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Aug
6
2018
Building the Bench for Inclusive U.S. Foreign Policy: Civil Society Leading by Example

A new report, Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Foreign Policy Sector, demonstrates how NGOs can empower a diverse pool of national security and foreign policy experts to help solve the world’s greatest challenges.

Jul
11
2018
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Is the Human Rights Movement in Crisis? (audio)(video)

Samuel Moyn and Aryeh Neier debate the human rights movement’s response to economic inequality: is this a fight that must be taken on, or is it one that rights can’t help to win?

Jun
25
2018
Reimagining Drug Policy Through Artistic Expression: Museums, Marches, and More (video)

A panel of activists and artists will discuss creative ways to push for reform through immersive events and imaginative experiences.

Jun
13
2018
Open Society Institute–Baltimore 20th Anniversary with Vanita Gupta and Taylor Branch
This is the first of three special events marking Open Society Institute–Baltimore’s 20th anniversary.
Location:

Baltimore Center Stage, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Jun
5
2018
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Book Launch—Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship (audio)

At a moment when hate speech is on the rise, Nadine Strossen’s timely new book presents powerful arguments about how to best protect both freedom and equality.

May
31
2018
Book Launch—Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY’s Impact in Bosnia and Serbia (audio)(video)

Legal scholar Diane Orentlicher discusses her new book on the impact of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia with a panel of regional and international experts.

May
22
2018
The Future of Coca Industrialization in Colombia: A Pathway to Development and Peace (audio)(video)

A new report looks at the coca leaf as a legal agricultural product and presents challenges, opportunities, and parameters for a legal system to expand coca industrialization.

May
17
2018
How Disinformation Spreads: Social Media’s Impact on Italy’s Elections

Alexandre Alaphilippe from EU DisinfoLab and fact-checker David Puente discuss how civil society cooperation helped monitor and counter online disinformation during the elections.

May
10
2018
Talking About Race: Mothers of the Movement Speak

A town hall discussion will be led by mothers who have lost children to police and gun violence.

Location:

University of Baltimore Learning Commons and Town Hall, 1415 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201

May
3
2018
Film Screening and Discussion—RBG: A Documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

This documentary film examines the personal journey of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s rise to the nation’s highest court.

Location:

The Charles Theatre, 1711 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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