdirection of US Foreign Policy

September 28, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
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The Quest for Self-Reliant Security in the Two Koreas, Then and Now

September 06, 2006 // 9:30am5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program

Book Launch -- The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda During World War II and the Holocaust

May 18, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Global Europe Program
With authorJeffrey Herf, Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park and former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; and Commentator Walter Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor, George Washington University, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar,and former Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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