- The Washington Times - Monday, November 3, 2008

PRESIDENT BUSH

Schedule not available.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

- holds a meeting of the Humanities Panel to review applications for Interpreting America’s Historic Places Grants Program. Location: Room 421, Old Post Office, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-8322.

SUPREME COURT

- Meets to release orders and hear oral arguments.

SENATE

- Meets for pro forma session.

HOUSE

No scheduled events.

GENERAL AGENDA

— The Center for Strategic and International Studies Africa Program will host a speech by David Kramer, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor on human rights and governance in Ethiopia. His speech will be followed by a panel discussion including Joseph Mulugeta Badwaza, secretary-general of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council; Chris Albin-Lackey, special initiatives researcher, Africa Division, Human Rights Watch; and Terrence Lyons, associate professor of conflict, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Location: CSIS, B1 Conference Center, 1800 K St. NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

— Georgetown University Law Center holds a panel discussion on how systemic risk has affected the country’s financial markets and solutions to preventing worldwide financial system collapse, with Steven Schwarcz of Duke Law School, Laura Ellen Kodres of the International Monetary Fund, Erik Sirri of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Location: 12th-floor student center, 120 F St. NW. Contact: 202/662-9500.

- - The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars premieres a social documentary, “Beyond the Wall: Homeless Zone,” which explores factors leading to homelessness among veterans. Location: Flom Auditorium, sixth floor, Wilson Center, Reagan Trade Building. Contact: 202/691-4016. Source: Associated Press

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