Past Events

City Development Strategies: Opportunities for Poverty Reduction

May 15, 2003 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory

Democracy and Moderation in an Islamic Society: The Case of Turkey

May 15, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Binnaz Toprak is a professor of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.

Why the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia Collapsed the Way They Did: Reexamining Russian and Serbian Nationalism

May 14, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Global Europe Program
Veljko Vujacic, Associate Professor of Sociology, Oberlin College, and Title VIII multiple EES grant recipient

The Chinese Communist Party—The End of the Line?

May 13, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Asia Program
David Shambaugh, Professor, George Washington University, and Wilson Center Fellow; Cheng Li, Professor, Hamilton College, and Wilson Center Fellow; Bruce Dickson, Associate Professor, George Washington University.

Afghanistan: Stagnation or Recovery -- Perspectives from an Aid Worker Based in Northeastern Afghanistan

May 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Alex Klaits, Program Manager, Christian Children's Fund/Child Fund Afghanistan

Bridging the Gap between America and the Muslim World: The Role of Muslim and Arab American Organizations

May 13, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond

The Burundi Leadership Training Program: The First Six Months

May 13, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Africa Program
The World Bank's Post Conflict Fund made a grant in December 2002 to the Woodrow Wilson Center to launch a leadership-training project in Burundi, designed to advance the country's post-war economic reconstruction. The project management team, consisting of Africa Project Consulting Director Howard Wolpe and Program Manager Steve McDonald brought to the Center for a day-long report and evaluation Burundian consultant (and former Human Rights Minister) Eugène Nindorera, trainers Elizabeth McClintock (Program Director of the Cambridge-based Conflict Management Group) and Alain Lempereur (Director of the Paris Institute for Research and Education on Negotiation in Europe, and workshop training participants Rémy Nahimana(Director, Burundi Catholic Peace and Justice Commission) and Domitille Barancira (President, Constitutional Court of Burundi). Invited to participate in this review of project methodology, training content and project impact were donor agencies, NGOs active in Burundi, practitioners in the field of conflict resolution and economic recovery, and others who are involved in Great Lakes regional issues.

The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB

May 12, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors Milt Beardon and James Risen discuss the CIA's role during the last years of the Cold War and their findings published in their recent book The Main Enemy (Random House, 2003)

Soviet Policy in West Africa (1956-1964) as an Episode of the Cold War

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Policy Implications and Consequences of the Demographic and Health Crises in Russia

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Murray Feshbach, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

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