Wilson Center News

From "Hoca" to "Prime Minister": Davutoğlu's Ascendance in Turkish Politics

Aug 22, 2014
On 21 August, Turkey's Prime Minister and President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the AK Party executive board's decision nominate Ahment Davutoğlu to succeed him as the leader of the party. In a few days, we will see Davutoğlu chosen as the leader of AK Party and the Prime Minister, but it will be a matter of time before his performance in this post can be assessed. In this piece, Global Fellow Bülent Aras reflects on Davutoğlu's rise to prominence in Turkish politics.

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NIH Establishes New Genomics and Health Disparities Center

Mar 24, 2008
March 2008 – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) establishes new center for genomics and health disparities research.

New Film on Immigration Debate to be Screened in Washington, DC

Mar 20, 2008
Georgetown University's Solidarity Committee and Camborone Productions will host a screening of "Beyond Borders: The Debate Over Human Migration" on Tuesday, April 8th. The film explores the drivers of immigration and includes interviews with Border Patrol agents, radio celebrities, migrants and immigration experts. Click here for more information.

Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award for 2008

Mar 19, 2008
WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is welcoming nominations for the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award.

PODCAST: Mitigating Conflict Through Natural Resource Management

Mar 17, 2008
MARCH 2008—Masego Madzwamuse, David Bray Discuss How Local Natural Resource Management Can Promote Good Governance, Peace

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.