Past Events

From Juli to Yul: The Brynner Family Saga from Vladivostok to Hollywood

January 26, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Rock Brynner, Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Marist College

POSTPONED---Untangling West African Conflicts

January 26, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Africa Program
Please check back for the rescheduled date. A program on "Untangling West African Conflicts," featuring Youseff Mahmoud, the Director of the Africa II Division of the UN Department of Political Affairs. One of the UN's most knowledgeable and experienced diplomats, over the last six years Mr. Mahmoud has been directly involved in initiating or implementing a number of conflict prevention, peacemaking and peace building activities in Central and West Africa. His appearance at the Woodrow Wilson International Center will provide an opportunity to take stock of recent developments and the UN response in such conflict-plagued states as Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Ivory Coast.

North Korea Update: Observations from the Field

January 21, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program

Building Local Democracy under Conditions of Uncertainty in Kosovo

January 21, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Mark Baskin, Senior Associate, SUNY Center for International Development and WWICS Public Policy Scholar

After the SAARC Summit: Vision for South Asia

January 20, 2004 // 1:30pm2:30pm
Asia Program
His Excellency Yashwant Sinha, Minister of External Affairs of India, will discuss the potentially historic meeting last weekend between the leaders of India and Pakistan, and the suddenly brighter chances for peace in the region.

Can Macedonia Survive the Latest Internal and Regional Developments?

January 20, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Vasil Tupurkovski, Professor of International Law, University of Skopje, and President of the Democratic Alternative Party

Book Launch -- Converging Worlds: Community and Religion in Peasant Russia

January 20, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Chris Chulos, Adjunct Professor of History and Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement, Roosevelt University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Thirty Years of Collaboration between USAID and the Ministry of Health of Morocco

January 19, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Dr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, the Moroccan minister of health, marks the "graduation" of Morocco from USAID assistance, due to the country's improving health indicators.

Stealth Democracy: Americans' Beliefs about How Government Should Work---Roundtable Discussion with Authors

January 16, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
with Co-authors: John R. Hibbing and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, professors of political science, University of Nebraska; Discussants: David Skaggs, Executive Director, Center for Democracy and Citizenship; and Catherine Rudder, Professor and Director of the Masters Program in Public Policy at George Mason University

Liberalizing the Leviathans

January 15, 2004 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Andreas Moerke, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo; Mark Tilton, Purdue University and Woodrow Wilson Center; Jay Tate, University of California at Berkeley

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