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Apr
20
2015
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Machinations and Manipulations: Bots, Big Data, and the Internet of Things

Philip Howard, professor of technology and international affairs, will present his latest book, Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up, followed by an open discussion.

Apr
15
2015
Film Screening: African Grandmothers Tribunal

Watch and discuss a new documentary about six African grandmothers who, despite stigma and abuse, care for children orphaned by AIDS. In 2013 they traveled to Canada to give powerful testimony to a landmark people’s tribunal.

Apr
3
2015
From the Front Lines in Ferguson: A Conversation about Policing, Race, and Justice (audio)

Open Society grantees discuss the context of racially charged troubles in Ferguson, Missouri, and current prospects for change.

Apr
1
2015
Is It Possible to Do Justice in Guatemala?

The former attorney general of Guatemala discusses whether it is possible today to change Guatemala’s culture of impunity.

Mar
25
2015
The Eastern Partnership in 2014: Turning Point for Some, Insecurity for All

Panelists discuss the latest edition of the European Integration Index for Eastern Partnership Countries.

Mar
18
2015
Protecting Women and Families from the War on Drugs: UN Sessions

This panel will present research demonstrating how the drug war particularly harms women, and will explore leveraging upcoming UN convenings to better promote and protect the human rights of women and families.

Mar
12
2015
Victories and Challenges for Media Defense: A Conversation with Media Legal Defense Initiative (audio)

Representatives from the Media Legal Defence Initiative discuss its work defending journalists, bloggers, and independent media against legal threats.

Mar
11
2015
School Discipline Book Launch with Dan Losen and Marsha Weissman (audio)

Celebrating the publication of two important new books, this event highlights some of the latest research on school discipline and will present substantive solutions for the future.

Mar
10
2015
Trials, Tribulations, and Tantalizing Possibilities in the New Ukraine (audio)

Svitlana Zalishchuk, a Maidan activist and now a parliamentarian in the Rada, discusses challenges reformers face in creating a “New Ukraine” in the context of war in the Eastern part of the country.

Mar
9
2015
Prison and Persecution in Turkmenistan

This discussion looks at the condition of human rights in Turkmenistan, one of the world’s most repressive and least transparent countries.

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