Current Fellows

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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An ancient tea horse roadtrip in pictures

  • December 19, 2019
  • Matthew Chitwood

A motorcycle adventure along Yunnan’s historic trade route.

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The statistics look promising, but is El Salvador really safer?

  • December 18, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Reflections on the country’s new security plan six months on.

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Give me stability or give me death

  • November 20, 2019
  • Matthew Chitwood

China’s aversion to social unrest and prospects for political reform.

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As Germany marks Berlin Wall anniversary, east-west split still divides new generation

  • November 5, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

30 years after the fall of the Wall, Germans born in 1989 reflect on why right-wing populism is ascendant in the east.

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