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Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Spring 2017 Issue
The topics in this issue include human rights, statelessness, refugee camps, immigration ethics, and a section on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) and the refugee protection regime.

Winners of the 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest on Nationalism
Carnegie Council is delighted to announce the winners of its 2016 International Student/Teacher Essay Contest. Essay topic: Is nationalism an asset or hindrance in today's globalized world? The winners came from Canada, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Carnegie Council Presents New "Trump in Asia" Podcast Series
Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart has launched a series of podcast interviews on how the Trump Administration might approach Asia--a region that may become a site of conflict. Here are the first 10 podcasts, with full transcripts.

Free for a Limited Time: Special Collection of "Editors' Picks" from 30th Anniversary Vol. of "Ethics & International Affairs"
Carnegie Council's quarterly journal "Ethics & International Affairs" is pleased to present a special collection of "Editors' Picks" from its 30th Anniversary Volume, which included essays and articles that help close the gap between theory and practice on a diverse array of topics, including drones, immigration, gender, and climate change.

Call for Applications for Indonesia Fact-Finding Trip, October 2017
The Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact-finding trip to Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the week of October 16, 2017, to explore issues relating to religion in politics and society. We are accepting applications from students and professionals under 40 from the U.S. and East Asia. Thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation, airfare and hotel expenses are covered.

Carnegie Council and the New Administration
Other organizations will no doubt focus on analyses of leadership style, rhetoric, and political conflict. At Carnegie Council, we will focus on the ethical principles at stake in the actual policies of the new administration--specifically its foreign policy. We are following three policy areas closely: alliances, climate, and free speech.

Carnegie Council Announces Launch of Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2)
Led by Executive Director Janos Pasztor, former UN assistant secretary-general for climate change, this initiative comes at a very timely moment and addresses a critical gap in the world's response to climate change.

Winners of the 2016 International Student Photo Contest on Urbanization
Carnegie Council congratulates the winners of its annual International Student Photo Contest. The topic was cities/urbanization. What are the pros and cons? Who gains and who loses? The winning photos are by students from the United States, Canada, and Romania.

Call for Abstracts by March 30: Carnegie Council Student Research Conference
Carnegie Council's annual student conference will be held on Wednesday, May 3 at Carnegie Council headquarters in New York City. Abstracts are due by March 30. Topics can range from human rights, media, international law, justice, accountability, sustainability, to transparency.

"Ethics & International Affairs" Winter 2016 Issue
This issue includes an essay on the UN Refugee Agency's #IBelong Campaign to eradicate statelessness; a feature on the expressivist potential of international criminal courts; a book symposium on Allen Buchanan's "The Heart of Human Rights" and a response from Buchanan; a review essay on the lessons of effective altruism; and reviews.

Celebrating One Year of "The World Through My Eyes," a Monthly Instagram Take-over Series by Photographers from Around the World
This November 2016, Carnegie Council celebrates the 12th Instagram Take-Over in a series titled, "The World through My Eyes," where talented photographers from around the world are assigned to "take over" the Council's Instagram account for a week out of every month.

Thanks for Celebrating Global Ethics Day!
On October 19, Carnegie Council celebrated the third annual Global Ethics Day with over 50 institutions from 15 countries. From Germany to Brazil to Australia to Oman, universities, non-profit institutions, and civil society groups participated with teach-ins, art projects, and film screenings, covering a wide range of ethical issues.

Calling Students & Teachers:
Essay & Photo Contests

Carnegie Council is pleased to announce its two annual international contests: an essay contest for teachers and students on nationalism, and a photo contest for students on cities/urbanization. Whether you choose to express yourself in words or in photos, we're looking for thoughtfulness, originality, and vision.

Instagram Take-Over #12: Eastern Ukraine Series by Jack Losh
For its 12th Instagram take-over by photographers from around the world, Carnegie Council presents photos of Eastern Ukraine by British freelance journalist Jack Losh, from the front line to everyday life.

Instagram Take-Over #11: Ghana Series by Subramaniam Kwabena Owusu
Subramaniam Kwabena Owusu, popularly known as Kobe Subramaniam, is a developer, designer, photographer, and robotics enthusiast who co-leads Google Developer Groups in Ghana and serves as the country mentor. Check out his wonderful photos of Ghana.

"Ethics & International Affairs" Explores the Ethics of Autonomous Weapon Systems (aka Killer Robots)
Technological advances in recent years have spurred increasing debate surrounding Autonomous Weapon Systems, including whether and how these weapons should be used, and how they may be properly governed. "Ethics & International Affairs" is committed to furthering this debate and presents a collection of recent work on the topic.

Carnegie Council Congratulates Edward Widmer on his Appointment as Director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Edward L. (Ted) Widmer, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in New York and a senior fellow and adjunct professor of history at Brown University, has been appointed director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, effective Oct. 3, 2016.

Free for a Limited Time! "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2016 Issue
This issue includes essays on the bottom-up architecture of the Paris climate change agreement, the history of recognition, and Swedish feminist foreign policy; features on self-interest and the distant vulnerable, and on the use of public reason in international courts; and much more.

Instagram Take-Over #10: Kashmir Photo Series by Ahmer Khan
Kashmir has been a flashpoint between India and Pakistan for over six decades. The violence in the area is the worst it has been since 2010, and the protests have triggered a heavy crackdown by Indian government forces, including strict curfews. Ahmer Khan is an independent documentary photographer based in Kashmir. Check out his moving photos.

Season 8 of "Global Ethics Forum" TV Show Begins Saturday, September 3
Carnegie Council's popular half-hour weekly show "Global Ethics Forum" features leading thinkers and policymakers discussing ethics in international relations. It airs across the United States and is also available online.

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