Events

Book Launch -- Crafting Peace: Strategies to Deal with Warlords in Collapsing States

January 05, 2006 // 9:00am10:30am
A discussion featuring author Sasha Lezhnev, Program Officer at the Northern Uganda Peace Initiative, with discussant William Zartman, Director of Conflict Resolution at School of Advanced International Studies, Johns' Hopkins University. William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar will serve as moderator.

Will Egypt Become a Democracy? The 2005 Parliamentary Elections

December 09, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Emad El-Din Shahin, Associate Professor, American University in Cairo;Visiting Associate Professor, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.

Urbanization and Health in Developing World Cities

December 02, 2005 // 1:00pm3:00pm
After fading from the agenda over the past fifteen to twenty years, urban health is recapturing the attention of policy makers and international health advocates worldwide. With rapid rates of urbanization, cities are struggling to provide a host of services and infrastructure for old and new populations alike.

South Africa: The Foundations for a Successful Democratic Transition

November 18, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Conversation with Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, veteran of the South African liberation struggle, African National Congress (ANC) leader, and former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela.

African Studies Association Annual Conference

November 17, 2005 // 11:15am4:00pm
The Wilson Center welcomes the African Studies Association to Washington, DC for their 2005 annual conference, which will focus on Health and Political issues, and will be held from November 17-20.

Live Webcast/Book Launch: The Opportunity -- America's Moment to Alter History's Course

November 14, 2005 // 3:00pm4:00pm
A Director's forum with the The Honorable Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations.

A Director's Forum with H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit

November 04, 2005 // 1:30pm3:00pm
A Director's forum with His Excellency Salva Kiir Mayardit, First Vice President of Sudan, President of the Government of Southern Sudan, and Commander-in-Chief of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).

Book Launch - Rethinking the Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed, and Greed

November 01, 2005 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Participating in this important discussion will be the books' editors Cynthia J. Arnson, Woodrow Wilson Center, and I. William Zartman, Johns Hopkins University, SAIS. Also contributing will be the authors of the chapters about Colombia and Peru, respectively, Marc Chernick, Georgetown University, and Cynthia McClintock, George Washington Univerisity.

Special Briefing with the Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa

October 21, 2005 // 2:30pm4:00pm
A Special Briefing by members of the United Nation's Commission on HIV/AIDS and Governance in Africa (CHGA). This is a first-ever opportunity to have an informal discussion of findings and proposed recommendations from the CHGA, who will publish their final report next month.
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Live Webcast: The Cold War and Contemporary Conflict - Lessons From The Past

October 21, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Saki Ruth Dockrill, James Carafano, and Tom Nichols will hold a roundtable discussion on connections between the end of the Cold War and present conflicts. Video for this event is now available.

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