Past Events

The Sri Lankan Peace Process: A View from the Inside---An off-the-record discussion with David R. Cameron

May 29, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
David R. Cameron, who participated in the Sri Lankan peace process, spoke about the role that federalism might play in efforts to resolve the conflict and shared his views on the current state and future prospects of the peace process.

The Status of Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq: A View from the Field

May 29, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Zainab Salbi, President and Founder, Women for Women International

A Vision for Madagascar: A Path from Poverty to Growth

May 29, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
His Excellency Marc Ravalomanana, the president of Madagascar, says that his country stands ready to fully join the global marketplace while also preserving its unique environmental heritage and bringing prosperity to its citizens.

East Central Europe Between Paris and Washington

May 28, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland, College Park, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, and former Title VIII EES Research Scholar

Reflections from Space

May 28, 2003 // 10:00am11:00am
A Director's Forum with Frederick (Rick) Hauck, president and CEO AXA Space and former NASA astronaut

Analyzing the 2003 Argentine Elections

May 28, 2003 // 3:00am5:00pm
Now that the presidential elections have been decided, have the Argentines put their crisis behind them?

President Putin: A Continuation of Yeltsin's Reforms or a New Course?

May 27, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Fedor Burlatsky, Professor and President, Council of Political Science, Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow; and former Guest Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Politics of Trade in Mexico and the United States

May 23, 2003 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Mexico Institute
On May 23, 2003 the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute, University of California, Berkeley APEC Study Center, and the Mexican Center for Economic Teaching and Research (CIDE) co-sponsored a seminar at the Wilson Center on the Politics of Trade in Mexico and the United States, with generous funding from US Mexus Riverside. Four speakers and a commentator—Gary Huffbauer from the Institute for International Economics; Antonio Ortíz Mena from CIDE; Jeff Faux from the Economic Policy Institute; Isabel Studer from FLACSO; and Vinod Aggarwal from the University of California, Berkeley—addressed different aspects of trade policymaking in the two countries and pointed to possible scenarios for the future.

Canadian Anti-Americanism: Before and After 9/11

May 22, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Canada Institute
Reginald C. Stuart explored five varieties of anti-Americanism within Canada, their historical roots, and lines of argument. He questioned what such expressions expose about Canadians themselves, their view of America, and their potential power in the current and future Canada-U.S. relationship.

Enhancing National Security and Civil Liberties in the Information Age

May 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
The Center’s Foresight and Governance Project recently convened a group of experts to discuss ways to improve both civil liberties and national security in the information age, especially in light of increased efforts for more efficient data gathering and analysis post 9/11.

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