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Jessica Reilly I April 25, 2017On the ocean, the horizon can feel crushingly wide. From the cockpit, we can only react to what the expanse reveals—and what it doesn’t, with frustratingly vague clues. As we sail through the tropics in rainy season—filled with towering thunderclouds and sudden, violent storms at any hour—we find ourselves often peering nervously into the horizon. ...Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I April 20, 2017In the Los Angeles Review of Books, ICWA fellow Jonathan Guyer has published a review essay on the resurgent interest in Egypt’s little-known Surrealist movement, co-authored with American University in Cairo Professor Surti Singh. In “The Double Game of Egyptian Surrealism: How to Curate a Revolutionary Movement,” Guyer and Singh consider the legacy and enduring relevance of ...Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I April 25, 2017Banksy is one of today’s most important artists. In “Inside Banksy’s West Bank Hotel,” Zilber takes you inside Banksy’s latest project – a hotel designed in Banksy’s conception as “a place for ‘peace between people, understanding, and respect.'” Read the article here.Read more
Institute of Current World Affairs I April 25, 2017One of the most important elections in French history and the world currently, French experts and former ICWA fellows Julie Barlow and Jean Benoit write their predictions in Globe and Mail. Read the story here. To read more by Barlow and Nadeau, also purchase their book available at Amazon or see their past explanations on ...Read more