Past Events

Book Launch -- The Big Show in Bololand: The American Relief Expedition to Soviet Russia in the Famine of 1921

March 29, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Bertrand Patenaude, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Film Screening: The Yunnan Great Rivers Expedition

March 26, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Kayakers tackle the spectacular Yunnan gorges, with filmmaker Ed Norton, from The Nature Conservancy, and Matthew J. Yost, from Idaho Rivers United.

Memorial Service for Fern Holland and Salwa Ali Oumashi

March 25, 2004 // 4:30pm6:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

Orthodoxy and the Construction of Civil Society and Democracy in Russia

March 25, 2004 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Kennan Institute
James Billington, Librarian of Congress and former Director, Woodrow Wilson Center

Environmental Film Festival Screening: Drowned Out

March 25, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A village in India fights the construction of a giant dam that threatens to flood it. ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko and Professor Ken Conca from the University of Maryland discuss.

Film Screening: Seas of Grass

March 24, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Episode of "Journey to Planet Earth" looks at the world's grasslands, with filmmakers Marilyn and Hal Weiner.

Routinized Charisma: Weak Institutions, Corruption and Organized Crime in Simeon's Bulgaria

March 24, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Venelin Ganev, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Miami University

Book Launch--China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy

March 24, 2004 // 8:00am9:30pm
Asia Program
Peter Hays Gries, assistant professor of political science, and co-director of Sino-American Security Dialogue, University of Colorado.

"Power Trip" An award winning documentary about an American company's struggle to manage post-Soviet Georgia's privatized electricity utility

March 23, 2004 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Paul Devlin, Director and Producer, "Power Trip"

CANCELLED Nepal: Democracy and the Challenges Ahead

March 22, 2004 // 2:00pm3:00pm
Asia Program
CANCELLED Dr. Bhekh Thapa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Nepal

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