February 06, 2009 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow, president, Institute of the Americas, and former Assistant Secretary of State, and former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico; Governor Lázaro Cárdenas Batel, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and former Governor of Michoacán, Mexico; Dr. Denise Dresser, professor, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and columnist, Reforma and Processo; Andres Martinez, Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program, New America Foundation and former Editorial Page Editor, The Los Angeles Times; Ginger Thompson, National Correspondent and former Mexico City Bureau Chief, The New York Times
November 18, 2008 // 4:00pm — 7:00pm
Reception will follow with directors Juan Carlos Rulfo and Carlos Hagerman, with remarks by Former Governor Lázaro Cárdenas Batel
November 14, 2008 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Oil's strong grip on the Mexican national psyche frustrates a policy-focused discussion on energy at a time when the country's oil production is declining precipitously, when federal spending remains largely dependent on oil revenues, and when the government oil monopoly is unable to exploit deep-water reserves, speakers Rossana Fuentes-Berain and Duncan Wood said at the book launch of Pozo de Pasiones: the Oil Reform Debate in Mexico, jointly published by the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the Red Mexicana de Energia (Mexican Network on Energy).
October 23, 2008 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Sergio Aguayo, professor at El Colegio de México, said Mexico's politics are in "turmoil" because of sharpening income inequality, a fragmentation of political power not accompanied by the emergence of robust civil society, and the institution-destabilizing violence of organized crime.
September 25, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Rogelio Gómez Hermosillo, former National Coordinator, Oportunidades; James Riccio, Director, Low-Wage Workers and Communities Policy Area, MDRC, New York City; Michelle Adato, Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute
August 21, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
The "New Research on U.S.-Mexico Relations: Dispute Settlement and Expatriate Voting Patterns" seminar featured presentations by Arturo Sotomayor and Víctor Espinoza Valle, Woodrow Wilson Center-Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (Comexi) Public Policy Scholars in residence at the Wilson Center.
July 23, 2008 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
During the "Politics of Mexican-Origin Leaders: Implications for 2008 & Beyond" conference, participants such as David R. Ayón, Allert Brown-Gort, and Manuel García y Griego gathered to discuss preliminary conclusions from a binational research project that examines dominant political action strategies among Mexican-origin leaders in the United States.
June 12, 2008 // 9:00am — 12:30pm
Experts in US-Mexico relations from both sides of the border, including Michael Barone, Rossana Fuentes-Berain, Jim Jones, Crescencio Arcos, Andrés Rozental and others will discuss how the U.S. elections will affect the U.S.-Mexico relationship.
May 20, 2008 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
Join Ana Laura Magaloni of CIDE, Miguel Treviño of Reforma and other leading experts in justice reform in Mexico to discuss the new constitutional reforms passed in Mexico and their future implications.
April 23, 2008 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The authors of the new book, Cruzando Limites, discuss bilateral issues surrounding transboundary oil exploration in the Gulf of Mexico with other experts in the field.