Past Events

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.

Ana Pauker: Dilemmas of a Reluctant Stalinist

May 21, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Robert Levy, Lecturer, Jewish History, Hebrew Union College and Academy of Jewish Religion, Los Angeles, and author of Ana Pauker: The Rise and Fall of a Jewish Communist (University of California Press, 2001)* Please note time change

Book Launch for Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World

May 20, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Sudan: The Road to Progress

May 20, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Africa Program
In his prepared remarks, the Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mustafa Osman Ismail, offered a perspective on three issues of concern for Sudan: the peace process and the post-conflict period, Sudan's role in counter terrorism efforts, and human rights and religious freedoms in Sudan

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