Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Wednesday in Washington August 28, 2013

1833 - Slavery was banned by the British Parliament throughout the British Empire. 

*HOW PRIVACY AND NATIONAL SECURITY IMPACT INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE IN THE DIGITAL AGE. 8/28, 10:00-11:30am. Sponsor: German Marshall Fund. Speaker: Cameron Kerry, General Counsel, US Department of Commerce.

*A NEW LOOK AT AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY. 8/28, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: Heritage Foundation. Speakers: Colin Dueck, Associate Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University; Paul Saunders, Executive Director, Center for National Interest.

*JOSEPHUS DANIELS: HIS LIFE AND TIMES, BOOK DISCUSSION. 8/28, Noon-1:00pm. Sponsor: US Navy Memorial. Speaker: Lee Craig, Author, Josephus Daniels. As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party and key member of Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the most influential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of the navy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in the world.

8/28, 2:00-3:30pm. Sponsor: Brookings Institution. Speakers: Clifford Gaddy, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, Center on the US and Europe; Angela Stent, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the US and Europe; Steven Pifer, Director, Arms Control Initiative.

*INAUGURAL CENTRAL ASIA FELLOWSHIP SEMINAR. 8/28, 4:00-7:00pm, Washington DC. Sponsor: Central Asia Program at IERES. Speakers: Chantal Oudraat, Executive Director, SIPRI-North America; Aitolkyn Kourmanova, Central Asia Fellow (Kazakhstan); Safovudin Jaborov, Central Asia Fellow (Tajikistan); Ross Wilson, Director, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council; Kathleen Kuehnast, Director, Center of Innovation for Gender and Peacebuilding, US Institute of Peace.

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