Past Events

The Evolution of a Taiwanese National Identity

July 17, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science, University of Miami;Thomas B. Gold, associate professor of sociology, University of California, Berkeley; Shelley Rigger, associate professor of East Asian politics, Davidson College; John J. Tkacik, research fellow, the Heritage FoundationDownload Special Report #114

Is Canada Sleeping? Re-Examining Canada's Role in the World

July 17, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Canada Institute
Andrew Cohen discussed his book, While Canada Slept: How We Lost Our Place in the World, which argues that Canada suffers from a lack of foreign policy vision and has allowed its tools of diplomatic influence to deteriorate.

Prospects for Peace: Perspectives of Israeli and Palestinian Nonviolence Activists

July 15, 2003 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Lucy Nuseibeh,Director, Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy (MEND)Michal MillerProfessor, Hebrew University, Truman Institute for Peace

Development and Accountability: The Role of Independent Advisory Groups

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
Africa Program
Mamadou Lamine Loum, former Prime Minister, Senegal; Jacques Gerin, International Institute for Sustainable Development; Dick De Zeeuw, Netherlands Commission for Environmental Impact Assessment; Abdou El Mazide Ndiaye, African Network for Integrated Development; Jane Guyer, Woodrow Wilson Center; Howard Wolpe, Woodrow Wilson Center

"The New Old World: The Politics of Aging" **POSTPONED**

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
"The New Old World: The Politics of Aging" is postponed until October 2003.

A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
China Environment Forum
James David Fahn reveals the dark side of prosperity in Southeast Asia generally, and Thailand specifically. He offers sometimes amusing, but more often disturbing, vignettes that chronicle environmental degradation in Southeast Asia.

Relations Between International NGOs and the Military in Reconstruction & Peacekeeping

July 08, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
VENUE: Kenney Auditorium, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)Robert Macpherson, Assistant Director, CARE USA Emergency Group and Nancy Lindborg, Executive Vice President, Mercy Corps; and William Nash, Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Empowering Women in Iraq: Defining a Blueprint for Moving Forward

July 08, 2003 // 12:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

Asian Perspectives on the Global War Against Terrorism

June 27, 2003 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Asia Program
Hiroki Fukuda, editorial writer, Asahi Shimbun; James Luhulima, head of international desk, Kompas Daily Newspaper, Indonesia; Federico Pascual, columnist, The Philippine Star; Tulsathit Taptim, managing editor, The Nation Multimedia Group, Thailand; Xian Wen, senior correspondent/editor, People's Daily, China; Ming Zhu, assistant editor, Jiefang Daily, China; Ahmad Zukiman, Bernama, Malaysia.

Harnessing the Waters: Nature Conquest in China's Past and Present

June 27, 2003 // 10:00am11:30am
China Environment Forum
Perhaps no other issue in China today receives more news media attention than construction of the Three Gorges Dam. Speakers reflect on past legacies, present problems, and future impacts of China's "conquests" over nature.

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