Past Events

Book Launch---Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat

October 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Don Oberdorfer, former diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post; Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center.

LIVE WEBCAST: Autonomic Computing

October 28, 2003 // 7:30amDecember 31, 1969 // 2:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Managing just one computer can tax the average person’s technical capabilities. How do we thrive in a world where we might be connected to thousands of computational devices? This seminar and discussion will explore the emerging world of autonomic computing -- the second event in a series on The Future of Computing. This event will be webcast.

Capital of the Tsars and Soul of Mankind: How the Two St. Petersburgs Defined Russian Culture

October 27, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
John Brown, Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy

Book Launch -- St. Petersburg's 300 Years: New Perspectives on Old Myths

October 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Arthur George, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Chicago, and author, St. Petersburg: Russia's Window to the Future - The First Three CenturiesTo read more about St. Petersburg: Russia's Window to the Future -- The First Three Centuries or to order this book, click here.

Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961

October 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Hope M. Harrison, Assistant Professor at The George Washington University, will present new findings from her upcoming book, Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (2003).

Film Screening: Lech Walesa! - A Unique Account

October 23, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Global Europe Program
followed by a discussion with the director Martti Puukko

The East-West Divide in Europe: Does it Exist?

October 22, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Elemer Hankiss, Research Director, Institute of Political Science, Hungarian Academy of Science and WWICS Public Policy FellowLocation: 5th floor conference room

Morocco: The Mountain and the Desert

October 22, 2003 // 4:30am6:00pm
Middle East Program

Book Launch--Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World's Last Dictators by 2025

October 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
with Ambassador Mark Palmer, author; Ambassador Robert Hunter, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO and Advisor, RAND Corporation; Peter Ackerman, Chair, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict; and Francis Fukuyama, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS

Book Launch - "Rethinking Argentina: Before December 2001 and Beyond April 2003"

October 21, 2003 // 7:00pm9:00pm
The Latin American Program organized a book launch at the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires. The event consisted of a discussion by prominent journalists and political analysts.

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