Current Fellows

CNN: Emily Schultheis on staging chaos

  • February 22, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

With one vote, the far right Alternative for Germany exposed the weakness of Germany's establishment. The political fallout was swift.

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NPR: Emily Schultheis on Richard Grenell in Berlin

  • February 21, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Incoming acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell brings a reputation for ruffling feathers in his other job, ambassador to Germany.

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After city life becomes untenable,
a Salvadoran mother moves to the countryside

  • February 12, 2020
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

But rural relocation presents new challenges.

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Cooperating with the far right, German lawmakers break major taboo

  • February 5, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Center-right politicians join the AfD to oust a state premier, a first in postwar politics.

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Auschwitz survivors’ thinning ranks
loom over liberation commemoration

  • January 30, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

With the demise of firsthand witnesses, history is increasingly a pawn in an era of rising intolerance and revisionism.

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Pride, shame and responsibility:
Confronting history in a changing Germany

  • January 29, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

The AfD is working to co-opt patriotism and alter the way Germans view their past. But most find the issue far more complicated.

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Saudi education 101

  • January 17, 2020
  • David Kenner

How the kingdom’s schools and universities shape its youth.

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Saudi Arabia’s quiet frontier

  • January 6, 2020
  • David Kenner

When viewed from the kingdom’s deep south, political and economic life look different than in the bustling capital.

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ICWA announces 2020-2022 fellows

  • January 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Asha Rajvanshi and Joshua Levkowitz

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Rising anti-Semitism has Germany’s Jewish community on edge

  • December 27, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

But despite increasing threats, some in Berlin are optimistic about a new, vibrant Jewish culture.

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