Carnegie Council Project "The Living Legacy of the First World War" Launches New Weekly Podcast Series On April 3, 2018

Apr 3, 2018

Carnegie Council's "The Living Legacy of the First World War" is a fellowship project that explores various aspects of the American experience in WWI. Launched in June 2017, the centennial of America's entry into the war, the nine non-resident fellows are conducting original research in the months leading up to Armistice Day, 2018. Led by Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Colonel Reed Bonadonna, the project is supported by a grant from the Richard Lounsbery Foundation.

As part of this initiative, Col. Bonadonna has created a series of weekly podcast interviews with each of the fellows, which starts airing on Tuesday, April 3. The interviews will also be available on the Carnegie Council website, with full transcripts.

"The fellows' research topics include airpower and international law, defense contracting, censorship, post-traumatic stress, and the humanitarianism of Jane Addams," said Col. Bonadonna. "This list gives some idea of the influence and relevance of the First World War in our own time. One hundred years after what H.G. Wells called a war to end wars, war and its costs and consequences are still very much with us, and the need for compassion and principled engagement is just as great." The schedule is as follows:

ABOUT THE RICHARD LOUNSBERY FOUNDATION The Richard Lounsbery Foundation aims to enhance national strengths in science and technology through support of a variety of programs in research, education, and public policy. Among its international initiatives, the Foundation has a long-standing priority in Franco-American relations, as Richard Lounsbery was a U.S. Army officer who served in France during World War I. For more, go to www.rlounsbery.org. ABOUT CARNEGIE COUNCIL Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world.

You may also like

Election Day 2020. Des Moines, Iowa. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/tabor-roeder/50564518207/">Phil Roeder</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">(CC)</a>

DEC 15, 2020 News

The Public Supports a Foreign Policy Approach that Prioritizes Building Collaborative Partnerships with Other Democratic States

This project on U.S. Global Engagement was launched in 2018. Following the two previous reports, "The Public Responds" includes findings from two surveys taken in 2020 ...

DEC 9, 2019 News

Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Winter 2019 Issue

The centerpiece of the Winter 2019 issue of "Ethics & International Affairs" is a symposium entitled "Just War and Unjust Soldiers," with a lead article by Scott ...

L to R from top row: Auditor General South Africa, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Megabank (Gambia), ACCA and CFA Institute at European Parliament (Belgium), Map of 2019 participants, Advocacy for Social Justice and Ethical Values Initiative (Nigeria), The Knox School (New York), Group of Ethics and Sustainability (Brazil), and Comillas Pontifical University (Spain).

OCT 29, 2019 News

Celebrating the Sixth Global Ethics Day with Carnegie Council and Participants Around the World

Held on the third Wednesday of every October, Global Ethics Day, a project of Carnegie Council, provides an opportunity for everyone around the world to ...