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Oct
26
2016
The Politics of Evidence-Based Policymaking (audio)

Paul Cairney discusses his new book, which investigates widespread and dangerous gaps between scientific evidence and reasonable policymaking responses.

Oct
22
2016
Solutions Summit: Criminal and Juvenile Justice Forum

The Open Society Institute–Baltimore will host a half-day forum on issues related to criminal and juvenile justice reform in anticipation of our full-day Solutions Summit.

Location:

Real News Network, 231 Holiday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Oct
19
2016
Eroding Trust: The UK’s Prevent Counter-Extremism Strategy in Health and Education

Experts discuss a new Open Society Foundations report assessing the human rights impact of the UK government’s effort to engage teachers, doctors, and other caregivers in the fight against violent extremism.

Location:

Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, UK (Please use Cromwell Green entrance, allowing 15 minutes for security clearance.)

Oct
5
2016
Cops and Community: Innovations Around Policing

Join community leaders, activists, police, and scholars as they share ideas for finding solutions to the violence, tension, and mistrust that exists between cops and the community.

Location:

BRIC House Ballroom, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sep
26
2016
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Book Launch—Five Ideas to Fight For: How Our Freedom Is Under Threat and Why It Matters (audio)(video)
Leading human rights lawyer Anthony Lester discusses his new book, which presents a powerful account of what’s needed to protect our hard-won rights and freedoms.
Sep
22
2016
Can Universal Basic Income Eradicate Poverty?

Andy Stern discusses his recently published book, which investigates the current and projected state of the labor economy as emerging technologies push us toward a future with fewer overall jobs.

Location:

Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Sep
19
2016
Reception for Ebola Through the Lens

Join us at the Open Society Foundations office for a reception for the photography exhibit Ebola Through the Lens in advance of its New York debut at Photoville.

Sep
14
2016
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Book Launch: How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything (audio)(video)

Rosa Brooks discusses her new book, which examines what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.

Sep
12
2016
Why Transformation Is Taking Such a Long Time in India and the Role that Art Can Play (audio)

How artists, environmentalists, conservationists, and political actors are contributing to the revitalization of the city of Varanasi.

Jul
27
2016
Book Launch: The End of White Christian America (video)

A discussion of a new book exploring how demographic shifts are changing America.

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