North America Events

Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun's Supreme Court Journey

May 19, 2005 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Bedding the Elephant: Canada-U.S. Relations after 9/11

May 18, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Canada Institute
At a roundtable discussion on the evolution of Canada-U.S. relations beyond bilateral trade and security relations, Michael Hart presented his research as an introduction to a broader discussion on the outlook for the bilateral relationship in light of recent political and economic developments in Canada and the United States, which included panelists Charles Doran, Gary Hufbauer, and Dwight Mason.

Conference - Muslims in the United States: Influence and Innovation

May 11, 2005 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Decisionmaking in the WTO: Why Trade Negotiation Resembles Lawmaking in the U.S. Congress

May 05, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
with Gilbert Winham, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Dalhousie University

Federal Disaster Mitigation Policy Roundtable

April 25, 2005 // 9:00am12:00pm
United States Studies

Education and Immigrant Integration in the U.S. and Canada

April 25, 2005 // 12:00am
United States Studies
This conference provided scholars and policy-makers from Canada and the United States the opportunity to assess problems and compare best practices regarding education and immigrant integration.

Is Debt Destiny? Argentina, Emerging Markets, and the Future of Finance

April 19, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
With author Paul Blustein, Staff Writer, Washington Post; and commentators Claudio Loser, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue; and Joseph S. Tulchin, Director of the Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.

The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Poverty

April 15, 2005 // 8:30am6:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
Most economists argue that increasing international trade contributes to economic growth and therefore to the alleviation of poverty. Beyond basic questions and theoretical costs and benefits, however, the relationship between trade and poverty becomes considerably more complicated. Even in the most successful cases, the impact of increased trade depends heavily on the condition of existing institutions, public investments in education and infrastructure, the presence of safety nets, and the impact of the world economy. The video and report for this event is now available online.

New Orleans: Successful Models of Consensus Building in Coastal Restoration

April 14, 2005 // 8:30am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program

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