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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.
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.
A Conversation on Climate Change & Forced Displacement with David Sussman | 11/18/16
David D. Sussman, Alex Woodson
Conflict and war are often talked about as main drivers of forced displacement, but researcher David Sussman also points to climate change and consumerism as major factors. How is this playing out in Latin America and the Pacific islands? And, in regards to these issues, what can we expect from the Trump administration?
Thanks for Celebrating Global Ethics Day! | 11/15/16
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.
Perceptions of Muslims and Islam in the U.S. in Light of Trump's Victory | 11/14/16
Juan Cole, Shibley Telhami
What will Trump's victory mean for American Muslims? How have attitudes towards them changed over the years? (The answer may surprise you.) How does this moment compare to the "Red Scare" of WWI and after? And how can U.S. Muslims counter any hate that may arise? Don't miss this enlightening discussion.
Calling Students & Teachers:
Essay & Photo Contests | 11/14/16
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.
Honoring Those who Served:
Veterans Day 2016 | 11/10/16
For this Veterans Day, we present a collection of resources recognizing the tireless and often thankless work of the U.S. military. There are legitimate arguments about ethics and policies when it comes to war, but nobody can deny the commitment and patriotism of the men and women who serve and the debt that is owed to them when their service is over.
Inside an Apple iPhone Factory in China | 10/19/16
Dejian "Ken" Zeng, Devin T. Stewart
What really goes on in an Apple factory in China? In this fascinating conversation, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Devin Stewart talks to Dejian "Ken" Zeng, a grad student who went undercover at an iPhone factory in Shanghai, about 12-hour workdays, his minimalist life in the dorms, and why it's so hard to organize a labor movement in China.
The Constitution Today: Timeless Lessons for the Issues of Our Era | 10/10/16
Akhil Reed Amar
BC--before the Constitution--the history of the world was the history of kings, emperors, and tsars. AD--after the document--the world would never be the same again, says Constitutional law scholar Akhil Reed Amar. And the Constitution is particularly important in a fraught presidential election like this one.