Religion & Power

Roughly a hundred and fifty people wait to be rescued from an inflatable dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, twenty miles north of Libya. The boat left with only enough fuel to reach international waters. Image by Ben Taub. Libya, 2016.
October 4, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Alice Su, Robin Shulman, and Ben Taub share their reporting on refugees as part of inaugural Campus Consortium visit to Georgetown University. 

A photograph from Jake Naughton's project "Dual Shadows." Image by Jake Naughton. Kenya, 2017.
September 11, 2017

Photographer Jake Naughton's project examines the lives of those individuals seeking asylum in the West and the hostile environment in Kenya where they have sought refuge first before their hoped-for...

Educators from the 2016 workshop explore reporting and global topics with journalists who presented earlier in the day. Image by Evey Wilson. United States, 2016.
June 5, 2017

Pulitzer Center and University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators 2017—This two-day workshop hosted by the Pulitzer Center and UChicago brings together award-winning journalists with educators...

April 27, 2017

Join a conversation with Pulitzer Center grantee on the transformation of the Islam world, from 1798 into modernity.

At the University of Florida, Parkinson’s disease patient Russell Price undergoes surgery to implant a deep brain stimulation (DBS) lead
March 29, 2017

Join Pulitzer Center and Global Health NOW at the 2017 CUGH conference for a workshop on ways to better communicate research and field experience.

A holographic image of Mao in a rural farmhouse. Despite decades of violence and murder, Mao is still revered by many Chinese as a near god-like figure. Image by Sim Chi Yin/ VII Photo Agency. China, 2016.
March 15, 2017

How is China's religious revival influencing the country's future? Visit with Pulitzer Center journalist grantee Ian Johnson for a book signing and discussion at East City Bookshop in Washington, D.C...

Former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer at Washington University discussing A New Approach to the Middle East. United States, 2017.
February 8, 2017

What next for the Middle East? Former administration officials seek new policy solutions harnessing the resources and human capital of the region.

Border crossing in Ras Jdir near Ben Gardenne. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Tunisia, 2011.
February 8, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee headlines this Campus Consortium event focusing on the Middle East through the lives of six individuals he interviewed for his landmark New York Times Magazine piece.

February 2, 2017

Chicago K-12 and post-secondary educators meet with Pulitzer Center grantees and education staff at the University of Chicago to explore using "Fractured Lands" with their students.

Children in an IDP camp. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Iraq, July 2016
January 17, 2017

Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley discuss Middle East Strategy Task Force findings. Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer moderates event at Washington University in St. Louis.

December 21, 2016

New book takes readers through the world of placebos, hypnosis and false memories to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible minds.

December 21, 2016

Could the secrets to person health lie within our brains?