Current Fellows

South Korea’s young people are fed up with party politics

  • May 23, 2024
  • Prachi Vidwans

Tired of being excluded and ignored, activists are working to ‘seize power’ from elites

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Russian indie musicians navigate exile

  • May 6, 2024
  • Aron Ouzilevski

Onetime headliners back home are finding new audiences abroad.

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A Seoul drag queen on a mission

  • April 3, 2024
  • Prachi Vidwans

A performer and activist who grew up alienated by South Korea’s conservative culture is working to build a diverse, accepting community.

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Letter from Taipei

  • March 29, 2024
  • Edric Huang

Reflections about family and queer connection over Lunar New Year.

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Exiles from Russia’s North Caucasus discover their voices 

  • March 18, 2024
  • Aron Ouzilevski

But they confront limited resources and fear of persecution back home

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In Tbilisi, Russian emigres grieve over Alexei Navalny’s death

  • March 8, 2024
  • Aron Ouzilevski

Could the loss become a catalyst for action against Putin?

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In South Korea, an experimental school prioritizes happiness

  • February 27, 2024
  • Prachi Vidwans

Many believe reforming the demanding educational system requires changing the country’s very culture.

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Taiwan’s LGBTQ+ politicians blaze trails despite election losses 

  • February 22, 2024
  • Edric Huang

Small parties are providing a foundation for more inclusive politics.

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South Korean students still struggle under a draconian system

  • January 27, 2024
  • Prachi Vidwans

Recent reforms won’t be enough to transform education, many say.

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Russian exiles in Armenia part of a 180-year tradition

  • January 19, 2024
  • Aron Ouzilevski

But the wartime context is making it difficult to forget troubles back home.

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