April 26, 2004 // 12:00am
United States Studies
April 23, 2004 // 9:00am — 10:30am
April 22, 2004 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
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.
April 22, 2004 // 8:00am — 10:30am
April 21, 2004 // 10:30am — 2:00pm
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.
April 21, 2004 // 9:30am — 4:00pm
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.
April 21, 2004 // 12:00am
United States Studies
April 20, 2004 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
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.
April 20, 2004 // 9:30am — 12:30pm
Global Europe Program
April 19, 2004 // 3:30pm — 5:00pm
Francine R. Frankel,Director of the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania; Harry Harding, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Winston Lord, Co-Chairman, International Rescue Committee, and former Ambassador to China; Frank G. Wisner, Vice Chairman, External Affairs, AIG Inc., and former Ambassador to India.