Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956

October 09, 2009 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Pawel Machcewicz, Professor of History, University of Warsaw; Charles Gati, Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Director's Forum: Former Belgian Prime Minister and President of the European People's Party Wilfried Martens

October 09, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Wilfried Martens, Former Belgian Prime Minister and President of the European People's Party

Cancelled: Germany 1989: A New Kind of Revolution?

October 08, 2009 // 3:30pm5:30pm

Rediscovering Multilateralism: Toward a Cooperative Approach to Middle East Reform

October 02, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Audra Grant, RAND Corporation; Hanane Zelouani Idrissi, National Endowment for Democracy; Almut Moeller, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy; Andrew Albertson, POMED Executive Director

Kennedy and the Berlin Wall: A Hell of a Lot Better Than a War

October 01, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
W.R. Smyser, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar, Library of Congress and Adjunct Professor, BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University; Mary Beth Stein, Associate Professor of German and International Affairs, The George Washington University; R. Gerald Livingston, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, German Historical Institute; Bernd Schaefer, Senior Scholar, Cold War International History Project

The German Elections: The State of the Polity and Prospects for German Foreign Policy

September 30, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Constanze Stelzenmüller, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Berlin Office, German Marshall Fund and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Liechtenstein: Transparency, Trust and Credibility in a Changing Global Financial Order

September 25, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
His Excellency Klaus Tschütscher, Prime Minister, Principality of Liechtenstein

Negotiating With the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks During the Cold War, 1949-1972

September 24, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Yafeng Xia, Associate Professor of History, University of Long Island and Margaret Gnoinska, the George Washington University

Soviet-Taiwanese Relations During the Early Cold War

September 23, 2009 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Shin Kawashima, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Director's Forum: The Enlargement of the European Union

September 22, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
EU enlargement has been celebrated as the European Union's most successful foreign policy. The peaceful transformation in postcommunist Europe is a tribute not only to the peoples and leaders of those 10 countries, but also to the umbrella provided by the European Union. Dr. Michael Leigh, who has served as director-general for enlargement since 2006, highlighted the successes of the enlargement process to date as well as the main challenges to come.



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