Past Fellows

India’s foreign aid dilemma

  • May 7, 2021
  • Dan Peleschuk

The international community is eager to help the country emerge from its devastating second wave of Covid. But distributing supplies is proving challenging.

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Upcoming webinar May 20: State of the border

  • May 5, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

A conversation with former ICWA fellow Amelia Frank-Vitale, Pamela Lopez and Jenifer Avila.

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Upcoming ICWA Discussions: LGBTQ+ activism and Africa

  • May 3, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Former fellow and journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet speaks to Fabrice Houdart of Out Leadership.

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NYT: Emily Schultheis on the refugee who fought the far right

  • May 3, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Alassa Mfouapon was falsely accused in the German media of starting a violent protest. So he went to court, and won.

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Foreign Policy: Matthew Chitwood on Sinicization and Hui Muslims

  • April 14, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Signs of China's growing Islamophobia spread beyond the Uyghur minority.

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Webinar video: Nick Schmidle’s Test Gods

  • April 12, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Former fellow and New Yorker writer Nicholas Schmidle discussed his new book with Explorers Club President Richard Garriott on May 4, 2021.

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Newslines: Neri Zilber on Iran brinksmanship

  • February 26, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Israeli intelligence officials acknowledge problems with a “maximum pressure” policy on Tehran.

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Kitty Hempstone dies

  • February 22, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Kathaleen "Kitty" Fishback Hempstone was a former ICWA trustee and longtime institute supporter.

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Nicholas Schmidle to publish book on Virgin Galactic space program

  • February 2, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

New Yorker writer Nicholas Schmidle (ICWA fellow in Pakistan, 2006-2008) tells the story of the test pilots, engineers and visionaries behind Virgin Galactic’s campaign to build a space tourism company in his soon-to-be-released book Test Gods: Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut. The Washington Post describes a previously unreported account of a

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Teen Vogue: Karina Piser on the community college crisis

  • January 27, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Dropping enrollment during the pandemic is effectively closing a critical gateway for disadvantaged students.

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