Past Fellows

NYT: Karina Piser on grandma’s cookies

  • April 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

While stuck inside her New York apartment during the coronavirus pandemic, Karina recreates her grandmother's savory cachkitas.

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Globe and Mail: Neri Zilber on Israel’s preparedness

  • March 23, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The country is uniquely equipped to cope with a pandemic like coronavirus.

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The New Republic: Gregory Feifer on Putin’s strategy

  • March 20, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The Russian president is expertly maneuvering toward power for life by cloaking his moves as the reluctant bride.

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The New Republic: Eve Fairbanks on coronavirus guilt

  • March 17, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

"It’s not just the sense that we could be in danger, but that we could become endangerers without knowing it or being able to know it."

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Daily Beast: Neri Zilber on honey traps

  • March 5, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Hamas has attempted to infiltrate Israeli soldiers' phones by posing as friendly women on the internet.

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The Nation: Karina Piser on walking while trans

  • February 19, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

New York police are accused of routinely using legislation dubbed the Walking While Trans ban to target trans women of color.

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Thomas Goltz receives honorary doctorate in Baku

  • February 18, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

ADA University in Baku conferred an honorary doctorate on the former ICWA fellow for his research and publications on Azerbaijan and the wider Caspian region.

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Washington Post: Karina Piser on France and #MeToo

  • February 13, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A backlash against French author Gabriel Matzneff, who wrote about his sexual encounters with children, suggests that France is finally reckoning with its attitude toward sexual liberation.

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Monocle Radio: Hannah Armstrong on Burkina Faso and France

  • February 10, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

With Burkina Faso's increasing problems with attacks by jihadist groups, a weak government and underfunded security forces, Andrew Mueller of Monocle Radio asks whether France's military should be involved.

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The American Interest: Matt Chitwood on China’s slow trains

  • February 10, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Tagging along with three migrant workers from Yunnan province , newly returned ICWA fellow Matthew Chitwood (China, 2017-2019) joins chunyun, or the spring migration of the country's workforce.

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