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.
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.
ICWAns gathered in Washington for the institute's semi-annual dinner at the Cosmos Club on December 5, 2019.
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.
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
Please join us in New York to hear returning ICWA fellow Karina Piser talk about identity politics in France, at the Microsoft flagship store from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, November 8. Karina’s fellowship has explored government initiatives to promote French secularism and social cohesion in the aftermath of the 2015 and 2016 terrorist
Author Josef Pazderka joined ICWA executive director Gregory Feifer in Washington on Oct. 3 to discuss the seminal Cold War event.
ICWA Executive Director Gregory Feifer and family—Vanessa and Sebastian in the photo—visit Trustee Bob Levinson in Sagaponack, New York in August 2019.