Updates

Webinar video:
Covid-19, disinformation and transatlantic democracy

  • May 18, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A discussion with Karen Kornbluh and Spencer Boyer

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Former fellow William Mattox dies

  • May 11, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

An arctic geographer and bird of prey naturalist, Bill established the Greenland Peregrine Falcon Survey.

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ICWA Discussions:
Civil liberties under pandemics

  • May 11, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A discussion with Bryn Barnard and Carol Rose

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Former fellow and trustee Carl Brown dies

  • April 9, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The longtime Princeton University professor was one of the most respected historians of the modern Middle East and North Africa.

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Video: Covid-19 webinar with ICWA fellows

  • April 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

How does life under lockdown compare around the world? Fellows Elizabeth Hawkins (El Salvador), David Kenner (Lebanon), Emily Schultheis (Germany) and Astha Rajvanshi (India) debrief on responses to the coronavirus pandemic in their regions in an ICWA webinar on April 7, 2020. Executive director Gregory Feifer moderates.     

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ICWA announces 2020-2022 fellows

  • January 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Asha Rajvanshi and Joshua Levkowitz

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Karina Piser at the Alliance Française

  • December 11, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Karina Piser's spoke at the Alliance Française in Washington about her two-year ICWA fellowship in France (2017-19) exploring government initiatives to promote the state policy of secularism and Muslim integration. Following her talk, a panel further discussed issues of French identity.

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ICWA semi-annual dinner in DC

  • December 11, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

ICWAns gathered in Washington for the institute's semi-annual dinner at the Cosmos Club on December 5, 2019.

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NOV. 21:
Robbie Corey-Boulet book launch in DC

  • November 22, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

The Institute of Current World Affairs hosted a discussion on November 21 of Robbie Corey-Boulet's new book Love Falls on Us: A Story of American Ideas and African LGBT Lives with Neela Ghoshal at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace building in Washington, D.C.

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NOV. 8:
Karina Piser on French identity politics

  • October 10, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

France’s law on secularism has been weaponized against Muslims in the country, newly returned Paris fellow Karina Piser told an ICWA gathering at the Microsoft flagship store in New York on Friday, November 8. She was speaking about identity politics in France at the end of her two-year fellowship. Her research explored government initiatives to

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