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10 Oct 23

Ambivalent Monuments: Freedom and Slavery in Iconic American Buildings

Mabel Wilson discusses writing histories and creating spaces of remembrance based on archival materials that document America’s history of slavery.

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10 Oct 23

Fellow Spotlight: Liana Finck

Cartoonist Liana Finck is working on her sixth book, "What to Do When," a tongue-in-cheek instruction manual for living in human society.

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09 Oct 23

US Defense Strategy in an Era of Major Power Competition

Colin Kahl oversaw the drafting of the 2022 National Defense Strategy as Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. In this talk, he discusses the military and security implications of China’s growing assertiveness, Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and changing patterns of global alignment.

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02 Oct 23

Fellow Spotlight: David H. Price

Historian David Price is tracing Jewish intellectual contributions to the expansion of religious toleration in Early Modern Europe.

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28 Sep 23

The Contamination of History

Holly Case discusses the habit of tracing the source of presumed contamination—in matters ranging from national politics in Ukraine to cybernetics—back to the Second World War.

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25 Sep 23

The Legal Travails of Donald J. Trump

A discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg, New York University law professor and Just Security editor Ryan Goodman, and University of Alabama Professor of Law and former US Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama Joyce Vance.

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22 Sep 23

Fellow Spotlight: Mabel O. Wilson

Mabel O. Wilson is working on an architectural and cultural history of racial difference from the early years of the United States.

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21 Sep 23

Beyond Queens and Captives: Women in Angola, 1500-1880

Mariana P. Candido’s sheds light on the experiences of women from West Central Africa during the era of the transatlantic slave trade.

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19 Sep 23

More Bark than Bite? Right-Wing Populism and Foreign Policy

Liberal democratic societies are more resilient in the face of populist challenges than conventional wisdom holds.

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19 Sep 23

Fellow Spotlight: Camila Agosto

Camila Agosto is developing new electroacoustic pieces for mixed instrumentation that incorporate her research in somatic experiences and sound healing.

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