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Calendar of Events 2009

Jan 1 2009 12:00 am
Dec 31 2009 12:00 am

November 24, 2009 –WHO IS A TERRORIST? CULTURAL POLICING AND THE STATE IN SOUTH ASIA

Rejecting stereotypes about terrorist movements, Mira Kamdar and Christophe Jaffrelot, co-editor of Armed Militias of South Asia: Fundamentalists, Maoists, and Separatists, discuss the wide range of violent movements in South Asia, their implications for regional security, and policy responses. 

October 21, 2009 –POLITICAL SALON WITH MICHAEL COHEN
New America Foundation senior fellow Michael Cohen discusses the militarization of American foreign policy.


October 8, 15, 22, 2009 –THE STATE OF THE WORLD IN A QUARTER CENTURY
David A.  Andelman leads a three-week seminar at the 92Y Tribeca in which he focuses on a different article from the World Policy Journal's 25th anniversary issue.

October 1, 2009 –NEPAL: THE FALL OF A GOD KING
Mira Kamdar and photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve discuss a selection of photographs from his series on the Maoist revolution in Nepal. 

September 18, 2009 –REVOLUTION UNENDING: AFGHANISTAN 1979 TO PRESENT
CENSA teleconference with author Gilles Dorronsoro and Michael Fenzel. 

September 15, 2009 –BEYOND THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION IMPASSE
A breakfast discussion with author and Senior Fellow Alon Ben-Meir.

August 19, 2009 –THE ELECTIONS IN AFGHANISTAN: SECURITY AND LEGITIMACY

CENSA teleconference with Patricia DeGennaro, Fatima Ayub and Michael Fenzel.

July 23, 2009 –POLTICAL SALON WITH RIEM SPIELHAUS
German Islamic Studies expert Riem Spielhaus, Kavitha Rajagopalan and Berlin Parliamentarian Özcan Mutlu discuss Muslim identities and global cities.             

July 14, 2009 –POLITICAL SALON WITH PATRICK RADDEN KEEFE
The author of The Snakehead:  An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream discussees the global human smuggling network.

July 1, 2009 –CITIZENSHIP AND DEMOCRACY: WORKSHOP ON IMMIGRANT CIVIC INCLUSION

Organized jointly with Demos. By invitation only.

June 30, 2009 –WHO GETS A VOICE? IMMIGRANTS AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Michele Wucker moderates a public debate on immigrant civic exclusion and the growing "representation gap," with Maria Teresa Petersen, Tamar Jacoby, Gara Lamarche and Hiroshi Motomura.

June 21, 2009 –THE UNSILENCED VOICES: WRITINGS OF EXILE AND DISSENT PART I
Activist and author Bao Pu discusses Tiananmen 20 years later and the memoirs of Chinese prisoner of State Zhao Ziyang.

June 9, 2009 –MEANS OF REPRODUCTION: SEX, POWER AND FUTURE OF THE WORLD

Michele Wucker and author Michelle Goldberg discuss the global war on women's reproductive rights and its disastrous and unreported consequences.

June 4, 2009 –A NEW INDIAN GOVERNMENT
Kanchan Chandra, Pramit Palchaudhuri, Mira Kamdar and Sanjay Ruparelia decipher the implications of the Indian election results.

May 28, 2009 -THE PORTABLE ISLAND
Lucía M. Suárez and Ruth Behar, editors of The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World, and Anthony DePalma and Christopher Sabatini discuss Cuban diaspora views on integration and U.S. policy.

Discussion audio and summary.

April 29, 2009 –TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AFTER THE U.S. ELECTIONS
Belinda Cooper and Claudia Dreifus discuss Germany, Europe and the U.S. with Karsten D. Voigt, Coordinator of German-North American Cooperation in the German Federal Foreign Office.

March 31, 2009 –SONG AS CRIME
In this lunch discussion, Susan Benesch discusses the prosecution of a pop star and other new cases on incitement to genocide. 

March 9, 2009 – THE HILLARY EFFECT
In honor of the 2009 International Women's Day celebrations, Claudia Dreifus moderates a panel discussion with Senator Pilar Cayetano, Blanche Wiesen Cook, Rounaq Jahan and Ambassador Kirsti Lintonen on how the Secretary of State can change the status of women worldwide.  . 

March 3, 2009 –GLOBALIZATION’S CHALLENGE TO LIBERALISM
Alan Wolfe discussed his new book, The Future of Liberalism, at Demos.

March 2, 2009 - DISARM

The World Policy Institute celebrated the DVD release of  Mary Wareham and Brian Liu's acclaimed film with a panel discussion and film screening on March 2, 2009.  Evocative, visually stunning, and utterly unforgettable, DISARM spans a dozen countries to look at how, despite a global ban, millions of antipersonnel mines continue to claim victims daily in countries around the world. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of DISARM will support the World Policy Institute's work promoting collaborative global policies to ensure human security. 

January 13, 2009 – TOP RISKS AND ETHICAL DECISIONS 2009
Speakers included Ian Bremmer, Michele Wucker, Art Kleiner, and Thomas Stewart.With Global Policy Innovations and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

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