In this lecture, historian Keith David Watenpaugh connects his historical and humanitarian work as well as reflects upon the professional responsibilities facing scholars confronted by recent events in the Middle East.
Barbara Nagel aims to combine American affect theory with German realism to understand the interaction of language and violence.
Carole Maso's latest work incorporates myriad forms: fiction, essay, memoir, poetry, and graphics—including drawings, photographs, maps—representing 15 years of writing.
David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the challenges facing the 65 million worldwide refugees, the nations that are taking them in, and the state of the international liberal order.
David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, discusses the topic of his new book, Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time.
An interview with Airbus Distinguished Visitor Derek Chollet, the executive vice president of the German Marshall Fund, on the Trump administration, issues facing US security, and the state of the transatlantic relationship.
A discussion about the state of US-German relations, moderated by German director general of foreign affairs, Thomas Bagger, with Derek Chollet (German Marshall Fund); Jörg Lau (DIE ZEIT); Daniela Schwarzer (German Council on Foreign Relations); and Angela Stent (Georgetown University)
Ussama Makdisi discusses the now-obscured Arab tradition of anti-sectarianism, an ethical stance that promotes a cohesive and emancipated political community that transcends religious difference.
Josh Kun is exploring how the production of sound and music are related to contemporary global migrations, expulsions, and detainments.
Visual artist Ran Ortner is known for his realistic paintings of foaming waves and turbulent movement of opalescent sea water, motifs inspired by decades of surfing.