Jamie Holmes discusses his book, Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing, on navigating the increasingly ambiguous and uncertain modern world.
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Fred Abrahams, author of the new book Modern Albania, will give an inside account of the fall of communism in Albania and efforts to rebuild after decades of labor camps, thought police, and one-party rule.
This event features a presentation on the work of a new panel of experts monitoring the forthcoming election of new members to the Inter-American region’s human rights commission and court.
Patrick Ball of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group presents real-world cases of how accurately understanding patterns of violence is increasingly important to advancing rights and justice.
Scott Horton discusses his new book, Lords of Secrecy, which explores national security debates including the turn to private security contractors, sweeping surveillance methods, and the use of robotic weapons such as drones.
As part of the global tour of the photography exhibition Exiled to Nowhere: Burma’s Rohingya, this discussion focuses on the challenges and intolerance facing ethnic minorities in Burma.
This discusion explores the Indian government’s increasing regulation of NGOs and its ramifications for civil society.
As EU policymakers prepare for the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, the Open Society European Policy Institute launches a new report about the EU’s role and influence regarding countries in the region.
The White House, Pentagon, State Department, and Congress have all supported increased assistance to foreign military forces as a key component of U.S. strategy, including for counterterrorism. Is it working?
Harsh Mander discusses the tension between economic liberalization and a rights-based approach to development and governance in India.
Philip Howard, professor of technology and international affairs, will present his latest book, Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up, followed by an open discussion.