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By United Press International   |   Feb. 17, 2003 at 5:52 PM   |   Comments

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EVENTS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2003

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE holds a briefing to discuss The Road to War... and Beyond.

WHO: The speakers are:

Karlyn Bowman, AEI resident fellow, on public opinion

Tom Donnelly, AEI resident fellow, on fighting the war

Gary Milhollin, Director, Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control, on Iraqi weapons programs

Richard Perle, AEI resident fellow, on NATO

Danielle Pletka: Moderator

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 1150 17th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-862-5933

WEB ADDRESS: aei.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES Center for Transatlantic Relations is hosting a conference to discuss issues related to Russian cooperation with its neighbors in northern Europe and health and environmental security issues entitled "Opportunities and Problems of the Kaliningrad Region in the Context of Integration of Europe."

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: Room 500, Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 9 a.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "Bridging the Gap: America and the Muslim Middle East."

WHO: The speakers are:

Christopher Ross, the State Department's special coordinator for public diplomacy and deputy to the under secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland

Shamil Idriss, chief operating officer of Search for Common Ground.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: , 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Morning Newsmaker" news program featuring National Academy of Engineering President William A. Wulf announcing the winners of The Draper and Russ Prizes (each worth $500,000).

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: FEDERALIST SOCIETY FOR LAW AND PUBLIC POLICY features Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray and Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron debating the role of the United States Senate, the Senate Judiciary Committee, and individual Senators in the role of judicial confirmations.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-822-8138

WEB ADDRESS: fed-soc.org

TIME: 10 a.m.

EVENT: : THE SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS AND LEGAL DEFENSE FUND hold a debate featuring Tim Russert of NBC News who has been called America's toughest questioner, showing neither fear nor favor as he grills public figures from all facets of the political spectrum on "Meet The Press."

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, D.C.

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "NEPAD, the African Union and African Conflict Management."

With Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, senior minister of foreign affairs for the Republic of Senegal.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: CATO INSTITUTE presents Social Security University Four Lunch Seminars the first is entitled Social Security 101: The Program and the Problem.

AGENDA: It covers how the current Social Security system works, how it is financed, and why we must take action to make the system sustainable for the long term. Social Security's benefit structure, the nature of the Social Security Trust Fund, and the assumptions behind the trustee's projections of coming insolvency will all be covered. Solutions based on personal retirement accounts will be introduced.

WHO: The speakers are:

Michael Tanner, director of the Cato Institute's Project on Social Security Choice

Andrew Biggs, Social Security analyst, Cato Institute, and former staffer to the President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: Rayburn House Office Building, B-339, Washington, D.C, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-789-5229

WEB ADDRESS:cato.org

TIME: 12 noon

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a program m to discuss "After Reform: Iran's Political Alternatives."

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 5th floor conference room One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 12:15 p.m.

EVENT: CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE holds a luncheon forum, Explaining the Turnaround in the U.S.-China Relationship.

WHO: The speakers are:

Chas. W. Freeman, Jr. became Chairman of Projects International

James R. Lilley is a Senior Fellow in Asian studies at the American Enterprise Institute.

Michael D. Swaine came to the Carnegie Endowment after 12 years at the RAND Corporation. He specializes in Chinese security and foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and East Asian international relations.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-483-7600

WEB ADDRESS: ceip.org

TiME: 4 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a book launch for "Unilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: International Perspectives."

WHO: The speakers are:

David Malone, co-editor and President, International Peace Academy

Shepard Forman, Director, Center on International Cooperation, New York University Commentator

Philip Gordon, Director, Center on the United States and France, and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-287-3400

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 5:30 p.m.

EVENT: WOODROW WILSON CENTER holds a performance and discussion on Culture/Kultura: Russian Influences on American Performing Arts: Music.

WHO: Performers:

David Gresham, New York, NY (Bass Clarinet)

Medea Namoradze, Associate Professor, Shenandoah Conservatory, Shenandoah University (Soprano)

Vera Stern, faculty, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University (Piano)

Igor Yuzefovich, student, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University (Violin)

Victor Yuzefovich, musicologist, and former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center

Victor Danchenko, faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA; faculty, Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University; Leonid Hrabovsky, composer, New York, NY

Anne Swartz, Professor of Music, Baruch College, City University of New York, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-691-4100

WEB ADDRESS: wwics.edu

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES presents a program with Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and French Ambassador to the United States Jean-David Levitte discussing the current state of transatlantic relations.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Mark Schoeff, 202-775-3242

WEB ADDRESS: csis.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENIUM STAGE presents Washington, DC bluesmen John Cephas and Phil Wiggins offering their unique stylings and interpretations of Ragtime music and Piedmont blues.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PAUL H. NITZE SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES holds a program entitled "European Enlargement" with SAIS European studies professors David Calleo, Dorothee Heisenberg, Charles Gati, Stephen Szabo and SAIS visiting scholar Stephan Froehlich.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-663-5626

WEB ADDRESS: sais-jhu.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents "A Consumer's Republic," in which Lizabeth Cohen examines the effects that consumerism has had on all aspects of our society.

DATE: February 18, 2003

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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