May 03, 2017

Media Freedom: The Struggle From the Front Lines

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

As we celebrated World Press Freedom Day, the Center for International Media Assistance and the International Forum for Democratic Studies heard from those who know the complex challenges facing press freedom best: the media professionals battling every day for the right to free and independent speech in illiberal settings around the world.


March 28, 2017

Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Alexander Cooley examines how business networks, elite bank accounts, overseas courts, third-party brokers, and Western lawyers connect Central Asia’s supposedly isolated leaders with global power centers.


March 07, 2017

Beyond the Great Firewall

12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Discussants delved into China's unprecedented attempts to harness the global information ecosystem, primarily through three avenues: shaping international news media, guiding the evolution of the global internet, and influencing global culture through Hollywood.


February 01, 2017

Stability and Progress in the Western Balkans: Threats,...

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Leading experts on the Balkans discussed the future of the region and potential conflicts and solutions to present day challenges.