Past Events

Book Launch for World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

February 04, 2003 // 11:00pm
Program on America and the Global Economy
with author Amy Chua Comments by Stephan Richter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TheGlobalist

Liberalism: Conscience and Confidence

February 04, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Canada Institute
The Honorable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada's Minister of International Trade, defined liberalism as the philosophy at the heart of modernity and questioned whether it is possible for the ideology of liberalism to find within itself a counterbalancing mechanism.

Anton Chekhov's Legacy in America: New Interpretations in the Stanislavsky Theater Studio's Production of The Seagull

February 04, 2003 // 1:30pm3:30pm
Kennan Institute
Andrei Malaev-Babel, Producing Artistic Director, Stanislavsky Theater Studio and Director, The Seagull; Sarah Kane, Vice President, Michael Chekhov Association, and Voice Consultant, The Seagull Discussant: Boris Lanine, Head of Literary Studies, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, and Regional Exchange Scholar, Kennan Institute

Russia's Role in the Fight Against Catastrophic Terrorism

February 03, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Charles Curtis, President, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Islam, Europe’s Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape

February 03, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
with Shireen Hunter, Director of the Islam Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and editor of Islam, Europe’s Second Religion: The New Social, Cultural, and Political Landscape

Minority Group Leadership in Congress

January 31, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Congress Project
Featuring:Walter E. Fauntroy, former Democratic Delegate from D.C. (invited); Robert A. Underwood, former Democratic Delegate from Guam; Carol M. Swain, professor of law and political science, Vanderbilt University; and Juan Williams, national correspondent, NPR, and Fox News.

The Ideas That Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-First Century

January 31, 2003 // 10:00am12:00pm
Book Talk and Reception with Michael Mandelbaum, Chrisian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University; and Senior Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations and Daniel Patrick Moynihan, former U.S. Senator (D-NY) and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Harmonization of Russian and Ukrainian Textbooks: A New Beginning or a Return to a Lamentable Past?

January 30, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Frank Sysyn, Senior Fellow, Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES), University of Toronto; and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute; Sergei Zhuk, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy

January 29, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy studies the collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe between 1968 and 1989, focusing especially on the Solidarity uprisings in Poland. Using firsthand testimony and new archival findings, it attempts a reassessment of Soviet foreign policy during this period.Comments will be provided by Charles Gati (SAIS).

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