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Sep
17
2012
The Role of Democratic Accountability in Development Assistance

A panel discussion will precede a keynote speech on measuring democratic accountability and the way those measurements can shape effective development assistance.

Sep
14
2012
Managing Risks, Securing Interests, Expressing Values: Problem-Solving in the Asian Century (audio)

Leading Pakistani journalist and author Ahmed Rashid talks with Omar Samad, formerly Afghanistan's Ambassador to Canada and France, about new thinking for Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Location:
Sep
13
2012
Racial Anxiety and Unconscious Bias: How It Affects Us All

Rachel Godsil of the American Values Institute and Alan Jenkins of The Opportunity Agenda will present recent research on unconscious bias and racial anxiety.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore

Sep
11
2012
Streetbreakers on Tour

A group of 16 young Roma and non-Roma artists from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine create a work of art that illustrates their everyday life and bring their performance on tour.

Location:

Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine

Sep
7
2012
DorkyPark: Open for Everything

This contemporary dance production is a journey through the life of Roma communities in Europe, where itinerant traditions have been replaced by confined life in ghettos.

Location:

Sweden, Slovakia and Germany. Check the news section of http://blog.dorkypark.org for specific details.

Sep
5
2012
Populism and Social Media in the Netherlands

A launch event for new research on PVV (the Party for Freedom) in the Netherlands and their Facebook users.

Location:

De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 RR Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sep
5
2012
Lessons Learned from the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis: Strategies to Bring Back Vacant Housing

This session will highlight innovative efforts to spark renewal in neighborhoods by addressing vacant properties through effective strategies in planning, financing, local governance, and public-private partnerships.

Location:

World Urban Forum VI, Naples, Italy: Mostra d’Oltremare, Pavilion 6, Room 5

Aug
29
2012
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Gypsy Bashavel

The Gypsy Bashavel (Cigansky basavel) is an international open-air festival of Roma music, art, and culture.

Location:

Slovakia

Jul
25
2012
The Anti-Prostitution Pledge: Sex Work, Free Speech, and the Supreme Court

Come hear an update on the litigation and firsthand experiences of programs serving sex workers living with or at risk of contracting HIV.

Location:

American Public Health Association Conference Center, 800 I Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Jul
23
2012
Film Screening: They Go to Die

The Open Society Foundations will host a film screening that raises concerns about TB, HIV, and human rights violations in South Africa's mining industry.

Location:

E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC

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