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Onyinye Edeh I July 19, 2017LAGOS—Nigerian women have held the fabric of their society together for decades. From the likes of Fumilayo Ransome Kuti, who fought for women’s access to education and political representation, and against dictatorship—and was the country’s first woman to drive a car—to Dora Akunyili, who served as director of the National Agency for Food and Drug ...Read more
Jonathan Guyer I July 18, 2017The following is an adaptation of remarks I delivered at ICWA’s semi-annual gala on June 2 at the Cosmos Club, Washington, DC. On March 6, a colossal head of an ancient pharaoh was uncovered in a 10-meter deep pit in the city of Matariya, an hour north of Cairo. The excavators wrapped it for protection overnight ...Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I July 15, 2017Former ICWA Fellow Neri Zilber published an article titled “Israel’s Secret Arab Allies” in the New York Times, about Israel’s regional partners and the circumstances surrounding those alliances. Click here to read the full article!Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I July 13, 2017Former ICWA Fellow Shannon Sims contributed to and wrote two articles in the New York Times about Brazil’s former president’s conviction for corruption, and the surrounding controversy leading up and following his sentence. Click here to read the full contribution article, and here to read the article she co-wrote!Read more