Did you miss one of our events? Do you live too far away to attend? Are you a professor who wants your class to listen to Nobel laureates speaking on issues of world peace and global social justice? No problem. Audio recordings of the Carnegie Council events are now available through Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and as a podcast in the Apple iTunes Music Store. Both sources are free and include the same selections of our best recent events.
Current Feed: http://www.carnegiecouncil.org/resources/audio/rss/feed.xml
Secularism and Liberalism in the Middle East: Conversation with Ahed Al Hendi (Syria) and Faisal Al-Mutar (Iraq) | 03/04/15 How can the international community help human rights activists on the front lines? David Keyes and two dissidents discuss practical steps individuals can take.
Tourism, Farmers, & Technology in Africa: Eddie Mandhry from NYU Africa House | 03/04/15 "What's been amazing is that across Africa there is a movement where people are adopting technologies and leapfrogging some of the developmental stages that you'd have to go through . . . It's very exciting to see where this might go for the continent."
Ebola and Other Viral Outbreaks: Providing Health Care to the Global Poor in Times of Crisis | 02/19/15 Why were initial responses to the Ebola outbreak so disastrously inadequate? How can dysfunctional health systems--at all levels--be improved, so that this doesn't happen again? Dr. Klitzman of Columbia University and Dr. Karunakara, former head of MSF, discuss these issues and more, including why doctors treating Ebola should not be called heroes.
A Conversation with Leon Botstein, President of Bard College and Champion of Liberal Arts Education | 02/10/15 In this wide-ranging and entertaining conversation, Leon Botstein discusses Bard's innovative programs to serve the underserved, which include Bard high schools, prison education programs, and international operations; the marginalization of the humanities; and his refreshing and inclusive approach to classical music.
Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe | 02/05/15 "Europe has always been a place of conflict and malice and anger and hatred, between classes and between nations. The question now is, can it be contained? I doubt it very much. The period from 1992 to 2008 was an interregnum, and an unnatural one. Europe is returning to itself, and when Europe gets sick, the world gets sick with it."