The Politics of Art in the Middle East

Creative provocations shaped the 2011 revolutions that rocked the Middle East and North Africa. Six years later, repression and the absence of political freedoms have stunted opportunities for change. Yet, time and again, Arab visual artists and novelists offer the boldest critiques of resurgent autocracy. ICWA Fellow and award-winning journalist Jonathan

Europe’s Year of Elections: Is There a Trump Effect?

March 7, 2017 In early March, ICWA hosted a talk on ‘Europe’s Year of Elections: Is There a Trump Effect?’  Our expert speakers on Germany, France, and Holland were exceptionally well-informed about these three incredibly high stakes elections.  Here is a description provided by the JHU SAIS video of the event: “After an earthquake

Join ICWA for major conference on the struggle for LBGT rights around the globe. Keynote speaker Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT persons will present along with panelists from five continents. Sponsored by ICWA in partnership with the Center for Transatlantic Relations, and The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

How Europe Sees the US Presidential Election

ICWA EVENT  Event:                   ‘How Europe Sees the US Presidential Election’ Venue:                 The Embassy of Croatia; Washington, DC Date/time:          October 24, 2016, noon to 2PM Participants: Professor Federiga Bindi, University of Rome (Italy) Martina Buttler, Foreign Correspondent, ARD

ICWA Annual Newsmaker Dinner Event

 REGISTER NOW – LIMITED CAPACITY!! ‘Iran, Oman, and the US’ with 3 world class experts Friday, December 2, 2016 when: 5:00pm – 9:00pm where: The Cosmos Club, 2121 Massachusetts Avenue NW; Washington, DC ICWA Fellowship Report    Scott Erich on ‘The Most Overlooked, Critical Country in the Middle East – Oman’

China’s Role in the Middle East

December 2, 2016 - Washington, D.C. | In Partnership with Johns Hopkins - SAIS Join us for a discussion on China and how its policies and foreign investments are shaping the geopolitics of the Middle East.