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13 Dec 23

On Character: What It Is and Why it Matters

In this talk, Daniel H. Weiss looks at character as an idea from Socrates and the ancient Greeks through Cicero and the Enlightenment to the present environment of fake news and post-truth.

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05 Dec 23

Governing AI: Who Can, Who Should, and to What End

The panel addresses the main challenges for regulating artificial intelligence and asks what policies can foster innovation while alleviating existing harms and biases and preventing future ones.

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05 Dec 23

Fellow Spotlight: Stuart Kirsch

Kirsch uses ethnographic methods to analyze emerging standards for tracking and measuring greenhouse gas emissions.

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30 Nov 23

Cannon Fodder: The Human Rights of Soldiers

Saira Mohamed looks at how the notion of expendability influences legal rules regarding conscription and the duty of subordinates to disobey illegal orders.

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30 Nov 23

What Do We Need To Do To Achieve a Just Peace? A “Conversation” with John Rawls

Michael W. Doyle explores political philosopher John Rawls's ideas of “liberal peoples” and famed formulation of a "just peace."

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21 Nov 23

Let There Be Light

Liana Finck discusses her graphic novel "Let There Be Light (2021)," an adaptation of the Book of Genesis with a female God.

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14 Nov 23

Indigenous Writing in Latin America

Jorge Coronado explores an understudied aspect of Latin American literary history: little-known texts written by Indigenous peoples and their allies during the first half of the twentieth century. In formats such as testimonies, manifestos, pastoral plays, memorized documents, as well as traditional genres, these texts highlight the often dissident contributions of Indigenous worldviews and politics…

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10 Nov 23

The 2023 Henry A. Kissinger Prize Honoring NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

The American Academy in Berlin awards the 2023 Henry A. Kissinger Prize to Jens Stoltenberg for outstanding congtributions to the transatlantic relationship.

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02 Nov 23

A Report from Washington: Biden, Trump and the Future of America

Washington, DC, journalists extraordinaire Susan Glasser and Peter Baker discuss the shifting American political landscape and the future of the US presidency.

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