Past Events

Sparing Nature:The Conflict Between Human Population Growth and Biodiversity

October 31, 2003 // 9:00am11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Since prehistoric times, human population growth has led to the extinction of other species. Using insights from paleoanthropology, Professor Jeffrey McKee examines the impact of a population boom on biodiversity conservation.

The Middle East at a Crossroad – An Israeli Perspective

October 30, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Ambassador Harry Kney-Tal, Head of the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem; and Barukh Binah, Head of the International Affairs Bureau Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem

Conference - Unveiling the Myths: Muslim Women in the United States

October 29, 2003 // 11:00pm
United States Studies

Book launch--A Grand Strategy for America

October 29, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
International Security Studies
Speaker and author: Robert J. Art, Christian A. Herter Professor of International Relations, Brandeis UniversityCommentator: Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow and Director of Research, The Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings InstitutionThis event is co-sponsored by The Century Foundation.

Bosnia and Kosovo...Afghanistan and Iraq...Connecting the Dots Constructively

October 29, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
John Lampe, Professor of History, University of Maryland and WWICS Fellow

Symposium on Leadership in Mexico-U.S. Journalism

October 28, 2003 // 11:00pm
Mexico Institute

Post-Cancun Assessment by Canada: Trade Policy Challenges for North America -- a roundtable discussion --

October 28, 2003 // 3:30pm4:30pm
Canada Institute
Canada's Deputy Minister for International Trade Len Edwards discussed trade policy challenges including the state of WTO negotiations in the post-Cancun environment, ongoing efforts to negotiate a Free Trade Area of the Americas, and the rise of regional trade initiatives.

Book Launch---Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat

October 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Don Oberdorfer, former diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post; Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center.

LIVE WEBCAST: Autonomic Computing

October 28, 2003 // 7:30amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Managing just one computer can tax the average person’s technical capabilities. How do we thrive in a world where we might be connected to thousands of computational devices? This seminar and discussion will explore the emerging world of autonomic computing -- the second event in a series on The Future of Computing. This event will be webcast.

Capital of the Tsars and Soul of Mankind: How the Two St. Petersburgs Defined Russian Culture

October 27, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
John Brown, Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy

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