Past Events

How Do They Know? Media, Civil Society, and Informal Communication in Contemporary Ukraine

June 16, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Kennan Institute
Adrian Karatnycky, Senior Scholar and Counselor, Freedom House, New York

The Middle East: Post Iraq

June 16, 2003 // 12:00am
Middle East Program
Panel I: Post Iraq War Middle East and Prospects for Liberalization Chair: Robert Pelletreau, Former Assistant Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs. Speakers: Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, The Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, and Senior Fellow, Saban Center, Brookings Institution; Marina Ottaway, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Anatol Lieven, Senior Associate for Foreign and Security Policy, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.Panel II: Arab-Israeli Conflict: Outstanding IssuesChair: Phyllis Oakley, Former Assistant Secretary of State. Speakers: Khalil Shikaki, Associate Professor of Political Science at Bir Zeit University and Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in Ramallah; Ellen Laipson, President and CEO, The Henry L. Stimson Center; William Quandt, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. Professor of Politics, the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, University of Virginia.Luncheon Speaker: Zbigniew Brzezinski, Former National Security Advisor; Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies.Panel III: Prospects for the Road Map Chair: Edward Walker, President and CEO, Middle East Institute. Speakers: Buthaina Shabaan, Director, Foreign Media Department, Syrian Arab Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Abdallah Bouhabib, Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Lebanon.

*POSTPONED* Trafficking of Women: The Case of Iran

June 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Roya Karimi, Iranian journalist

EU Enlargement: The Catalyst for Peace and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean

June 13, 2003 // 12:00am
Global Europe Program
Statesmen's Forum featuring Cyprus Foreign Minister George Iacovou, co-hosted with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

*POSTPONED*The Future of Civil Society in Iran

June 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Omid MemarianIranian journalist

The International Business of the U.S. Mint

June 12, 2003 // 10:00am11:00am
with Henrietta Holsman Fore-—Director of the United States Mint

The Islamization of Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society

June 11, 2003 // 1:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
This conference is co-sponsored by The Asia Program, Kennan Institute and Middle East Project.

Global Violence and Health: The Connections and Costs

June 11, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Etienne Krug of the World Health Organization presents WHO's new "World Report on Violence and Health," which details why violence is a major public-health problem and outlines how public policies can address its causes.

National Research Organizations in Central Asian and East European Studies: The Case of the American Councils for International Education

June 10, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Kennan Institute
Robert Huber, President, The National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, and former Guest Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Changing the Landscape of U.S. Energy: Nano and Micro Technologies

June 10, 2003 // 12:00pm5:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
with Professor Richard Smalley, Nobel Laureate, Gene and Norman Hackerman, Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University Robert Walker, former Chairman, House Science CommitteeDennis Wilson, Nanotechnologies, Inc. (energy materials)Harry Efstathiadis, Albany Nanotech Energy Program - E2TACPaul Wormser, COO, Konarka (solar)Martin Roscheisen, CEO, NanoSolar (solar)Joel Serface, Eastman VenturesMark Modzelewski, NanoBusiness AllianceJerry Simmons,Sandia Labs (solid-state lighting) Theo Lee, CEO, HTI - (clean coal company)Craig Nelson, Chief Technology Officer, Solicore, (a venture backed battery company)Kristin Bennett, DOE Office of Science, Program Manager for the Nanoscience Centers


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