Past Events

To Move a Mountain: Fighting the Global Economy in Appalachia

April 26, 2004 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Meeting with Dr. Luis Carlos Ugalde, President of IFE

April 23, 2004 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute

The International Response to the Rwandan Genocide – a Failure of Humanity

April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Africa Program
At a Director's Forum with General Dallaire, the Canadian Commander of the UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, and author of the recently published Shake Hands with The Devil, Dallaire provided a vivid account of his experience in Rwanda and of the international community's failure to intervene.

Immigration Reform: Lessons from the Past, Directions for the Future

April 22, 2004 // 8:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute

Rwanda – Reflections on Genocide

April 21, 2004 // 10:30am2:00pm
Africa Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda. Video and a transcript of the President's address are available here.

Democracy at the Crossroads: Economic and Political Crisis in the Dominican Republic

April 21, 2004 // 9:30am4:00pm
Latin American Program
To analyze the economic and political trends and the context in which the upcoming elections will take place, the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars held a seminar "Democracy at the Crossroads: Economic and Political Crisis in the Dominican Republic," on Wednesday, April 21, in Washington, D.C. The seminar provided a forum to debate the nature of the crisis and the outlook for the future with leading experts on the Dominican Republic.

Seminar - Brown v. Board of Education and Its Aftermath

April 21, 2004 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Book Discussion: Russia in Search of Itself

April 20, 2004 // 4:00pm5:00pm
In the turbulent decade since the collapse of the Soviet Union, conditions have worsened considerably for many Russians, and a wide-ranging debate has raged over the nature and destiny of their country. In Russia in Search of Itself, James H. Billington, the Librarian of Congress and a noted expert on Russia, examines the efforts of a proud but troubled nation to find a post-Soviet identity.

Niarchos Roundtable: The Future of Kosovo and Its Impact on Stability in Southeast Europe

April 20, 2004 // 9:30am12:30pm
Global Europe Program

Romania and the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1989

April 19, 2004 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Dennis Deletant, Professor of Romanian Studies at London University College will discuss the conclusions of CWIHP Working Paper #43, "Romania and the Warsaw Pact," which he authored with Mihail Ionescu. Comments will be provided by Ernest Latham, Department of State

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