Past Events

Women and Politics in Yemen

November 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Heba El-Shazli, Regional Program Director/The Middle East,The Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO; Robin Madrid, Resident Director, National Democratic Institute - Yemen

The Information Revolution in Russia: How IT is Changing Industry, Government, and Society

November 15, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
D.J. Peterson, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

The Role of the Media in the Consolidation of Democracy

November 15, 2004 // 8:00am1:00pm
Latin American Program
This conference, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Latin American Program and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, examined the role that the media play during Latin American countries' transitions to democracy, as well as new challenges that the media are now confronting in their relationships with the public and democratic governments.

The State of the Canada - U.S. Relationship

November 12, 2004 // 8:00am3:30pm
Canada Institute
The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) and the Canada Institute produced a special issue of The American Review of Canadian Studies (ARCS) on the state of the relationship between Canada and the United States, in which authors presented their papers on a variety of topics in Canada-U.S. relations.

Fifth Annual Wilson Center-Czech and Slovak Lecture Series: What Velvet Revolutions Now?

November 11, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, Oxford University and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Міжнародна міграція і міжетнічні відносини на Слобожанщині

November 11, 2004 // 10:00am1:00pm
Kennan Institute in Ukraine
11 листопада 2004 року Київський проект Інституту Кеннана разом із Харківським філіалом Національного інституту стратегічних досліджень та філософським факультетом ХНУ імені В.Н. Каразіна провів міжнародний науковий семінар: «Міжнародна міграція та міжетнічні стосунки на Слобожанщині». На семінарі відзначалося, що серед найважливіших завдань, що постали перед українським суспільством особливої пріоритетності набувають завдання створити таку модель етнонаціональних стосунків, яка стала б дороговказом до стабільності і була б наріжним каменем національного розвитку.

Guns and Governance: Warlords in Afghanistan's Future

November 10, 2004 // 11:00am1:00pm
Middle East Program
Olivier Roy, Research Director, French National Center for Scientific Research; Barnett Rubin, Director of Studies/Senior Fellow, Center on International Cooperation, New York University; Radek Sikorski, Resident Fellow and Executive Director of the New Atlantic Initiative, American Enterprise Institute. Moderator: Ambassador Peter Tomsen, former United States Special Envoy on Afghanistan

Scarce Rights, Rough Justice: A Theory of Post-Totalitarianism

November 10, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Aviezer Tucker, Research Associate, Australian National University

Confronting the Crisis: Women and AIDS

November 10, 2004 // 8:00am10:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Experts address women's particular vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, the disease's impact on family livelihoods, and women's role in prevention programs.

The Road to Peace in Liberia: Citizen Views on Transitional Justice

November 10, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Africa Program
A discussion with John Moreira of Greenberg Quinlan Research and Tornorlah Varpilah of the Transitional Justice Working Group. They discussed the results of a national survey and of twelve focus groups organized in Liberia, which explored the public's attitudes about justice and reconciliation after thirteen years of armed conflict and horrible atrocities. The first of its kind in Liberia, this public opinion project sought to ascertain how the Liberian public believes abuses committed during the war should be addressed. A powerpoint summary of the findings and background information are available for download. After the presentation, Moreira and Varpilah were interviewed by the Wilson Center's Dialogue program.

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