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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.

Apr
26
2018
Roma and the Post–2020 Policy: Challenges and Opportunities

European civil society organizations, in partnership with national Roma and pro-Roma organizations, express their common position on the future political and budgetary priorities of the EU concerning Roma populations.

Location:

European Parliament, Brussels

Apr
25
2018
Towards a More Inclusive Europe: Countering Restrictions on Muslim Women’s Dress in the EU

The Open Society Justice Initiative presents its new report on restrictions on Muslim women’s dress among the 28 EU member states.

Location:

European Parliament, Brussels

Apr
19
2018
Images and Democracy: Photography and Shaping Contemporary South African Culture (audio)(video)

Market Photo Workshop’s Lekgetho Makola, artist Lebohang Kganye, and Africa is a Country’s Sean Jacobs discuss the role of photography in shaping memory and contemporary culture in South Africa.

Apr
17
2018
Book Launch—Have the Mountains Fallen? Two Journeys of Loss and Redemption in the Cold War

Azamat Altay was the voice of democracy on Radio Liberty. Chingiz Aitmatov became a renowned novelist in Soviet Kyrgyzstan. Despite being pulled apart by the Cold War, they were joined by a common mission to champion freedom.

Apr
12
2018
Bad Idea: The Rise of Illiberal Values and the Exporting of Repression Across the Former Soviet Union

A panel of experts will explore the Foreign Policy Centre's recent research into how authoritarian values are promoted and developed within, and exported from, the countries of the former Soviet Union.

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