History Events

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Director's Forum with Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

November 09, 2007 // 10:00am11:00am
North Korea International Documentation Project
Speaker: His Excellency Song Min-soon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea
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North and South Korean Strategies for Re-unification during the Cold War: New Revelations from the Archives

July 20, 2007 // 3:00pm4:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
Christian Ostermann, Director, North Korea International Documentation Project; Meung-Hoan Noh, Director, Institute of History and Culture, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea; Bernd Schafer, Research Fellow, German Historical Institute in Washington and CWIHP Senior Research Scholar; Commentator:Miryang Youn, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, Deputy Director General, Office of South-North Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea

Book Launch--Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World 1945-1984

June 27, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Canada Institute
Author Robert Bothwell discussed Alliance and Illusion: Canada and the World 1945-1984, which provides an in-depth study of Canada's modern leaders, particularly how international events in the decades following World War II influenced and shaped Canada's foreign relations.

Book Launch-- The Unfinished Canadian: The People We Are

June 12, 2007 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Canada Institute
Andrew Cohen discussed his newest book, which explores Canada's history, politics, institutions, and culture in an effort to explain why Canadians remain ignorant of their own history, demand little in return for Canadian citizenship, and continue to struggle to define a clear Canadian identity.
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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

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