Past Events

Canada and the United States: Where Do We Go After Whatever Happens?

February 19, 2003 // 11:00pm
Canada Institute
Former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark shared his thoughts on the future of the bilateral relationship and his vision of how things could be improved. He also spoke about how Canadians perceive the war on terror and the potential war with Iraq and expressed his optimism for a quick and peaceful solution.

Culture/Kultura: Russian Influences on American Performing Arts: Music

February 18, 2003 // 4:30pm7:00pm
Kennan Institute
*Please note that this program will begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Polaris room of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, followed at 6:00 p.m. by a one-hour discussion and then a one-hour performance. An R.S.V.P is required to attend this event. To R.S.V.P and request directions and information on the program series, please contact the Kennan Institute at 202-691-4100.

After Reform: Iran's Political Alternatives

February 18, 2003 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Location: 5th floor conference room

Corporate Culture Shock: The Changing Culture of Japanese Business

February 13, 2003 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Gary Saxonhouse, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan; Yoshito Hori, Chairman and CEO, Globis Group and Apax Globis Partners & Co; William Farrell, Chairman and CEO, Dynamic Strategies Asia; Naomi Moriyama, President, Digital Powerhouse

China's Economy: Will the Bubble Burst?

February 12, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Thomas G. Rawski, University of Pittsburgh; Charles Wolf, Jr., RAND; Deborah S. Davis, Yale University; Fenwick W. Yu, U.S. Department of Commerce

The Challenges Confronting Yugoslavia

February 12, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
H.E. Ivan Vujacic, Ambassador to the U.S., Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Water from Johannesburg to Kyoto and Beyond: A Workshop on the Kyoto Third World Water Forum

February 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Featuring Mutsuyoshi Nishimura, Ambassador for Global Environment, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Anthony F. "Bud" Rock, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Islam and Democracy: The Turkish Model

February 11, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
with Haldun Gulalp, Professor of Sociology, Bogaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey) and current Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

A Decade of Russian Regional Democracy: Of the Governors, by the Governors, for the Governors?

February 10, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Andrew Konitzer-Smirnov, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Youth Explosion in Developing World Cities: Approaches to Reducing Poverty and Conflict in an Urban Age

February 10, 2003 // 8:00am4:00pm
Urban Sustainability Laboratory

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