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Jun
10
2013
Restless Valley: Revolution, Murder, and Intrigue in the Heart of Central Asia (audio)

Award-winning journalist Philip Shishkin discusses his new book, an on-the-ground account of Central Asia’s unfolding history from 2005 to the present, in conversation with political scientist Alex Cooley.

May
31
2013
Live Law: “Breaking In”—Storytelling from the Legal Edge

Have you have you found a way to break in? Have you suffered a break-in? Come hear a night of lively personal stories from ex-lawyers, sword swallowers, former kids, and more.

Location:

The Greene Space, 44 Charlton Street (on the corner of Varick), New York City

May
22
2013
The Rios Montt Trial: Human Rights Accountability in Guatemala (audio)

A panel reflects on the recent trial and conviction of former Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt—the first time in history that a domestic court has found a former head of state guilty of genocide.

May
21
2013
The Rios Montt Trial: Human Rights Accountability in Guatemala (Washington, D.C., Event)

Two panels reflect on the recent trial and conviction of former Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt—the first time in history that a domestic court has found a former head of state guilty of genocide.

May
7
2013
Moving Walls 20 Opening Reception

The Open Society Foundations are hosting an opening reception for Moving Walls 20 at our new offices at 224 West 57th Street, New York, NY, 10019. Please note that this event is by invitation only.

Apr
25
2013
Dirty Debt: The Shady Deal between Russia and Angola (audio)

The Open Society Foundations’ Washington office hosts a discussion about a new report by Corruption Watch that exposes massive corruption in Angola.

Apr
17
2013
The Global Sexuality Frontier (audio)

Open Society Fellow Mark Gevisser reports on his research into the global revolution of ideas that is changing how people think about gender identity and sexual orientation.

Apr
11
2013
The Global Drug Prohibition Regime: Half a Century of Failed Policymaking?

As the world moves toward a discussion on drug policy at the United Nations General Assembly in 2016, renowned experts will discuss whether the current international drug prohibition regime represents a failed policy.

Location:

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Apr
11
2013
Debating the “War on Terror”: Two Appraisals of Obama, Human Rights, and Counterterrorism Policy (video)

A spirited debate on the Obama administration’s record so far in the War on Terror and the role of human rights groups in curbing the worst abuses. Moderated by Charlie Savage of the New York Times.

Apr
8
2013
Film Screening: Fuelling Poverty

The documentary examines the corruption and mismanagement of oil wealth in Nigeria, set against the backdrop of the January 2012 protests after the removal of the fuel subsidy.

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