November 01, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Comparative Urban Studies Project
Recognizing a need to develop and strengthen urban-focused practitioner and policy-making ties with academia, and disseminate evidence-based development programming, the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Comparative Urban Studies Project, USAID’s Urban Programs Team, the International Housing Coalition, the World Bank, and Cities Alliance teamed up to co-sponsor the second annual academic paper competition for graduate students studying urban issues.
September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Brahma Chellaney, one of India's most prominent strategists, discusses the threat posed by water tensions in Asia.
September 07, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Washington Post correspondent Pamela Constable weighs in on why Pakistan cannot curb the appeal of radical Islam.
July 28, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Middle East Program
Akbar Ahmed’s book of poetry, Suspended Somewhere Between, is personal, historical, and political. During this special event, featuring poetry readings from this new book, Ahmed discussed the role of the arts in interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue.
July 27, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Riaz Mohammad Khan, a former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and Pakistani foreign secretary, discusses his new book, a study of the Afghanistan conflict from Pakistan's point of view.
July 21, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
Pervez Musharraf, a former president of Pakistan, offers his take on Pakistan's relations with the U.S.
June 14, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A presentation by former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf about her new book, a study of why international assistance to Pakistan has been so ineffective.
May 25, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
A presentation by Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson on the level of Pakistani tolerance for diversity within Islam.
May 16, 2011 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
A book launch for noted Pakistani economist Parvez Hasan, with commentary from three additional South Asian economists.
April 18, 2011 // 10:00am — 11:00am
An address by Pakistan's finance minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh