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May
1
2014
The Social Cost of the Uzbek Cotton Industry

Two forthcoming papers explore the economics and the issues around the cotton industry in Uzbekistan.

Apr
29
2014
Equality Data Initiative Meeting

This event, part of the Equality Data Initiative project, aims at reviving national debate on equality data collection.

Location:

Multicultural Centre/Mångkulturellt centrum Värdshusvägen 7, Fittjagård, Fittja, 147 85 Tumba, Stockholm

Apr
28
2014
The Maidan, Crimea, and the East: Evolving Human Rights Challenges in Ukraine (audio)

Four civil society activists discuss the evolving human rights challenges facing Ukraine.

Apr
25
2014
African Urbanism and Human Rights (audio)

Africa’s rapid urbanization presents severe challenges, but also provides opportunities for advancing democracy and economic development.

Apr
23
2014
Women Peacebuilders in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Zilka Spahic Siljak, visiting lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, discusses her work on human rights, religion, gender, and peacebuilding.

Apr
17
2014
Is Press Freedom Possible in Pakistan?

Pakistan is one of the deadliest countries in the world for journalists. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pledged to turn the tide, but recent attacks highlight the immense challenges.

Apr
14
2014
The Pashtun Question: Myths, Realities, and Militancy in Afghanistan and Pakistan (audio)

Journalist Abubakar Siddique discusses his book, The Pashtun Question, on the historical and political roots of conflict in the region—and what the future holds.

Apr
14
2014
Inside North Korea with Ishimaru Jiro (audio)

North Korea expert Ishimaru Jiro discusses the situation inside North Korea, two years into Kim Jong-un’s reign.

Apr
7
2014
Austerity: A Failed Experiment on the People (audio)

Martin McKee examines the intellectual underpinnings of European austerity, its alarming health consequences, and what can be done to alleviate them.

Mar
26
2014
Promoting Resilience or Repression? Support for Central Asian Security Forces (audio)

Dmitry Gorenburg and a panel of experts look at the long-term impact of external support for Central Asian military and security forces on stability in the region.

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