History Events

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
Webcast

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

Ethnohistorical Evidence and Aboriginal Claims in Canada and the United States

May 04, 2006 // 8:30am11:30am
Canada Institute
The Canada Institute and Division of United States Studies hosted a roundtable discussion with a distinguished panel of experts on the role of ethnohistory in aboriginal claims in Canada and the United States.

Commemoration of the Chernobyl Disaster: The Human Experience Twenty Years Later

April 26, 2006 // 8:30am7:30pm
Kennan Institute
Although many people know the basic story of Chernobyl, for U.S. audiences the details and the human experience of Chernobyl have faded. The Kennan Institute, in cooperation with the University of Alberta and the Harriman Institute, will commemorate the disaster on its twentieth anniversary in an attempt to help to bring the personal side of the story back into the spotlight.

Framing Violence: Photography, Serbia and World War I

March 15, 2006 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Melissa Bokovoy, Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History, University of New Mexico

Thy Will Be Done: The Catholic Church and the Politics in Poland since 1989

December 21, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Sabrina Ramet, Professor of Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology-Trodheim, Research Associate at the Peace Research Institute in Oslo and currently Visiting Professor, Georgetown University and WWICS Public Policy Fellow

Epidemics in the United States: Public Policy Responses and the Lessons to be Learned

December 12, 2005 // 11:00pm
United States Studies
The Wilson Center brings together four public health historians to discuss the "politics of disease" – the social and moral factors that have influenced the U.S. public policy responses to epidemics – as well as to suggest lessons for better preparedness in future epidemics.

Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions

September 28, 2005 // 4:00pm6:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
With author Trudy Huskamp PetersonFinal Acts is a guide to questions of law, politics, physical preservation, and access regarding materials generated by the 20 truth commissions that have completed the work of examining and reporting on the abuses of deposed regimes.

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