On War and Peace

April 27, 2017

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

Masika Katsuva is a central figure in the Pulitzer Center-supported documentary "Seeds of Hope." She created a support center and farming community in the Democratic Republic of Congo to assist other survivors of rape, their children and orphans. Image by Fiona Lloyd-Davies. Democratic Republic of Congo, 2013.
March 8, 2017

Watch the screening and attend a panel discussion on "Under the Shadow," a film about how politics, corruption and impunity affect the lives of individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A National Police officer behind a riot shield is pushed backward by a crush of demonstrators during the March of the Empty Pots in Caracas in 2014, which coincided with International Women’s Day. Image by Natalie Keyssar. Venezuela, 2014.
March 8, 2017

What problems do women face in fragile states like Venezuela and South Sudan, whether living in these countries or reporting from them? Join a conversation with journalists at Campus Consortium...

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.

November 21, 2016

Landmark New York Times Magazine issue focused on the stories of individuals in the Middle East to explore regional conflicts.

November 21, 2016

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein discusses his new book, "The Chilean Chronicles," at Public Narrative in Chicago.

Children in an IDP camp. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Iraq, July 2016.
October 19, 2016

Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer joins in discussion at the Institute of Politics on one of the most comprehensive accounts of the contemporary Arab World's unraveling.

October 13, 2016

Landmark edition of The New York Times Magazine trace the lives of individuals across the Middle East living through the turmoil. Writer and multimedia journalist share those stories and...

Kharim Ahmad, 22, suffered shrapnel wounds on his face and the loss of a leg from fighting in Sangin.
October 4, 2016

The International Women’s Media Foundation presents award-winning photojournalist Paula Bronstein discussing her new book Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear at Busboys and Poets.