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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.
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.
Teaching Ethics at the Coast Guard Academy with Lt. Tony Gregg | 03/23/17
Tony Gregg, Alex Woodson
Lt. Tony Gregg is an active-duty officer and instructor of moral and ethical philosophy for the Coast Guard Academy. In this talk, he discusses his path to his current role, how ethics is intertwined with the mission of the Coast Guard, and why his students surprise him.
Trump and the Intelligence Community: The View from a Former CIA Analyst | 03/13/17
Yael Eisenstat, Alex Woodson
Eisenstat spent most of her government career in the background, but Trump's unorthodox CIA address convinced her to add to the public discourse in "a calm and credible way." In this talk, she discusses her powerful "New York Times" editorial, the dangers of an executive/intelligence community rift, and a complicated time for government employees.
Pankaj Mishra on our "Age of Anger" | 03/08/17
Pankaj Mishra, Devin T. Stewart
"I think the reason why so many people feel angry and disaffected is that too much has been promised to them in recent decades and the globalized economy has not delivered to large numbers of people on these promises," says Pankaj Mishra, in this discussion about his very timely book, "The Age of Anger."
Human Rights Narratives and Active Resistance, with Sujata Gadka-Wilcox | 03/03/17
Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox, Alex Woodson
Gadkar-Wilcox says that when it comes to human rights, we need to ask more questions about systems and origins. This is especially important now, as Americans confront a powerful executive branch pushing simplistic narratives and "alternative facts." What are the responsibilities of individuals? How can we start these challenging discussions?
Cultural Relations and their Effects on Politics and Economics | 03/02/17
J. P. Singh, Randall Pinkston
J. P. Singh describes himself as working at the intersection of culture and political economy, examining how ways of life and their symbolic representations bleed over into politics and economics. This discussion ranges from cultural politics in the U.S. and the UK, to Singh's book "Sweet Talk" on post-colonialism paternalism in trade deals, and more.
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow | 02/27/17
Yuval Noah Harari
Soon, humankind may be able to replace natural selection with intelligent design and to create the first inorganic lifeforms, says Noah Yuval Harari. If so, this will be the greatest revolution since life began. But what are the dangers, and are they avoidable?
Data for the People: How to Make our Post-Privacy Economy Work for You | 02/15/17
Andreas Weigend, Joanne J. Myers
"I want people to be empowered by the data they create and not to be stifled by the data they create," says Andreas Weigend, one of the world's top experts on the future of big data, social mobile technologies, and consumer behavior. Learn more about this important issue, which affects us all.
Alexander Görlach on Threats to Liberal Democracy | 02/14/17
Alexander Görlach, Stephanie Sy
In this wide-ranging and lively discussion, Alexander Görlach, founder of the debate magazine "The European," tackles the rise of populism and the far right in Europe, Brexit, the results of the U.S. election, the refugee crisis, and more.
A Conversation with Robert Quinn on Scholars at Risk | 02/13/17
Robert Quinn, Stephanie Sy
Scholars at Risk provides temporary teaching positions and advisory services to hundreds of threatened scholars around the world. Quinn describes how its caseload has doubled recently, largely because of Syria and Turkey. He also discusses challenges for U.S. colleges, from fake news, to Trump's immigration policies, to free speech on campuses.
The Global Phenomenon of #GivingTuesday | 02/13/17
Jessica Schneider, Amanda Ghanooni
Jessica Schneider, of the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y in New York City, explains how and her team were responsible for spawning the global phenomenon of #GivingTuesday. Created in response to the annual shopping frenzy of "Cyber Monday," this day of charitable giving has been a success right from the start.