Past Events

The Conflict-Development Nexus: Exploring the Role of Foreign Assistance in Promoting Peace in Pakistan

April 15, 2004 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Ambassador William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Ambassador Teresita Schaffer, Director, South Asia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Joseph Bock, Vice President, American Refugee Committee

Seminar - New Work on the New Deal

April 15, 2004 // 12:00am
United States Studies

Patent Donations and the Problem of Orphan Technologies with David Martin, CEO, M-CAM and Peter Bloch, COO, Light Years IP

April 14, 2004 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
What does the process of patent donations and orphan technologies say about our national innovation system? Are patent donations an effective way of spurring university research? Are there other ways to foster more development of these technologies? Has patenting gone too far? Is over-patenting getting in the way of new product development?

The Creation of Polities: Democratization and Intellectual History in Eastern Europe

April 14, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Josette Baer, SNF Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, University of Washington

CANCELLED--What Happened to "Unity, Consent, and Revival?" The Donetsk Clan in 2004

April 13, 2004 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
CANCELLED

NGO Operations and U.S. Anti-Terrorism Statutes

April 13, 2004 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
****VENUE: Rome Auditorium, Rome Building, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DCRoger G. Weiner, United States Department of Justice

Human Rights in the International System: Enforcing Global Governance

April 13, 2004 // 12:00am
Latin American Program
This conference was organized to study the current role of human rights in the international system, and the use of human rights as a foreign policy strategy.

The Crisis in Darfur

April 12, 2004 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Africa Program
You are invited to a briefing on The Crisis in Darfur with Gerard M. Gallucci, the head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Khartoum. Jok Madut Jok, a Sudanese scholar and WWIC Fellow, will serve as a discussant.

Ambivalence to Ambiguity: Why Ukrainians Remain "Undecided"

April 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Mykola Riabchuk, Research Associate, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy; John Kolaska Fellow, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Edmonton; and former Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute

The Shiites and the U.S. in Iraq

April 12, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Remarks prepared by Yitzhak Nakash, Chair, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Brandeis University. Video of the presentation, as filmed by C-Span, is also available here.

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