Past Events

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).

Comparative Development of Post-communist Societies

January 29, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Andrew T. Green, Research Associate and Assistant Director, Center for Civil Societies, MD, and Title VIII multiple grant recipient5th floor conference room

Russification and Empire at the Edge of The Imperial Capital: Finnish and Estonian Schools in St. Petersburg Province, 1875-1914

January 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kennan Institute
Steven Duke, Student Service Coordinator, Office of International Studies and Programs, University of Wisconsin, Madison

The Palestinian Situation and the Regional Security Issues

January 27, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
with H.E. Daniel Ayalon, Israeli ambassador to the United States

Can Russia Fight Organized Crime and Corruption?

January 27, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Kennan Institute
Louise Shelley, Director, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), American University, and former Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, Kennan Institute

Off-the-Record Discussion on Hong Kong

January 24, 2003 // 8:00am9:30pm
Asia Program
James R. Keith, U.S. consul general for Hong Kong and Macau

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