Updates & Events

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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UPCOMING:
Karina Piser in New York

  • October 5, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

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

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BOOK TALK:
1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia

  • September 30, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Author Josef Pazderka joined ICWA executive director Gregory Feifer in Washington on Oct. 3 to discuss the seminal Cold War event.

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Feifer visits Levinson

  • August 29, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

ICWA Executive Director Gregory Feifer and family—Vanessa and Sebastian in the photo—visit Trustee Bob Levinson in Sagaponack, New York in August 2019.

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David Binder dies

  • July 2, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

The prolific New York Times correspondent and former ICWA fellow spent decades covering the Cold War and its aftermath.

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