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Raji Ajwani-Ramchandani |
Raji Ajwani-Ramchandani is an assistant professor at the Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development.
Elizabeth Arkell |
Elizabeth Arkell is Events Coordinator and Policy Researcher at Student Movement for Real Change.
Espen Berg |
Espen Berg is the CEO and founder of United Youth Development Organization.
Doug Boucher |
Doug Boucher is director of Climate Research and Analysis and director of the Tropical Forest and Climate Initiative for the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Rachel Burstein |
Rachel Burstein is academic director at "Books@Work," where she serves as a liaison to the academic community, recruiting university professors, developing curricular and pedagogical tools, building partnerships with academic institutions, and spearheading assessment efforts.
Katherine Chamblee |
Katherine Chamblee is director of The Village Education Project, a non-profit organization that conducts a comprehensive education program in rural Ecuador. She is a senior at Swarthmore College, where she is a double major in History and English Literature and a Phillip Evans Scholar. Ms. Chamblee is also a 2006 Truman Scholar.
Catalina Cock Duque |
Catalina Cock Duque is the executive director of Mi Sangre Foundation.
Florian Coulmas |
Florian Coulmas is Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies.
Anjanette DeCarlo |
Anjanette DeCarlo is currently a visiting professor of environmental studies at St. Michael's College.
International treaties, including Conferences of the Parties, have been signed and global warming countermeasures are being proposed all over the world. Resources on this page are drawn from the Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Conference, "Global Warming: Environmental Ethics and Its Practice", which took place at Carnegie Council in New York in October 2015, with an international group of participants.
History and the Politics of Reconciliation (2000-2005) |
Elizabeth A. Cole
This program promoted research and dialogue on how societies reckon with difficult pasts and the process involved in reconciliation at a societal or political level.
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations | 01/12/17
Thomas L. Friedman
From massive leaps in technology to ever-increasing globalization to the acceleration of climate change, workplace, politics, geopolitics, and ethics are all going through tectonic shifts. Why is this happening? Why was 2007 such a turning point and what's next? Thomas Friedman makes sense of it all, and offers hope going forward.
Call for Abstracts by March 30: Carnegie Council Student Research Conference | 01/09/17
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.
Women's Rights are Human Rights: Global Challenges to Reproductive Health | 12/21/16
María Antonieta Alcalde, Terry McGovern
How will the Trump presidency affect women's rights, not only in the U.S. but around the world? Will the Sustainable Development Goals really succeed in improving women's health and reducing gender inequalities? Emotions run high on these issues. How can we find common ground? Don't miss this important discussion.
GroundTruth's Charles Sennott on the Future of Journalism | 12/20/16
Charles M. Sennott, Stephanie Sy
Despite all the challenges, right now is one of the most exciting moments for a new generation to redefine journalism, says Charles Sennott. The core goals of great journalism will never change--being there on the ground, giving voice to the voiceless--but the way we can push stories out through social media is extraordinary.
Top 10 Carnegie Council Resources, 2016 | 12/19/16
In a year that will be remembered as era-defining, Carnegie Council's most popular 2016 podcasts and web resources focused on Asia, Russia, human rights, technology, and the fight against terrorism. Check out this varied list, which gives you an idea of the scope of the Council's work.
Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion | 12/16/16
We often think that empathy, our capacity "to feel someone's pain," is the ultimate source of goodness. Nothing could be farther from the truth, argues psychology professor Paul Bloom. Scientific studies show that empathy is a capricious and irrational emotion that can cloud people's judgement and even lead to violence and cruelty.
A Conversation on Effective Altruism with Jennifer Rubenstein | 12/15/16
Jennifer C. Rubenstein, Adam Read-Brown
The term effective altruism means that individuals should be sure to maximize the good they do, by donating to the most cost-effective charities, for example, rather than those that are simply emotionally satisfying. What are the promises and pitfalls of this approach? Find out more, with this thoughtful podcast.
Jamal Sowell on Leadership, Veterans, & Escaping the "Bubble" | 12/06/16
Jamal Sowell, Alex Woodson
"I want to do everything I can to make a difference on the Earth while I'm still here," says Jamal Sowell. Currently a fellow at Indiana University, he discusses his journey from shy boy to student body president, from U.S. Marine to the University of Florida's staff, and offers advice on how to serve, lead, and succeed.
Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know | 12/05/16
Jerry Kaplan, Joanne J. Myers
We're asking the wrong questions about artificial intelligence, says AI expert Jerry Kaplan. Machines are not going to take over the world. They don't have emotions or creativity. They are just able to process large amounts of data and draw logical conclusions. These new technologies will bring tremendous advances--along with new ethical and practical issues.