Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Purifying the Nation: Population Exchange and Ethnic Cleansing in Nazi-Allied Romania

Jan 14, 2010
Woodrow Wilson Center Press has published a new book, Purifying the Nation: Population Exchange and Ethnic Cleansing in Nazi-Allied Romania, by Vladimir Solonari. It is copublished with The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Brazil Institute Mourns the Death of Dr. Zilda Arns

Jan 13, 2010
It is with sorrow that the Brazil Institute and the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars learned this morning about the tragic death of Dr. Zilda Arns Neumann in the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday. The sad news was confirmed by her brother, Paulo Evaristo Arns, the former cardinal of São Paulo, and by the Brazilian government. Dr. Arns was 75. "She died in the cause she has always believed," said Cardinal Arns in a statement. According to news reports, 14 Brazilian soldiers of the U.N. mission in Haiti are also among the dead.

Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship

Jan 12, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Edmond Roy as a Wilson Center Australian Scholar. Roy will spend three months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in March 2010, working on a research project examining the Australian government's policy on uranium sales to India.

Woodrow Wilson Center hosts briefing and discussion for Richard A. Boucher, Deputy Secretary of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Jan 05, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson Center hosted Deputy Secretary of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Richard A. Boucher for a briefing and discussion on current economic trends for aspiring OECD members.

The U.S. Role in South Asia's Nuclear Deterrence

Jan 04, 2010
Much of the literature about nuclear deterrence was created during the Cold War. Wilson Center Fellow Bhumitra Chakma says it's time for a new framework when discussing the nuclear issue between India and Pakistan.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.