Events

Ballots and Battles – Assessing Afghanistan on the Eve of its Elections

September 30, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst, RAND Corporation

Gender in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: The World Bank Track Record

September 29, 2004 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Venue: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Somers RoomElaine Zuckerman, President, Gender Action; Marcia Greenberg, Adjunct Law Professor, Cornell University; Ian Bannon, Manager, Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction Unit, The World Bank; Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, Director, Policy Commission, Women Waging Peace; Anita Sharma, Director, Conflict Prevention Project, The Woodrow Wilson Center

Changes in the Status of Egyptian Women: A View through the Prism of Marriage and Divorce

September 28, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Speakers: Mona Mikhail, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University; and Diane Singerman, Associate Professor, Department of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University

Iraq - From Despair to Hope: An Analysis of Tribal, Ethnic, and Religious Dynamics in Iraq Today

September 21, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Canon Andrew White, Residentiary Canon and Director of the International Centre for Reconciliation (ICR) at Coventry Cathedral; Eric Lane Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge; Archbishop of Canterbury's Special Representative to the Middle East. We are experiencing technical difficulties with the webcast. An archive video of this event will be available here at a later date.

Iraq - Syria's Crystal Ball

September 15, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Ammar Abdulhamid, DarEmar publishing house, Damascus, Syria; Visiting Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution

Launch of the Afghan Family Health Book

August 03, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
The Wilson Center hosts a Director's Forum with The Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, unveiling the Afghan Family Health Book.

POSTPONED A Launch of The Afghan Family Health Book

July 14, 2004 // 10:00am11:00am
This event will be rescheduled. Check back for the new date. A Director's Forum with the Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, Secretary of Health and Human Services

Live Webcast: Iraq After June 30

July 08, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Anthony Shadid, 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner, Islamic correspondent for the Washington Post; current visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 1 of 6

July 07, 2004 // 12:00am
This meeting was the first in a series of six that examines the intersection of reproductive health and gender issues in the Islamic world. This meeting provides an overview of general demographics in the region, and the perspectives of Islam on family planning and contraceptive use.

Live Webcast/Book Launch--Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran

June 17, 2004 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Editors Mark J. Gasiorowski and Malcolm Byrne will present findings from their recent collaboration Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran. The book examines the turbulent political climate that prevailed in Iran during Mosaddeq's tenure, the strategic considerations that led U.S. officials to opt for a coup, and the details of the coup itself. Based on exhaustive research, this is an authoritative account of the tragic events that led to the overthrow of Mosaddeq, including recent declassification of CIA documents regarding the 1953 coup that overthrew Mohammad Mossadeq's government in Iran.

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