Updates & Events

Russian exile discussion series

  • February 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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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 fall dinner 2023

  • November 22, 2023
  • ICWA

“Growing up in suburban America in the 1970s and ’80s, I didn’t think at all about what had happened in Nazi Germany all those decades before,” said The New Yorker‘s Susan Glasser at ICWA’s fall dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington, DC on November 10. “Kristallnacht was not part of my frame of reference…

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ICWA appoints new 2024 fellows

  • November 22, 2023
  • ICWA

Prachi Vidwans will go to South Korea, while Edric Huang travels to Taiwan

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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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New trustees join ICWA board

  • November 22, 2023
  • ICWA

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of two new trustees to the ICWA board, Joseph Bradley and Fabrice Houdart.    Joseph Bradley Joseph is professor emeritus of Russian and modern European history at the University of Tulsa. He was a national fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and a Fulbright scholar at the University of Warsaw.

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Malcolm Deas dies

  • November 21, 2023
  • ICWA

The pioneering scholar of Latin America advised Colombian presidents.

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Irving Spitzberg dies

  • November 20, 2023
  • ICWA

Irving Joseph Spitzberg, Jr., professor, immigration lawyer, higher education policy consultant and former ICWA fellow, died peacefully in Rockville, MD on October 13 after an unsuccessful battle with cryptococcal meningitis, Spitzberg’s widow Virginia Thorndike said. He was 81. “Irving had a special place in his heart for ICWA,” she wrote, “and often spoke of his

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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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Nov. 10: Syrians in exile, Joshua Levkowitz fellowship report

  • November 11, 2023
  • ICWA

Joshua Levkowitz fellowship report and expert panel discussion

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