October 11, 2013 // 8:00am — 2:30pm
On Friday October 11, join the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, the Brazil Institute an the Brazil-US Business Council for a conference on ongoing bilateral economic relationship.
October 10, 2013 // 12:00pm — 5:45pm
Please note that this consultation has been CANCELLED due to the government shutdown. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
October 10, 2013 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As more women around the world become economically active, are they also empowered? And how will this empowerment change other aspects of their lives, like reproductive health?
October 10, 2013 // 10:30am — 12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Jörg Asmussen has been a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank since January 2012. He is responsible for the Directorate General International and European Relations and the Directorate General Legal Services. He represents the ECB in various European and international fora, e.g. the Euro Working Group and the G20 Deputies.
October 10, 2013 // 9:45am — 10:45am
This event has been postponed. Please stay tuned for a future rescheduling of this event.
October 09, 2013 // 2:35pm — 4:15pm
A Book Event for ENERGY & SECURITY: Strategies for a World in Transition by Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn (editors), Wilson Center Press and Johns Hopkins University Press. Reception and book signing to follow.
October 07, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
John McNeill argues that yellow fever and malaria, both mosquito-borne diseases, helped make the Americas free. In the campaigns of 1780-81 in the Carolinas and Virginia, in the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, in the wars of independence in the Spanish Americas of 1808-25, locally born and raised soldiers and militia enjoyed a strong advantage over European troops in terms of their resistance to these two infections. Did disease tip the military balance?
October 07, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Since the Arab Spring arrived in Syria in 2011, Russia has strongly supported the Assad regime’s efforts to suppress its opponents, while the U.S. has remained relatively uninvolved. Mark N. Katz, Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University, analyzed the next steps as Russia and the U.S. work to cooperate on Syria.
October 04, 2013 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
On Friday, October 4th, the Brazil Institute, São Paulo FGV Law School and American Univeristy College of Law will convene a panel of experts to debate Brazil's largest political corruption scandal.
October 04, 2013 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Please join us on October 4th, as we talk to the authors of two recently released reports that explore the use of social media and related technologies by emergency managers for disaster planning, response, and recovery in the United States and beyond.