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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 (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 (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

May
3
2018
Refiguring the Future—A NetGain Event

What will artificial intelligence do to our world? A dynamic discussion of how artists intersect with science and technology—and the diverse and creative ways they can help us understand and shape our tomorrows.

Location:

Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611

Apr
27
2018
How Countering Violent Extremism Policy Undermines Human Rights and Instrumentalizes Civil Society

A new report investigates how policies considered to provide more intelligent ways of dealing with terrorism lead to new challenges for human rights and civil society.

Location:

Barcelona’s Center of Contemporary Culture (CCCB), Auditorium Carrer de Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona

Apr
26
2018
Collateral Repair Project on the Refugee Crisis in Jordan—Stories from the Field (audio)

Amanda Lane provides a deep dive into the refugee crisis in Jordan, drawing on her work with Collateral Repair Project, a small community-based organization working to meet the basic needs of refugees in Amman.

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