Past Events

Vilen Khlgatyan discusses the rival gas pipeline projects in Europe

By Harrison Reiff

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On Tuesday, June 30th, The Institute of World Politics hosted Vilen Khlgatyan, Vice Chairman of the Political Developments Research Center, for a lecture titled: "Rival Gas Pipelines for Europe: What's at Stake." The lecture explored the two possible major gas pipelines that would supply European nations and the factors at play.   {read more}

Dr. Paul Kengor discusses his book "Dupes: How the Communist Left Has Manipulated the Progressive Left for a Century"

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On Monday June 29, IWP welcomed Dr. Paul G. Kengor to discuss the topic of his recent book, Dupes: How the Communist Left Has Manipulated the Progressive Left for a Century. He presented aspects of his extensive research on the role of the "dupe" in modern American history, exploring how many progressives have been manipulated to aid the communist agenda.  {read more}

Beyond Crisis Management in the Middle East: A Joint Conference with UNA-NCA

By Jessica Boone

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2015

On Thursday, May 21, the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area, along with The Institute of World Politics, hosted a three-part panel discussion at the Institute to discuss peace and stability in the post-2015 development framework.  {read more}

Alexei Sobchenko discusses the roots of the crisis in Ukraine

By Harrison Reiff

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On June 23, 2015, The Institute of World Politics and the Kościuszko Chair of Polish Studies hosted Alexei Sobchenko's discussion on the origins on the current crisis in Ukraine as part of the Intermarium Series of Lectures.  {read more}

Pawel Styrna describes the Kremlinís worldview

By Patrick Gallagher

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

On Tuesday, June 23, The Institute of World Politics was pleased to welcome our very own Pawel Styrna to discuss the dangerous tide of Russian aggression in Eurasia.   {read more}

Colin Dueck discusses his book on President Obamaís foreign policy

By Robert Lee

Publication Date: Friday, June 26, 2015

On Wednesday June 24, IWP welcomed Dr. Colin Dueck, an Associate Professor at George Mason University's School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs to discuss his newest book, entitled, The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today.  {read more}

Shankar Singham discusses economics and the alleviation of poverty around the world

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

On Monday June 22, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Shankar A. Singham to discuss anti-competitive market distortions, the importance and potential impact of their reduction, and how we should implement such measures. In particular, he discussed his Competitiveness and Enterprise Cities Project, which deals with these issues.  {read more}

Tanel Sepp discusses Estonia as a digital society

By Basia Armstrong

Publication Date: Friday, June 19, 2015

On June 18, Mr. Tanel Sepp, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, D.C., delivered a lecture titled "Estonia as a Digital Society: From Ideas to Reality." The lecture focused on how Estonia has become a leader in the areas of cybersecurity and digitalization.   {read more}

Cryptography and Trust: Estonia and the Modern Information Society

By Patrick Gallagher

Publication Date: Monday, June 15, 2015

On June 10, The Institute of World Politics welcomed Andres Kütt, Head Software Architect, and Liina Areng, Head of International Relations, both of the Estonian Information System Authority to speak on the state of cyber security globally, as well as their country's pioneering transition to electronic governance  {read more}

Daniel Leger discusses his book on neoconservatism

By Heather Thompson

Publication Date: Friday, June 12, 2015

On June 9, The Institute of World Politics welcomed author Dr. Daniel D. Leger for a discussion of his book Reality Check: Neoconservatism, Realism and the Battle for How the World Really Is. He discussed the basis of neoconservatism in contrast to the moral relativism of modern political theory.  {read more}

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