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Thursday, April 17, 2014

WHEN: 9:00 – 10:00 am
WHAT: Woodrow Wilson Center (WWC) Discussion on “European-Israeli Relations: Structural Problems.” Speaker: Dan Schueftan, Director, National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa, and Goldman Visiting Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University.
WHERE: 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-691-4000; web site: http://www.wilsoncenter.org
SOURCE: WWC - event announcement

WHEN: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
WHAT: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University Discussion on “Stopping Violence Against Women: Women's Rights as Human Rights.” Speakers: Alison Brysk, Fellow, Global Women's Leadership Initiative, Wilson Center and Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Professor, University of California Santa Barbara.
WHERE: Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, 1957 E St NW
CONTACT: 202-994-6240; web site: http://www.elliottschool.org
SOURCE: Elliott School - event announcement

WHEN: 12:30 pm
WHAT: Atlantic Council Discussion on “The End of the Peace Dividend Era and The Future of Transatlantic Relations.”
Speaker: Poland’s Minister of National Defense Tomasz Siemoniak.
WHERE: 1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor
CONTACT: 202-463-7226; web site: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org
SOURCE: Atlantic Council – event announcement

WHEN: 2:00 – 3:30 pm
WHAT: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) Discussion on “The Military and Politics in Pakistan.”
Speakers: Aqil Shah, lecturer in the Department of Politics at Princeton University and author of “The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan” (Harvard University Press, 2014); Frederic Grare, senior associate and director of Carnegie’s South Asia Program. He works on India’s Look East policy, on Afghanistan and Pakistan’s regional policies, and on the tension between stability and democratization, including civil-military relations, in Pakistan.
WHERE: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
CONTACT: 202-483-7600; web site: www.carnegieendowment.org
SOURCE: CEIP – event announcement

WHEN: 6:00 pm
WHAT: National Press Club (NPC) Kalb Report Featuring Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Two Supreme Court justices, Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will join host Marvin Kalb to talk about the First Amendment as well as the origins and contemporary meaning of freedom.
WHERE: National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Ballroom
CONTACT: Gil Klein, gdlien@american.edu ; web site: http://press.org
SOURCE: NPC – event announcement