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“Now the Writing Starts”: An Interview with Adonis

  • April 19, 2016
  • Jonathan Guyer

In a new article on NYR Daily, ICWA Fellow Jonathan Guyer interviews Syrian poet Adonis, inventor of the Arabic prose poem and important literary figure. At 86, the Syrian luminary is a shrewd commentator on current affairs and an audacious anti-religious crusader who has come under criticism for his views on the Syrian civil war. This

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Introducing Miss Woubi, Ivory Coast’s Unlikely Cross-dressing Pageant

  • April 15, 2016
  • ICWA Staff

The Guardian – In a new article, ICWA Fellow Robbie Corey-Boulet shares the story of Ivory Coast’s Miss Woubi pageant. According to Corey-Boulet “the event, first held in 2009, takes its name from an Ivorian slang word referring to the so-called “effeminate” partner in a relationship between two men – the one who, as Ivorians put

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Russia: Adversary or Ally?

  • December 17, 2015
  • ICWA Staff

On Thursday, December 10, Marvin Kalb and Gregory Feifer – two of the sharpest minds writing about Russia whose views diverge – debated this urgent question at an event hosted by ICWA and Johns Hopkins SAIS.  The fault lines in US thinking about Russia and the pressing decisions facing the Obama Administration, were exposed in stark relief. Is

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Jonthon Coulson

  • December 17, 2015
  • ICWA Staff

Fellowship Award Recipient (2016-2018) We are pleased to announce the selection of Jonthon Coulson as the next Fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs. Jonthon will spend two years in Indonesia researching and writing about educational spaces, moments, and movements in that country. Jonthon is a doctoral student in the Curriculum and Teaching program at Columbia

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  • May 6, 2014
  • Jonathan Guyer

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Cecilia Kline Newsletters

  • March 1, 2009
  • ICWA Staff

Fellowship Years: 2009 Fellowship Area(s): Honduras For the Love of the Game, or the Gang? Getting to Know Barras in Honduras Futures “At Risk”: Kids Walking a Thin Line Between Protection and Prison

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Shelly R. Browning Newsletters

  • June 1, 2001
  • ICWA Staff

Fellowship Years: 2001 Fellowship Area(s): French Polynesia, Australia A Debt to Pay, and Other Real Life Dramas for all….Eternity

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Sharon F. Griffin Newsletters

  • August 1, 1996
  • ICWA Staff

Fellowship Years: 1994 – 1996 Fellowship Area(s): South Africa Introduction Race, Crime and Tourism in Durban: the Singapore of Africa Chiefs and Democracy KwaMashu: A Black Township on the Rocky Road to Change The Marriage ofNkanyiso Dlamini and Lindi Buthelezi AIDS an Inescapable Reality in KwaZula-Natal Zulu Beadwork ‘Speaks’ Across Time Isicathamiya: ‘To Tread Like a Cat’

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Hisham Ahmed Newsletters

  • October 1, 1995
  • Hisham H. Ahmed

Fellowship Years: 1994-1996 Fellowship Topic: Oral History of the Palestinian People Fellowship Area: Jordan and Gaza Just a Day Like Any Other Society Suffers from Split Personality Political Peace or Personal War? Dehumanized at the Border From Dispersion to Delusion Culture on the Air From Imprisonment to Negotiation Most Difficult Times: A Palestinian in Refuge The Dream of

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Robin Ostle Newsletters

  • July 1, 1983
  • ICWA Staff

Fellowship Years: 1982 – 1983 Fellowship Area(s): Saudi Arabia, Tunisia Town And Country In Modern Arabic Literature Islam In Modern Tunisian Literature

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