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22 Mar 22

Art in the World – and Worlds – That We Inhabit. And Who Is We?

Olafur Eliasson discusses some of his prominent and lesser-known artworks.

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16 Mar 22

Making Headway: Exploring the World’s Challenges and the Role of Journalism through the Lens of Progress

In this talk, Kimmelman discusses his hopes to enlist a wide public, across political, social, and geographic spectrums, to help to define progress, how we measure and make it, and to imagine, collectively, a future we can hope to build.

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15 Mar 22

Curating Concerts: Classical Music between Mozart and Mahler

Christopher Gibbs discusses how music programs were curated in Germany and Austria during the so-called long nineteenth century.

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11 Mar 22

Russia in Ukraine II: The Conflict Deepens

A panel of experts convenes to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine two weeks into the battle.

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11 Mar 22

Fellow Spotlight: Lauren Benton

Lauren Benton investigates the legal foundations of violence in European empires and how they help us understand aspects of the "war on terror."

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10 Mar 22

Lithium Futures in Chile, Argentina, and the United States

Javiera Barandiarán examines past and current debates about lithium and its extraction in North and South America.

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03 Mar 22

The Art of Betrayal: Translation in an Age of Suspicion

Tess Lewis discusses translation as an act of responsiveness and responsibility

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01 Mar 22

Russia in Ukraine: A Panel Discussion on the Crisis

The American Academy in Berlin convened a panel to discuss the crisis in Ukraine

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28 Feb 22

Threats from the Margin? – Ladee Hubbard’s Novel “The Descendants”

"Beyond the Lecture" podcast: Ladee Hubbard talks about her novel-in-progress

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16 Feb 22

Fellow Spotlight: Javiera Barandiarán

Javiera Barandiarán traces the transnational history of the three oldest lithium brine mines in Chile, Argentina, and the United States.

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