Past Events

Book Launch--The Modern History of Iraq

October 02, 2003 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Book launch and reception with Phebe Marr, Independent Scholar

CANCELLED: Burundi - Next Steps in the Peace Process

October 02, 2003 // 12:00am
Africa Program
You are cordially invited to attend an address by His Excellency, the President of Burundi, Domitien Ndayizeye. This past May 1st, in what was hailed by the international community as a significant step on the road to a Burundian peace, Domitien Ndayizeye, an ethnic Hutu, took over the presidency of Burundi’s Transitional Government from his Tutsi predecessor, Pierre Buyoya. President Ndayizeye will be arriving in the United States shortly after the conclusion of a regional summit that, while reportedly yielding some progress, did not succeed in producing a new power-sharing agreement between the government and the principal armed rebel group. President Ndayizeye will report on the outcome of this summit, and share his views of the current state of the Burundi peace process.

Greece: Olympics Host on the Global Stage

October 02, 2003 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
Policy Forum featuring U.S. Ambassador to Greece Thomas Miller

North-South Relations and Peace in Korea

October 01, 2003 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
His Excellency Jeong Se-Hyun, Minister of Unification, Republic of KoreaText of speech by Minister Jeong

The Integration of Russia Into the International Academic Community: Perspectives from Russian Education and Scholarship

September 30, 2003 // 8:45am7:30pm
Kennan Institute
This two-day event will present the early results of the work of the recently-established Russian Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASEs) to members of the academic and policy communities in the U.S. The conference will feature remarks by: Dan Davidson, President, ACTR/ACCELS; Mikhail Strikhanov, Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation; Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York; Robert Huber, President, NCEER; Andrei Kortunov, President, ISE-Center, Moscow; Lee H. Hamilton, Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Angela Stent, Professor, Georgetown University; Stephen Kotkin, Professor, Princeton University

Book Launch -- The Russians Emerge

September 29, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Heidi Hollinger, photographer, Montreal; Jonathan Sanders, Director, Project on the Russian Future, New YorkTo read more about The Russians Emerge or to order this book, click here.

The WMD Debate in Iran

September 25, 2003 // 11:45am1:30pm
Middle East Program
Farideh Farhi, University of Hawaii-Minoa

The New Old World: The Politics of Aging

September 25, 2003 // 8:00am10:00am
Program on America and the Global Economy
The Project on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) and the AARP Global Aging Program held the second in their series of meetings on the challenges and opportunities posed by aging societies in the major industrial democracies. The second in the series focused on the “The Politics of Aging.”

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Conference - National Security for the 21st Century - National Power in an Unpredictable World

September 25, 2003 // 12:00am
This event is not held at the Woodrow Wilson Center. To attend, you must register on the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Series website. During this two-day conference a distinguished array of national security decision makers will assemble to make presentations, participate in panel discussions, and field questions in a setting which promotes extensive discourse--focused by a single unifying theme.

Macedonia between Conflict and Stability: Overcoming Corruption, Violence and Nationalism

September 24, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Ed Joseph, Former Director of the Macedonia Project, International Crisis Group, Current EES Research Scholar

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