Who Owns the Ninth of November?
Kristallnacht and the fall of the Berlin Wall both took place on November 9, in 1938 and 1989 respectively. What does the culture of remembrance mean for German society, and for others?
Protecting the Rights of Children in the War on Drugs in Latin America and the Caribbean
A panel of experts will discuss a new report exploring the intersection of incarceration, drug policy, and children’s rights.
Film Screening—Building the American Dream
Chelsea Hernandez’s new film documents the movement fighting abuse of immigrant labor in the Texas construction industry.
Women Incarcerated in the Americas Demand Sweeping Changes
Between 2000 and 2017, the female prison population worldwide increased by 53 percent, driven by minor nonviolent drug offenses. A panel of advocates and policymakers explores what can be done to reverse the trend.
Building Power: Women’s Leadership in the Fight for Justice, Democracy, and Fair Work
Women are on the frontlines of the fight for a fair global economy. A panel of women leaders will explore how their efforts can be better supported.
Unmaking Americans: Insecure Citizenship in the United States
A new report looks at how the history of denaturalization efforts in the United States relates to current efforts to strip Americans of their citizenship.
Book Launch—City of Omens: A Search for the Missing Women of the Borderlands
City of Omens author Dan Werb examines a pattern of brutal violence against women taking place in Tijuana, Mexico.
The European Way of Digital: The Role of the State in Protecting Open Societies Online
Can Europe position itself as a model third way for the regulation of the digital public sphere in open societies?
Must Human Rights Evolve or Die?
Philosopher and Open Society fellow Jonathan Rowson lays out the questions we must ask of human rights, of politics, and of ourselves in the twenty-first century.
Film Screening and Q&A—The Grass is Greener
Directed by Fab 5 Freddy, this film traces the inextricable ties between cannabis criminalization and racial injustice in the United States alongside stories about the influence of cannabis in black American musical culture.