Events

James Courtright fellowship report and panel on West Africa

  • May 18, 2024
  • ICWA

Washington, DC, 2 p.m., May 17

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Rep. Maxine Waters speaks at David Mixner memorial

  • May 1, 2024
  • ICWA

Remembering her friend the civil rights leader David Mixner, Congresswoman Maxine Waters urged guests to maintain the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights during an inspiring keynote talk at a dinner in Washington held by the Institute of Current World Affairs and trustee Fabrice Houdart’s Association of LGBTQ+ Corporate Directors to celebrate Mixner’s life and achievements. She

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Russian exile discussion series

  • March 20, 2024
  • ICWA

Many hundreds of thousands of Russians have fled their increasingly authoritarian country since the start of Vladimir Putin’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, joining a global exile community. They include leaders of the political opposition, civil society and media who have long opposed the Kremlin, are natural allies against Russia’s war in Ukraine, and a key

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David Mixner dies

  • March 11, 2024
  • ICWA

The Institute of Current World Affairs mourns the loss of David Mixner, a towering figure in the global fight for LGBTQ+ rights, peace and justice for whom ICWA named its current LGBTQ+ fellowship. He died in New York on March 11, ICWA trustee Fabrice Houdart said. Mixner was no ordinary American political activist and author.

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Video: Post-Putinist Russia

  • February 16, 2024
  • ICWA

How are they trying to keep teaching, researching and preserving Russia’s intellectual capital?

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Video: Syrians in exile, Joshua Levkowitz fellowship report

  • December 22, 2023
  • ICWA

Following his talk, Joshua joined an expert panel with Basma Alloush, Rafif Jouejati and Andrew Tabler.

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ICWA appoints new 2024 fellows

  • November 22, 2023
  • ICWA

Rowland Robinson will go to the Netherlands, Portugal and Brazil, while Brett Simpson will go to Norway.

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Video: Russian scholars in exile

  • November 22, 2023
  • ICWA

How are they trying to keep teaching, researching and preserving Russia’s intellectual capital?

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Upcoming Nov. 16: Russian scholars in exile panel discussion

  • November 11, 2023
  • ICWA

How are they trying to keep teaching, researching and preserving Russia’s intellectual capital ?

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