Society and Culture Events

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 6 of 6

September 15, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The sixth and final meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series focused on public perception and understanding of sexual health, particularly HIV/AIDS, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

Poverty and the Traps of Hungary's Postcommunist Welfare Reforms

September 14, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Julia Szalai, Professor of Social Policy and Social History, Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest and Former Wilson Center Fellow

The Impossibility of Conservatism in Canada?

June 23, 2005 // 9:00am10:30am
Canada Institute
Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks examined the reasons behind the "impossibility of conservatism in Canada" and discussed the resulting impact on Canada-U.S. relations.

Islam, Gender and Reproductive Health: Part 5 of 6

June 08, 2005 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Dr. Angel Foster discusses gender-based violence in Tunisia and Jordan, focusing on community-based efforts in these countries to address honor killings and domestic violence This event is co-sponsored by ECSP, and supported by USAID's Office of Population and Reproductive Health and the Interagency Gender Working Group.

Art Exhibit: "The Business of Sustainable Development--An African Forest Tale"

April 18, 2005 // 9:00am5:00pm
Africa Program
A special exhibition of art by Senegalese Glass Painter Mor Gueye, illustrating a children's story written by Woodrow Wilson Fellow Jesse Ribot on the disjuncture between European and local discourses in colonial and post-colonial forestry. The exhibit is open to the public from April 18, and runs through June 15.

Art Exhibit: Southern African Art--Selections from the Cooper Gallery

March 21, 2005 // 8:00am4:00pm
Africa Program
A special exhibition of contemporary sculpture and painting from southern Africa, specializing in Shona stone sculpture from Zimbabwe, and contemporary graphic arts from around the region.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 4 of 6

January 11, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The fourth meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series features anthropologist Dr. Lilia Labidi of the University of Tunis and Dr. Karen Hardee, director of research at the Futures Group International in Washington.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

Book Launch: Language and Identity in the Balkans: Serbo-Croat and its Disintegration

October 28, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Greenberg, Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Haven and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale UniversityCommentator: Susan Woodward, Professor of Political Science, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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