Events

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Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand

May 12, 2009 // 1:00pm2:30pm
On May 12, in the inaugural event for a new collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Hunt Alternatives Fund on the demand dynamics of sex trafficking, Ambassador Swanee Hunt moderated a panel discussion, "Combating Sex Trafficking by Eliminating the Demand".
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The Shelter, Land, and Urban Management (SLUM) Assistance Act, 2009

May 06, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Rep. Brad Miller, N.C., 13th District; Rep. David Price, N.C., 4th District; Peter Kimm, Chairman of the Board, International Housing Coalition; Christopher W. Williams, Rep., UN-HABITAT, Washington, D.C.
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Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
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Health, Cities, and the Post-Conflict Environment

April 24, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Frederick Burkle of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and Dan Monk of Colgate University join the Wilson Center's Geoff Dabelko and Blair Ruble for this panel.
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Day II - Immigration: Social and Cultural Capital

April 17, 2009 // 12:00pm4:00pm
(This event will take place in Barcelona)Marc Hatzfield sociologist and lecturer, École d'Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Andrei Korobkov Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University; Loren Landau Research Coordinator, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Blair Ruble Director, Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project, WWICS
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Immigration: Social and Cultural Capital

April 16, 2009 // 12:00pm4:00pm
(This event took place in Barcelona)Kate Brick Master's candidate, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Lamin Cham Immigration Specialist; Marc Hatzfield sociologist and lecturer, École d'Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Andrei Korobkov Assistant Professor of Political Science, Middle Tennessee State University; Loren Landau Research Coordinator, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; Josep Ramoneda Director, Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona; Gaspar Rivera-Salgado Director of Projects, Institute for Research in Labour and Employment, University of California at Los Angeles; Eunice Romero Political Scientist; Blair Ruble Director, Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Project, WWICS; Andrew Selee Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center; Mostafà S'haimi community organizer; Pep Subirós writer and philospher; José Walter Tejada member of the Arlington County Board (USA)
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Tensions, Territory and Terror: Understanding Violence against Foreigners in South Africa

February 19, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Loren Landau director, Forced Migration Studies Programme, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Steven McDonald Consulting Program Manager, Africa Program, Consulting Program Director,Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity; Witney Schneidman President, Schneidman & Associates International, Washington, DC
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Climate Prosperity: Democratic Capitalism with a Twist

February 04, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Shari Garmise vice president for knowledge management and development, International Economic Development Council, Washington, DC; Stephanie McClellan policy director, Office of the Governor, State of Delaware; Graham Richard principal, Graham Richard Associates, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Phillip Singerman senior vice president, B&D Consulting, Washington, DC; Marc Weiss chairman & CEO, Global Urban Development and chairman, Climate Prosperity Project
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Socio-Ecological Systems and Urban Environmental Transitions: Comparison between experiences of the Asia Pacific and the developed world

January 15, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Peter J. Marcotullio Distinguished Lecturer, Hunter College, City University of New York; Senior Fellow, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning, Columbia University; Robert McDonald Vanguard Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
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World Urban Forum 4 & 5. From Nanjing to Rio de Janeiro: Bringing the Urban Agenda to the Development Community

January 07, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Gerald C. Anderson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organizations Affairs, State Department; Judith A. Hermanson, Senior Vice President, CHF International; Jessica R. Tulodo, Acting Team Leader, Urban Programs and Engineering Services, USAID; Christopher W. Williams, Representative, UN-HABITAT, Washington DC Office

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Experts & Staff

  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
  • Allison Garland // Program Associate, Urban Sustainability Laboratory
  • Thea Cooke // Program Assistant
  • Gabor Demszky // Global Fellow