Past Events

The Fate of Local Democracy under Khatami

December 16, 2003 // 11:15am12:15pm
Middle East Program
Kian Tajbakhsh, Cultural Research Bureau, Tehran, Iran

Yemile Mizrahi's Book Launch

December 16, 2003 // 3:00am4:30am
Mexico Institute
Yemile Mizrahi, former Fellow and current scholar, chronicles the rise of the PAN in her new book titled From Martyrdom to Power: The Partido Accion Nacional in Mexico. The event will feature comments by Wendy Hunter, Associate Professor at University of Texas, Austin and Todd Eisenstadt, Assistant Professor at American University.

The European Security Issue and the Turning Points in Trans-Atlantic Relations from Eisenhower to Reagan

December 15, 2003 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
NATO effectiveness depends on greatly on US military power. The choice to become dependent on the US's ability to deter Soviet aggression implied the acceptance of a political subordination. When European and US interest no longer coincided, tensions erupted between the allies. The European security issue offers a privileged standpoint to analyze the development of trans-Atlantic relations.

Are All Politics Local? The Decisive Role of the District Races in the 2003 Duma Ballot

December 15, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Robert Orttung, Associate Research Professor, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, American University; Visiting Scholar, Center for Security Studies, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; and former Title VIII-Supported Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Environmental Equity in China

December 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
China Environment Forum
Environmental experts from China, Germany, Japan, and the United States explore the myriad issues associated with environmental equity in China.

The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: Stepping Up to the Global Challenge

December 11, 2003 // 9:00am10:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, Ambassador Randall L. Tobias emphasizes the importance of prevention, treatment, and stigma reduction in this Director's Forum -- also his first major speaking engagement open to the public.

Gender Talk: The Struggle for Women's Equality in African American Communities

December 10, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

POSTPONED: A Perspective on the Current Political Situation in Russia

December 10, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Kennan Institute
POSTPONED -- TO BE RESCHEDULEDBoris Berezovsky, Chairman, Foundation for Civil LibertiesFor information regarding the Kennan Institute's involvement in organizing this lecture, click here to read a statement from Kennan Institute director Blair Ruble.

NATO and the Transatlantic Relationship after the Iraq War

December 10, 2003 // 11:00am12:30pm
Global Europe Program
Jeffrey Simon, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defence University Andrew Michta, Professor of International Studies, Rhodes College

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