Prerna Singh examines the role of local authority, narrative, and norms in the prevention and cure of infectious diseases.
Ambassador Christopher Hill discusses recent challenges as the United States attempts to deal with North Korea’s military buildup.
University of Chicago historian Fred Donner discusses the material origins of Islam.
Fred Donner investigates the documentary evidence of early Islam.
Presenting the spring 2019 class of fellows. Welcoming remarks by Günter Ziegler, president of the Freie Universität Berlin.
New Yorker staff writer Masha Gessen discusses Russia, cynicism, doublethink, and the imaginative powers of democracy with Moscow correspondent Joshua Yaffa.
Yale historian Timothy Snyder on politics and language in the age of "Not-Even Fascism"
Artist Arthur Jafa speaks about his concluding exhibition at the Julia Stoschek Collection Berlin
Haun Saussy proposes a new starting point for scholars of Chinese literary history.
Masha Gessen on democracy, totalitarianism, and the force of political imagination.