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Feb
25
2015
Drugs Courts: A Fresh Approach or a Continuation of the Old Paradigm?

Drug courts, presented as an alternative to incarceration, are themselves controversial and problematic. Do these mandatory, court-supervised drug treatment programs hold up to scrutiny?

Jan
20
2015
The Long and Difficult Struggle for Accountability for Great Crimes: The Guatemala Case (audio)

A panel honors the contributions of Dr. Clyde Snow, who pioneered the critically important use of forensic anthropology in investigating human rights abuses.

Jan
15
2015
Stalin/Putin: Geopolitics, Power, Ideas (audio)

Stephen Kotkin and Bill Keller discuss Stalin’s history and how its reading could shed light on the public and political life of Putin’s Russia.

Jan
14
2015
Solving Wicked Problems: Lessons on Systems Change from Diverse Fields (audio)

Synthesizing lessons from three movements—disability rights, workers’ rights, and global health—three Open Society Fellows explore strategies and tactics potentially applicable across a range of issue areas.

Dec
15
2014
Disappearances in Mexico: A Report From the Legal Team for the 43 Students Abducted in Iguala (audio)

Human Rights Center of the Mountain Tlachinollan provides updates concerning the case of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa who were kidnapped and are presumed to have been murdered in Iguala.

Dec
11
2014
Propaganda Revisited: A Look at Current Practice in Russia and Egypt (audio)

Peter Pomerantsev, Michael Weiss, and Rabab El Mahdi discuss the deployment of propaganda and mis/disinformation in Russia and Egypt.

Dec
10
2014
Games for Change (audio)

Asi Burak, president of Games for Change, presents an overview of the latest case studies, trends, challenges, and success stories in the growing field of digital games designed for social impact.

Dec
9
2014
Film Screening: Riot from Wrong (Washington, D.C.)

Join us for a screening of Riot from Wrong, an award-winning documentary about the 2011 London riots triggered by the police shooting of a young man of color.

Location:

THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE, Washington, D.C. 20020

Dec
7
2014
Film Screening: Riot from Wrong (St. Louis)

Join us for the U.S. premiere of Riot from Wrong, an award-winning documentary about the 2011 London riots triggered by the police shooting of a young man of color.

Location:

Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112

Dec
2
2014
The Inaugural EurasiaNet/Harriman Institute Forum

This forum offers a unique opportunity to gain insight into the underlying trends of a deepening confrontation between Russia and the West that extends into the realms of ideas, information, and values.

Location:

Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 1501, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027

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